Farida Begum

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Farida Begum

Doctoral Student in History

1029 Tisch Hall, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1003


  • Fields of Study
    • South Asia
    • Gender
    • Islam
    • Empire
  • About

    I study modern South Asia, with a specific focus on histories of imperialism, undivided Bengal, Islam in South Asia, and gender. I’m currently interested in looking at the historiography on how Muslim women in Bengal have been written about as well as how Indian women were navigating the spaces of social reform during the interwar period.  

  • Education
    • BA, History and Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College, 2012