Rafiuddin Ahmed (NHC Fellow, 1999–00)

Project Title

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

Elmira College

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1999–00

Rafiuddin Ahmed Rafiuddin Ahmed 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).