Hall Gardner is professor
and chair of the Department of International Affairs and Politics at the
For the past decade he has been writing and working on
NATO-related and transatlantic security issues as a member of the Committee
on Atlantic Studies. He is on the Advisory Board of the Cicero Foundation
He spoke at the NATO 50th Anniversary Academic Conference
His publications include “NATO Enlargement and Geostrategic History: Alliances and the Question of War and Peace,” which appeared in NATO for a New Century, edited by Carl Hodge (Praeger, 2002); "NATO and the UN" published in A History of NATO, ed. Gustav Schmidt (Palgrave, 2001) and “Aligning for the Future” Harvard International Review (Winter 2003).
He is also an internationally published poet. Many of his poems have been published in numerous small press publications, such as the Peace or Perish Crisis Anthology.
Dr. Dipanjan MITRA
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Ludwig Pesch (b.1955) is a musician, musicologist and teacher having specialized in Carnatic music.
Ludwig Pesch taught music and performed with improvisation
ensembles while studying music and musicology at the
For 15 years, he was a pupil of the late Ramachandra Shastry, musical heir to the great traditions of Tyagaraja and Sarabha Sastrigal.
A scholar under the Indo-German Cultural Exchange Programme and the German Academic Exchange Service, he completed his Diploma Course (five years) in Carnatic Music (First Class) at Kalakshetra. He is the co-founder of a major music documentation centre and archive in Chennai, Sampradaya.
For many years, he performed alongside his guru. While receiving advanced training as a Carnatic flautist in the Post-Diploma Course for two years at Kalakshetra, he also had numerous opportunities to give solo-concerts of his own. Since then, he has performed all over
He was featured by the Goethe-Institutes of the subcontinent during a concert- and lecture tour of
Several universities, music colleges, and Indian music circles across the
As a guest lecturer, he has worked with professional musicians, students and young children. He has also introduced Carnatic music in the context of special education and rehabilitation projects in
For several years he has performed and taught together with South Indian percussion virtuoso, T.R. Sundaresan. Together, they and Dr. Pia Srinivasan have conducted workshops for Carnatic music in
Decorated with the Cross of the Order of Merit on the Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande, 2000; press release of the German Consulate General in Chennai; online-report).
Recipient of the 6th Rabindranath Tagore Cultural Award (Kulturpreis) of the Indo-German Society (Deutsch-Indische Gesellschaft): "Conferred on Ludwig Pesch in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the spread of knowledge about
His online-courses "The Music of South India" and "Musik und Künste im südlichen Indien" have been acclaimed by performers, teachers, students and lovers of Indian music in three continents as (excerpts from comments) "revolutionizing the way music education could be delivered, down to practical lessons", "extremely enlightening in the content and method", "great fun for those of us who have not taken lessons in Carnatic music", and "a fantastic resource".
The Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music
Major Indian and international reviews | excerpts acrobat printversion (pdf)
· SRUTI Magazine
· THE HINDU Literary Review
· FRONTLINE Magazine
· KALKI (Tamil weekly)
The Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music with T.R. Sundaresan as co-author of the sections on rhythm and percussion (Oxford University Press, 1999) (See comments listed hereunder.)
