New Directions in Bangladesh Studies

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