Syeda Rumana Mehdi

Syeda Rumana Mehdi is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences in Ziauddin University in Karachi. Using poetry and storytelling as a medium, her research interests include anthropology of gender and marriage, political Islam, poetry and South Asian literature.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Sep 27, 2022

Latest Articles

Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

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Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.