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Tahir Kamran – Sufi Shrines, electoral politics and sectarian violence in Punjab: a case study of the dargah of Sial Sharif

        Event Date: 9-10 September  2011 Royal Holloway, University of London     Contesting Shi‘ism: Isna ‘Ashari and Isma‘ili Shi‘ism in modern South Asia   Tahir Kamran Sufi Shrines, electoral politics and sectarian violence in Punjab: a case study of the dargah of Sial Sharif Sectarianism has pervaded deep in the south-eastern Punjab, which was proverbially known …

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Contesting Shi‘ism: Isna ‘Ashari and Isma‘ili Shi‘ism in modern South Asia

        Event Date: 9-10 September  2011 Royal Holloway, University of London     Contesting Shi‘ism: Isna ‘Ashari and Isma‘ili Shi‘ism in modern South Asia   Shi‘a Muslims constitute a significant, though indeterminate (perhaps c. 15-20%) minority within South Asian Islam, making South Asia one of the world’s most significant centres of Shi‘a population. Moreover, the historical associations …

From Subjects to Citizens: Society and the Everyday State in India and Pakistan 1947 – 1964 – conference page

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1   From Subjects to Citizens: Society and the Everyday State in India and Pakistan 1947 – 1964 This research, a three-year collaboration between the History …

Tahir Kamran – The Christian Minority in the Pakistani Punjab

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Tahir Kamran – The Christian Minority in the Pakistani Punjab This study examines the status of the Christians in the post-colonial Pakistani Punjab. With religious …