Ramla Wahab-Salman

Ramla Wahab-Salman is the Associate Director – Programming at the American Institute for Lankan Studies. She is a researcher in the field of history with interests in urban history and Islam in Southasia.

Reading the Star of Islam

The story of a Ceylonese press on the cusp of World War II.

Jul 17, 2019

Latest Articles

Bound by the bindi

Has wearing the bindi been an act of conformity to the Sindhi community?

Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.