Tag Archives: West Bengal

CFP: Inviting proposals for book chapters

We invite book chapters, from academics with an interest in and research background in Muslim life in West Bengal. Contributors are requested to prepare 5000-6000 word essays. Please follow the MLA style guide while preparing your chapters. Last date for submission of chapters: 20 February, 2018. Continue reading

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How to Eat Beef in Bengal?

We are a family of gastronomic dissidence, almost bordering on anarchy. My mother eats beef but no mutton. My father loves mutton but eats no beef. One of my sisters doesn’t eat any meat, not even fish. Another sister was … Continue reading

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‘Muslim Leadership’: An Interview with Mr. Jahangir Hossain

[It was first published in Cafe Dissensus Blog, which is the blog of Cafe Dissensus Magazine.] This is the first interview in a Cafe Dissensus series of pieces titled, ‘Muslim Leadership.’ This series aims to explore the question of Muslim leadership in … Continue reading

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