Dina M Siddiqi

Dina M Siddiqi is a cultural anthropologist who teaches in the School of Liberal Studies at New York University. Her research and writing, grounded in the study of Bangladesh, joins transnational feminist studies, critical development studies, and the anthropology of Islam and labour. She can be reached at dms17@nyu.edu

Where workers stand in Sri Lanka’s garment-industry boom

‘Garments without Guilt?’ sheds light on labour ethics and narratives associated with exceptionalism in Sri Lanka’s apparel industry

Jul 17, 2023

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

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