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

Pakistan’s fake-degree problem, India-Bangladesh trade stalemate and more

Southasiasphere: Issue #9 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

The caste of Karnatic music

An untold history of mrdangam makers.

Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.

Southasia’s postponed emergency

COVID-19 threatens to strip the region’s health systems bare.