Dr Shabnum Tejani
BA (OBERLIN COLL) MA MPHIL PHD (COLUMBIA)
Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern South Asia
Academic Staff, SOAS South Asia Institute
- Dr Shabnum Tejani
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- Colonialism and Nationalism in South Asia
- H140 Introduction to the History of South Asia
- H234 Culture and Identity in Modern South Asia 1800-2000
- H331 Nehru and India's Modernity, 1936-64 (I)
- H431 Nehru and India's Modernity, 1936-64 (II)
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- South Asia
Tejani, Shabnum (2008) Indian Secularism: A Social and Intellectual History 1890-1950. Indiana Univ Press.
Tejani, Shabnum (2014) 'The Colonial Legacy.' In: Guneratne, Arjun and Weiss, Anita, (eds.), Pathways to Power: the Domestic Politics of South Asia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 21-103.
Tejani, Shabnum (2007) 'Reflections on the Category of Secularism in India: Gandhi, Ambedkar, and the Ethics of Communal Representation, c. 1931.' In: Needham, A.D. and Rajan, R.S., (eds.), The Crisis of Secularism in India. Duke University Press, pp. 45-65.
Tejani, Shabnum (2013) 'The Necessary Conditions for Democracy: B.R. Ambedkar on Nationalism, Minorities and Pakistan.' Economic and Political Weekly, XLVIII (50). pp. 111-119.
Tejani, Shabnum (2013) 'Defining Secularism in the Particular: Caste and Citizenship in India, 1909-1950.' Politics and Religion, 6 (4). pp. 1-27.
Tejani, Shabnum (2013) 'Between Inequality and Identity: The Indian Constituent Assembly Debates and Religious Difference, 1946-50.' South Asia Research, 33 (3). pp. 205-221.
Tejani, Shabnum (2013) 'Untouchable Demands for Justice or the Problem of Religious "Non-Interference": The case of temple entry movements in late-colonial India.' Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 14 (3).
Tejani, Shabnum (2007) 'Re-Considering Chronologies of Nationalism and Communalism: The Khilafat Movement in Sind and its Aftermath, 1919-1927.' South Asia Research, 27 (3). pp. 249-269.
Tejani, Shabnum (2007) 'Music, Mosques and Custom: Local Conflict and 'Communalism' in a Maharashtrian Weaving Town, 1893-1894.' South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 30 (2). pp. 223-40.