TQ Chāt | # 31

Apr 2015

An elephant shunts a train on the Bengal-Nagpur line.

An elephant shunts a train on the Bengal-Nagpur line.

This week in the Internet:

Indian Railways – The British Legacy

Archives and Origins: The Material and Vernacular Cultures of Photography in India

Bengali New Year: how Akbar invented the modern Bengali calendar

The Men in the Middle

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Peter Gottschalk — Religion, Science, and Empire: Classifying Hinduism and Islam in British India

VIDEO: Pakistani servants form a union

I, citizen of Waziristan, hereby reject the Social Agreement

Western Muslims: Belonging to the Narrative

Angels of the fall…

Madrassah Education in Pre-Colonial and -Colonial South Asia

Muhammad Iqbal: Writer Against Colonialism

This week at Tanqeed:

Understanding the Politics of Saudi Sectarianism by Junaid S Ahmad. “The central – and very simple – factor that caused the royal despots of the Gulf to unleash political and sectarian warfare to punish Iran was the Islamic revolution’s staunchly anti-monarchical orientation.”



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