[Other publications: Eloquent Percussion, Ragadhana, Vom Klang des Gluecks, Sittrarangam: A Theatre for All (The Small Theatre Madras)]
firstname.lastname@example.org (comments and criticism are equally welcome)
Literary publications in English
include Short Stories in Silverfish New Writing 4 launched at KL
International Literary Festival, 30 July 2004, Collateral Damage : A
Silverfish Collection of Short Stories, 2004, Petals of Hibiscus, A
Representative Anthology of Malaysian Literature in English, 2003, Silverfish
New Writing 2 Anthology of Stories from Malaysia, Australia, Singapore,
Hong Kong and Africa, Silverfishbooks 2002, The Merlion and the Hibiscus Contemporary
Short Stories from Singapore and Malaysia Penguin 2002, Short story published
as Editor’s first choice from 1,450 international entries in Asylum
1928 and Other Stories Fish anthology of international short
stories, Ireland, July 2001. Poems in Imbauan PPDKL (Glimpses)
World Poetry Reading KL 2004, In-Sights
Malaysian Poems 2003, Antologi, Poetry in our Lives Today, Kuala Lumpur
World Poetry Reading 2002. Co-editor Anthology of Malaysian Poetry in English
with Malay translations. Poems and short stories in
anthologies/literary journals including, Howard Sergeant, New Voices of The Commonwealth, (
Literary prizes include: Gertrude Hartley Memorial Prize for Poetry Balliol College, Oxford University and Second prize, Short Story Competition, judged by novelist Iris Murdoch and John Bayley, Prof of Literature, Oxford University and sponsored by ISIS, Oxford University and The Observer, Dan O’Connell Poetry Competition, Melbourne, Australia, January 2000 and Radio Malaysia Short Story and University of Malaya Playwriting Competitions.
Reviews: Short stories
received favourable reviews from the Far Eastern Economic Review (
Articles: Malaysian Culture Group, Newsletter March 2004.
Talks and readings of short stories and poems at Voice and Place: Writers’ Forum, The Substation Guiness Theatre, Singapore, 5 September 2004, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National Univ. Malaysia), Bangi, Garden International School, Kuala Lumpur, Literary Gathering International Women’s Assoc. Reading Group, Pukka Prose Editorial Services, Penang, Symposium Singapore- Malaysian Literature, Univ. Putra Malaysia, Silverfish Book Launch, K.L., Poetry Class, Singapore Management University (SMU), Malaysian Culture Group, International Islamic University, MCG Book Club, KL and Litfest Universiti Keb.Malaysia, Bangi, Singapore Management University, Borders Bookstore Singapore, Kinokuniya Bookstore, MPH Megamall Mid Valley, KL, MPH Subang Parade, Selangor, Kinokuniya Bookstores K.L., World Poetry Reading K.L. at Planetarium, at Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (Malaysian Language and Literary Board) and at Universiti Malaya, KL.
Latest interview: Le Prestige, June, 2003.
On Board of
Selectors, Rhodes Scholarship to
Economics and Government,
Managing Director, Trilogic Sdn Bhd, an investment holding company. Also Director, EON Bhd and Chairman, Remuneration Committee, of Delloyd Ventures Bhd, of PBA Holdings Bhd, of Mamee-Double Decker (M) Bhd all listed on KLSE Main Board, of CIMB (Commerce International Merchant Bankers) (L) Ltd, of CIMB Discount House Ltd, of MIDF Aberdeen Asset Management Sdn Bhd. On Committee of Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service Alumni Association, international/national advisory panels to Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI), Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER), and on Board of VIOBA Foundation. Served the Treasury, Ministry of Finance (1962 to 1978) last post Dep. Secretary (Econ) and PETRONAS, the national petroleum corporation (1979 to 1991) last post General Manager. Director, Malaysian International Merchant Bankers (MIMB, a subsidiary of MIDF and associate of Barclays Bank Group, UK [1992-2000]).
