Rafiuddin Ahmed, 1999–2000

Religious Symbols and Political Mobilization: The Bengal Muslims, 1905-1947

1999-00

History, Elmira College

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Rafiuddin Ahmed (Jessie Ball duPont Fellow) completed three chapters of Religious Symbols and Political Mobilization: The Bengal Muslims, 1905–1947, a monograph accepted for publication by Oxford University Press. He wrote an introduction for an edited volume entitled Understanding the Bengal Muslims: Interpretive Essays, of which he is the editor, to be published by Oxford University Press in December 2000, and an article entitled “Islamic Response to Europe in Colonial South Asia: Jihad against the ‘Infidels’?” that will be included in an anthology entitled The Bengal Muslims in Transition: Essays in Social and Cultural History (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Ahmed is Associate Professor of History, Elmira College, and Adjunct Professor of History, Cornell University.