New Directions in Bangladesh Studies

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Panel Discussion

New Directions in Bangladesh Studies: Recent Scholarship and New Publications
Panel Discussion | November 5 | 3-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

Opening Remarks

  • Sanchita B. Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies
  • Poulomi Saha, Assistant Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley

Nusrat S. Chowdhury
Paradoxes of the Popular: Crowd Politics in Bangladesh (Stanford U Press 2019)
Respondent:Charles Hirschkind

Tariq Omar Ali
A Local History of Global Capital: Jute and Peasant Life in the Bengal Delta (Princeton U Press, 2018)
Respondent: Abhishek Kaicker

Poulomi Saha
An Empire of Touch: Women's Political Labor and the Fabrication of East Bengal (Columbia U Press, 2019)
Respondent: Julia Bryan-Wilson

Wrap Up

  • Poulomi Saha
  • Nusrat S. Chowdhury
  • Tariq Omar Ali

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center
Institute for South Asia Studies
UC Berkeley
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