Muslims

Reading the Star of Islam

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

| Jul 17, 2019

The life and times of a British journal of Islam

How ‘Islamic Review’ became one of the most prominent journals of Islamic thought in the West.

| Mar 18, 2019

Sri Lankan Muslims: the new ‘others’?

The history and politics of Muslimphobia in Sri Lanka.

| Apr 23, 2018

Precariats of Indian democracy

The multiple identities of Kashmiri Pandits that have evolved over time complicate the question of resettlement.

| May 11, 2015

Between free speech and hate speech

Understanding the impact of speech, particularly on marginalised groups, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.

| Jan 23, 2015

Representing risks

Media reports on cousin marriages among British Pakistanis deflect from measured discussions around genetic risks.

| Dec 20, 2014

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The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.