Weekend Takeover By Heba Ahmed
June 27, 2020 11:00 am - June 28, 2020 11:00 pm
A PhD student at Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Heba Ahmed completed her M.Phil. from CPS, JNU in 2017. Her dissertation was entitled "Remembering Gujarat 2002: Contending Memories and the Politics of Violence". Part of this research was on the Gulbarg Society massacre and has been published as a book chapter, "The Gulbarg Memorial and the Problem of Memory" in "Partition and the Practice of Memory" (Mahn and Murphy, 2018). She was a Research Fellow (May-June 2017) at the University of Würzburg, Germany, under the UGC-DAAD fellowship of the Indo-German partnership in higher education. Her articles on various issues of social justice, especially with regard to Muslims in India, and often based on experiences of student activism in JNU, have been published in various print and online media, such as 'India Seminar', 'The Baroda Pamphlet', 'Firstpost', 'The Companion', 'Indian Writers Forum'. She was recently invited to deliver a lecture at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, on discourses of anti-Muslim violence in contemporary India.
SOURCE: CONFLICTORIUM ARCHIVES