On invitation by Harvard University, helped in the design of a new
Executive Program for Leaders in Development: Managing Economic and
Political Reform developed jointly by Kennedy School of Government and
Harvard Institute for International Development, Harvard University, Oct/Nov
1995 Cambridge, Mass, USA. Rep. Malaysia at U.N. special session led by Prime
1 PERSONAL PARTICULARS
SHANMUGARATNAM s/o SITTAMPALAM
[S. SHAN RATNAM]
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH :
ADDRESS : Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
2 ACADEMIC PARTICULARS & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
FRCS Edinburgh (Obst & Gynae) 1964
FRCS Glasgow (General Surgery) 1964
Certificate in Exfoliative Cytology,
FACS USA 1972
FICS USA 1972
FRACS Australia 1977
FJSOG (Hon) Japan 1990
Emeritus Professor National University of Singapore 1996
3 APPOINTMENTS IN THE PAST
Aug 1995 to Professorial - Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
1969 to Chairman - Committee for Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
1970 to Chief Examiner - Postgraduate Examination in Obstetrics &
July 2000 Gynaecology, Master of Medicine (Obst &
APPOINTMENTS IN THE PAST
1988 to 1999 Director -
Director - WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in
Director - WHO Collaborating Centre for Maternal &
Child Health/Family Planning Service
Member - National Medical Research Committee,
Member - Medical Faculty Research Committee
Member - Advisory Committee,
Member - National Family Planning & Population
Board, Ministry of
Consultant Obstetrician &
Gynaecologist - Ministry of Health,
Member - Advertisement Advisory Committee
Member - Family Planning Medical Advisory
Committee, Ministry of
Member - Medical Clinical Research Committee
Member - Quality Assurance Committee, National
Member - Advisory Committee on Human Fertilization & Embryology, Ministry of
Chairman - Clinical Manpower Budget Committee
Member - Professional Conduct & Inquiry
Chairman - Committee on Subspeciality Development
External Assessor - Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Member - Obstetrics & Gynaecology Training
Committee, Ministry of
Member - Specialty Accreditation Board
Ministry of Health
Specialist - School Health Service, Ministry of Health
Non-Resident Fellow - King Edward VII Hall,
4 POSITIONS HELD AT PRESENT IN PROFESSIONAL AND ALLIED BODIES
Since 1985 President
Since 1993 Editorial Advisor - Regional Editorial Board for MIMS
July President-Elect -
since 1971 Member - Editorial Board, International Journal of
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
" 1988 Member - Editorial Board, International Journal of
Prenatal and Perinatal Studies
" 1989 Member - International
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
" 1992 Member - Technical Advisory Panel, Mother & Child
" 1993 Member - Editorial Board of the Journal of the American
Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
" 1993 Member - Expert Advisory Panel on Maternal & Child
Health, World Health Organisation
" 1993 Member - The International Advisors Committee, American
Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
" 1995 Member - Editorial Board, Gynaecology Forum
Medical Forum International
" 1998 Editor - Obstetrics & Gynaecology Communications Journal
5 POSITIONS HELD IN THE PAST
1969 - 1972 President - Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of
1977 - 1978 President
1979 - 1993 Council Member
1971 - 1983 Member - Board of Trustees, Congress Trust Fund of the
1983 - Jan 01 Secretary/Treasurer Obstetrical
& Gynaecological Society of
1969 - 1971 Chairman - Chapter of Obstetricians &
1972 - 1982 President - Family Planning Association of
1983 - 1984 Council Member (voluntary organisation)
1968 - 1979 Chairman - Journal Committee of the Asian Federation of
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
1968 - 1979 Editor - Journal of the Asian Federation of Obstetrics &
1976 - 1979 Member - Advisory Committee on Medical Research to
Director, WHO Western Pacific Region
1977 - 1982 Member - Regional Council of East,
1984 - 1986 President - Federation of Asia & Oceania Perinatal Societies
1985 - 1992 President - Masean Chapter of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
1979 - July 00 Secretary-General -
1969 - 1982 Member - Executive Board, International Federation of
Obstetrics & Gynaecology (FIGO)
1975 - 1977 Member - Management & Planning Committee, International
Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
1976 - 1977 Member - WHO Task Force on Methods for the Regulation
of Ovum Transport Section - Tubal Occlusions
1976 - 1978 Member - WHO Steering Committee of the Task Force on
Methods for the Regulation of Sperm Migration
1976 - 1979 Member - WHO Task Force for Health Services Research
1976 - 1985 Chairman - Committee on Qualifications (FIGO)
1977 Member - WHO Task Force on Methods for the Regulation
of Implantation: Intrauterine Medication Section
1977 Member - WHO Steering Committee of the Task Force on
Oral Hormonal Contraceptives
1977 - 1979 Member - WHO Steering Committee of the Task Force on Vaginal & Cervical Devices
1977 - 1980 Member - Central Council, International Planned Parenthood
1978 - 1982 Member - WHO Steering Committee of the Task Force on
Sequelae of Abortion
1978 - 1984 Member - WHO Steering Committee on Institutional
1980 - 1986 Member - Programme Committee (representing IMAP),
International Planned Parenthood Federation
1982 - 1985 President-Elect - International Federation of Gynaecology &
1985 - 1988 President - International Federation of Gynaecology & Obstetrics (FIGO)
1980 - 1992 Member - International Medical Advisory Panel (IMAP),
International Planned Parenthood Federation
1982 - 1991 Representative - International Association for Maternal and
(Asia & Oceania) Neonatal Health (IAMANEH)
1986 - 1993 Member - Scientific Technical Advisory Group (STAG) of
the World Health Organisation
1988 - 1993 Member - Technical Advisory Group (Safe Motherhood
Initiative) of the World Health Organisation
1992 - 1993 Chairman - Policy & Co-ordinating Committee of World Health
1991 - 1993 Member - International Advisory Committee, International
Congress of Gynaecologic Endoscopy
1991 - 1994 President - International Association of Supporters of FIGO
1991 - 1994 Chairman - Scientific Programme Committee of FIGO
1984 - 1990 Director - Society for the Advancement of Contraception
1994 - 2000 Member - Editorial Board of HUMAN REPRODUCTION
6 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
" 1964 Obstetrical & Gynaecological
(formerly Singapore Family Planning Association)
since 1963 Royal Society of
" 1968 British Medical Association
(formerly Asian Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
" 1969 International Federation of Gynaecology & Obstetrics
" 1982 Federation of Asia & Oceania Perinatal Societies
" 1991 International Association of Supporters of FIGO (SOFIGO)
1977 The Public Administration Medal (Gold), National Day Awards
"Friend of Labour" Medal,
1979 Honorary Member of the Societas Gynaecologica Et Obstetricia Italica
1982 Sims Black Travelling Professorship, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
1983 Honorary Fellowship,
1985 The Public Service Star, National Day Awards
1988 Honorary Member, Udruzenje Ginekologa I Opstetricara Jugoslavije (UGOJ)
Science & Technology
1989 Honorary Member of the Korean Association of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Fellowship of the
1991 ASEAN Award for Contributions to Reproductive Medicine
Member of the
1992 Honorary Fellowship of the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
of Science (Honoris Causa),
Fellow of the
Professor of the South African Representative Committee of the Royal
Fellow of the College of Physicians & Surgeons,
Fellow of the
1996 Emeritus Professor,
Honoris Causa, University of d’Auvergnes
Sep 1957 - Feb 1958 House Officer Medicine, Prof G A Ransome's Unit
Feb 1958 - Aug 1958 House Officer Orthopaedic Surgery, Prof Karlen's Unit,
Aug 1958 - Jul 1959 Medical Officer Casualty & Outpatient
Jul 1959 - Mar 1961 Trainee Medical Officer General Surgery, Mr Y Cohen's Unit
Mar 1961 - Jun 1963 Trainee Medical Officer Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Jun 1963 - Jun 1968 Lecturer Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Jun 1968 - Dec 1969 Senior Lecturer Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
May 1969 - Dec 1969 Senior Lecturer & Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Jan 1970 - Jul 1970 Professor & Acting Head Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Aug 1970 - Dec 1978 Professor & Head Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Jan 1979 - Jul 1995 Senior Professor & Head Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Aug 1995 - Jul 2000 Professorial Fellow Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
9 LANGUAGES (besides English)
Tamil - Fluent
Malay - Good
10.1 PRESENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
· Gynaecological endocrinology, including subfertility and induction of ovulation
· Gynaecological oncology with special reference to trophoblastic and ovarian disease
· Transsexualism - surgery of male and female transsexuals
· Care of the elderly woman
International - 596
Local/Regional Refereed Journals - 396
Non-Refereed Journals - 14
Conference Papers - 795
Papers for Seminar/Public Talk/Lecture - 21
Books/Monographs - 6
Editorial Work on Books - 15
Editorial Work on Journals - 1
Chapters in Books - 138
Theses/Dissertations - 1
Was a journalist with the Malay
Mail & Malayan Times (
He had four years of schooling at
Publications include: Tracks of a Tramp: A first collection of poems. (1961); Bunga Emas: An Anthology of Contemporary Malaysian Literature: 1930-63. Ed. (1964); Etude comparée des littératures nationales et/ou officielles de la Malaisie et de Singapour depuis 1940, 3 vols. (1988); Fire Readings: A Collection of Writings from the Shakespeare & Company Fire Benefit Readings, Co-ed. (1991); [For collections of poems, short-long stories, vignettes, essays, critiques, and novels, See: http://stateless.freehosting.net/menupage.htm ] Special Millennium 2000 Issue of the Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies (Chennai, India: Institute of Asian Studies), March 2000: Guest Editor; Journal of Comparative Poietics/Revue de Poïétique Comparée (Founder editor:1989-). Contributed over a hundred articles and/or fictional pieces to a wide variety of popular and learned journals, and books, such as, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (Leeds University), Asia:A Handbook (London), The Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies: Special 2000 Number-March 2000 (IAS, Chennai, India), Buddhism in Tamil Nadu (IAS, India), International Institute of Asian Studies Newsletter (Leiden), Journal of Asian Studies (USA), Komparatistische Hefte (Bayreuth University), Yearbook of ASNLE (Essen University), Journal of Eelam Studies (London), Lanka: Studies in Lankan Culture (Uppsala University), Radical Poetics (London), Forum Academicum (Heidelberg University), Discus (Frankfurt University), Fire Readings (Paris-Boston), The Gombak Review (IIUM University, Kuala Lumpur), Malayan Times(Kuala Lumpur), Le Canard Laqué (Institute of Political Science, Paris), http://www.viweb.cjb.net/vilit_archives/Wignesan_1.htm (Victoria Institution literary archives), Editor of the on-line journal: The Asianists’ Asia – http://stateless.freehosting.net/1titlecontents.htm and so forth. Check the Bibliothèque Nationale de France for other works.
See http://stateless.freehosting.net/menupage.htm for Collections of poems, articles, short stories, vignettes, novels, etc.
Editorial board member of Le Canard Laqué ( Association Asie-Extrême, Institute of Political Science, Paris: 1989-91); editorial advisor and guest editor of the Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies (Chennai, India: 1998- ), and Guidepost (Spain: 1967).
Association memberships: American Comparative Literature Association (1992>); (American) Association for Asian Studies (1991>); American Society for Aesthetics (2003).
(Formerly)Royal Asiatic Society for
Founder-Director: Research Centre
for Comparative Poietics, Centre National de la Recherche
Languages: Tamil (mother tongue), Malay, English, Spanish, German, French, and some Chinese.
A Stateless Person since 1969 (his only
passport was confiscated by the British Embassy in
Yoginder Singh Sikand
1. Name: Yoginder Singh Sikand
2. Date of Birth:
3. Nationality: Indian
4. Permanent Address:
4304 Oakwood Apts. IV
5. Present Address:
c/o International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World,
[Also: Head, Centre for Studies on Indian Muslims,
6. E-Mail: email@example.com
7. Educational Qualifications:
B.A.(Hons.) (Economics), St.Stephen's College, Delhi University, 1985-88.
(Dissertation Topic: Charisma and Religious Revivalism: The Case of the Tablighi Jama'at Among the Muslim Meos of Mewat).
Ph.D. (History), Royal Holloway, University of London, 1995-98.
(Thesis Topic: ‘The Origins and Development of the Tablighi Jama'at: A Cross-Country Comparative Study’).
Presently engaged as a post-doctoral research scholar at the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, Leiden, The Netherlands, working on a project on ‘Islamic Perspectives on Inter-Faith Relations in Contemporary India’.
8. Work Experience:
with voluntary agencies involved in the field of education in Rajasthan, Uttar
Islamic History at the Henry Martyn Institute of Islamic Studies,
a research-cum-action project on religious traditions and communal harmony in
edit a web-magazine, Qalandar,
devoted to a discussion of issues related to Islam and Inter-Faith Relations in
The Origins and Development of the Tablighi
Jama’at (1920-2000): A Cross-Country Comparative Study, Orient Longman,
Sacred Spaces: Exploring Traditions of Shared
Madrasas and Islamic Education in
b] Articles in Journals
1] ‘Women and the Tablighi Jama’at’, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, vol.10, no.1, 1999.
Origins and Development of the Tablighi Jama’at in
4] ‘The Fitna of Irtidad: Muslim Missionary Response to the Shuddhi of the Arya Samaj in Early Twentieth Century India’, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol.17, no.1, 1997.
5] ‘Indian Muslims and the Mass Media’, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol.15, nos.1&2, 1994.
6] ‘The Tablighi
7] ‘Mass Conversions to Hinduism Among Indian Muslims’, Economic and Political Weekly, August, 1994.
8] ‘Meonis of Mewat’, Economic and Political Weekly, March, 1995.
9] ‘The Devnarainkatha of the Gujjars of Rajasthan’, Man in India, vol.74, no.4, 1994.
11] ‘Modern Interpretation of the Concept of the Wali of God’, Bulletin of the Henry Martyn Institute of Islamic Studies, July-Dec. 1996.
12] ‘Building Bridges Between Sikhs and Muslims: The Contribution of Khwaja Hasan Nizami’, Studies in Inter-Religious Dialogue, 9 , 2.
13] The Role of the Kashmiri Sufis in the Promotion of Communal Harmony and Social Reform [14th-16th Centuries] (published as a booklet by the Centre for the Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai, 1999).
14] ‘Popular Beliefs and the Dialogue of Everyday Life: Inter-Religious Interaction at the Sufi Shrines of Jammu’, Studies in Inter-Religious Dialogue, vol.10, no.2, 2000.
‘Changing Course of Kashmiri Struggle: From National Liberation to Islamist
Jihad?’, Economic and Political Weekly,
vol. xxxvi, no.3,
16] ‘The Ayodhya of the South?: The Baba Budhan Giri Dargah Controversy’, Journal of the Henry Martyn Institute, 18:2, 1999.
‘Ritual and Popular Piety at the 'Urs
of a Qalandar Dargah in
18] ‘Between Dialogue and Conflict: The Origins and Development of the Deendar Anjuman’, in The Muslim World, vol. 92, Fall 2002, pp. 223-54.
19] ‘Another Ayodhya in the Making? The Baba Budhangiri Dargah Controversy in South India’, in Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 20, no. 2, 2000, pp. 211-227.
‘Hazrat Bulbul Shah: The First Known Muslim Missionary in
21] ‘The Tablighi Jama’at in Post-1947 Mewat’, in The Eastern Anthropologist, no. 53, vol. 3-4, 2000, pp. 341-350.
22] ‘Minority Predicament: Reflections on the Contributions of Sayyid Abul Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi’, Encounters, 7:1, 2001, pp.3-28.
24]. ‘A New Indian Muslim Agenda: The Dalit Muslims and the All-India Backward Muslim Morcha’, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol.21. no.2, 2001, pp. 287-96.
25] ‘Hindu-Muslim Syncretic Shrines of Karnataka’, Indian Journal of Secularism, vol. 6, no. 1, April-June 2002, pp.63-97.
26] ‘Islamic Perspectives on Liberation and Dialogue in Contemporary India: A Case Study of Muslim Writings in Dalit Voice’, Studies in Inter-Religious Dialogue, vol. 12, no.1, 2002, pp. 75-97.
27] ‘Islam and the Dalit Quest for Liberation in Contemporary India’, Encounters, vol. 8, no.1, 2002, pp. 43-60.
Changing Nature of Shared Hindu-Muslim Shrines in Contemporary Karnataka,
29] ‘ “Now or Never!”: Inter-Faith Dialogue and the Recovery of ‘True’ Hinduism as Seen in the Writings of Acharya Maulana Shams Naved Usmani’, Islamic Studies, 41:2, 2002, pp.295-317.
30] ‘The Emergence and development of the Jama’at-i Islami of Jammu and Kashmir (1940s-1990), Modern Asian Studies, 36, 3, 2002, pp. 705-751.
31]‘Shi‘ism in Contemporary India: The Badri-Vakili Controversy Among Indian Isma‘ilis’, The Muslim World, vol.93, January, 2003, pp.99-115.
32] ‘Peace, Dialogue and Da‘wa: An Analysis of the Writings of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan’, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, vol.14, no.1, 2003, pp.33-49.
33] ‘Muslim Madrasas in Contemporary South Asia’, Journal of the Henry Martyn Institute, vol.22, no.1, Jan-June 2003, pp.49-79.
34] ‘The Role of the Media: Islamic Voice’s Agenda for the Muslims of India’, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 23, no.1, April 2003, pp.183-94.
35] ‘Kashmir: Civil Society Initiatives and Peace—Role of Religion and Religious Activists’, Economic and Political Weekly, vol.xxxix, no.4, 24-30 January, 2004.
c] Articles in Collected Volumes
Emergence of the Tablighi Jamaat among the Meos of Mewat’, in Noor Mohammad (ed.) Indian Muslims : Precepts and Practices, Rawat,
3] ‘The Role of Women in Kashmiri Rishism’, in Urvashi Butalia (ed.) Speaking Peace: Women’s Voices From Kashmir, Kali For Women, New Delhi, 2001, pp. 42-55.
4] ‘Arya Shuddhi and Muslim Tabligh: Muslim Reactions to Arya Samaj Proselytization (1923-30)’,
in Rowena Robinson and Sathianathan Clarke (eds.) Religious Conversion in
Hindu-Muslim Shrines in Karnataka: Challenges to Liminality’, in Imtiaz Ahmad
& Helmut Reifeld, Lived Islam in
d] Other Articles
More than 250 other articles on various topics, including Muslim, Dalit and women's issues, religion, politics and culture in numerous South Asian periodicals and newspapers such as the Deccan Herald, The Pioneer, Himal, The Observer of Business and Politics, Sunday Observer, Milli Gazette, Mainstream, Manushi, Nation and the World, Islamic Voice, The Sunday Observer, The Voice of People Awakening, Frontier, The Tribune, Dalit Voice, Communalism Combat, the Daily Times, Jang, South Asia etc.. Also, several book reviews.
e] I have published the following booklets/monographs on my own:
The Muslim Rishis of
The Sufis of
3. Building Bridges of Harmony: A Speech By Maulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri.
4. Religion and Dalit Liberation.
5. Religion, Dialogue and Justice.
6. Kashmiri Muslim Perspectives on Inter-Religious Dialogue.
Hazrat Bulbul Shah: The
First Muslim Sufi in
8. Sufism and the Inter-Faith Encounter: The Contribution of Dara Shikoh.
9. The Islamic Movement and the Political Challenge.
10. Inter-Religious Dialogue and Liberation Theology.