Friday, July 6, 2018

Special Issue: Religion Freedom in South Asia

The special issue of Asian Affairs carrying papers from the conference on Religious Freedom in South Asia is now available here. Many of the articles take a historical approach.

Here is the Table of Contents:
  • Preface – Bijan Omrani
  • Introduction – Neeti Nair
  • The Indian Constituent Assembly and the Making of Hindus and Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir – Mridu Rai
  • Constitutional Issues and the Treatment of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities – Farahnaz Ispahani
  • Secular Quests, National Others: Revisiting Bangladesh’s Constituent Assembly Debates – Dina M. Siddiqi
  • Myanmar: Religious Minorities and Constitutional Questions – Christina Fink
  • Religious Intolerance in Post-Civil War Sri Lanka - Neil DeVotta
  • More Than Meets The Eye: The Narratives of Secularism and Islam in Bangladesh – Ali Riaz
  • Unpacking the Blasphemy Laws of Pakistan – Raza Rumi
  • Cow Protection and Minority Rights in India: Reassessing Religious Freedom – Cassie Adcock