Dina M Siddiqi
Dina M Siddiqi is an anthropologist who teaches in the School of Liberal Studies at New York University. Her research and writing, grounded in the study of Bangladesh, joins feminist studies, development studies and the anthropology of Islam.
Scandalising the supply chain
Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.
Jan 11, 2022
Beyond the doomsday scenario
Bangladeshi garment workers prepare for a post-MFA world.
Jul 01, 2003
In Search of Shonar Bangla
The Bangladesh constitution of 1972 directs the first 10 lines of Amar Shonar Bangla to be sung as the national anthem.
May 01, 2003
Sexual Harassment and the Public Woman
Bangladeshi women who face harassment from males lack any access to avenues of social or legal redress. The suicide of Simi Banu tragically highlights the need for the law to protect not only female 'modesty', …
May 01, 2002
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region
A disappeared Maldivian journalist’s family still waits for closure
Eight years after he vanished, and despite an official report pointing to his abduction and murder, Ahmed Rilwan is yet to be declared dead, and powerful officials allegedly linked to the killers evade justice
Punjab’s battles over Bhagat Singh
Controversies over the anti-colonial revolutionary expose Punjab’s political fissures, with the farmers’ protest movement, Communists, Khalistanis, the AAP and other parties all having staked their own claims
Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups