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Apr 9, 2013
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Life in Locker: The State of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Life in Locker: The State of the Rohingyas in BangladeshDescription of the book:--------------------------------This is a book about the "Rohingya", a group of religious, ethnic and linguistic minority people of Myanmar but now large number of whom live in Bangladesh as refugees and illegal migrants. They became stateless people when the Government of Myanmar enacted "Myanmar Citizenship Law" in 1982 which constitutionally excluded them as the citizens of Myanmar. Besides, the Government of…See More
Apr 9, 2013
Olya Kenney commented on Dr Nasir Uddin's blog post The Voice of the Silence
"Thanks for posting. I didn't know anything about it  until I read this, and now I'll be looking out for more news. It's always inspiring when people come together to demand justice."
Feb 27, 2013
Dr Nasir Uddin's blog post was featured

The Voice of the Silence

Just at 4.00 pm on February 12, 2013, people from every walk of life—working in offices, moving on the streets, riding on vehicles, shopping at market places, sitting inside houses, studying in schools, colleges and universities, doing share-transaction at broker houses, reporting at media houses, talking part in parliamentary activities, playing in stadium and all play grounds, even watching TV at drawing rooms & cooking at kitchens— suddenly stood still in silence. Besides, Bangladeshis…See More
Feb 14, 2013
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Feb 13, 2013
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"I'm currently working on a book-project on the politics of representation. Now, I'm looking for articles and reference-books on it."
Feb 12, 2013
Dr Nasir Uddin posted a blog post

Between Delhi and Rangamati: Contrasting display of protests

Recently, two gang rapes took place – one in Delhi and the other in Rangamati. In the first case, a 23-year-old Delhi medical student was raped on a running bus on December 16 by six men and then was thrown off on the street. The victim later succumbed to her injuries and died in Singapore. In the second case, a Marma school-girl of class-eight was gang raped on December 21 in Rangamati. Three “Bengali settlers” raped the 14-year-old girl and then killed her. Both the incidents were quite…See More
Feb 1, 2013
Dr Nasir Uddin commented on Paul Wren's group Writing for Anthropology
"Call for Paper   Special Issue: Anthropology in South Asia Journal: Man in India Volume 91, Issue 3   The countries of South Asia –alphabetically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri…"
Mar 4, 2011
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Mar 4, 2011
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Anthropology in South Asia

Call for Paper Special Issue: Anthropology in South AsiaJournal: Man in IndiaVolume 91, Issue 3 The countries of South Asia –alphabetically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka - are externally identical but internally diverse. South Asia is a distinct region for its history of decolonisation, diversity of cultural landscape, variety of languages used, composition of multi-ethnic settings, uniqueness of festivals and rituals and the dynamics of…See More
Mar 4, 2011
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Mar 4, 2011
Dr Nasir Uddin commented on Philip Carl SALZMAN's group Theory in Anthropology
"Call for Paper   Special Issue: Anthropology in South Asia Journal: Man in India Volume 91, Issue 3   The countries of South Asia –alphabetically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri…"
Mar 4, 2011
Dr Nasir Uddin commented on Karen Ann Faulk's group Political and Legal Anthropology
"Call for Paper Special Issue: Anthropology in South Asia Journal: Man in India Volume 91, Issue 3   The countries of South Asia –alphabetically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka -…"
Mar 4, 2011
Dr Nasir Uddin commented on Chelsea L. Booth's group South Asian Anthropology
"Call for Paper   Special Issue: Anthropology in South Asia Journal: Man in India Volume 91, Issue 3   The countries of South Asia –alphabetically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri…"
Mar 4, 2011
Stacy A A Hope replied to Dr Nasir Uddin's discussion Colonial Representation of Colonised People in the group Anthropology of Colonialism and Empire
"Hi Nasir! I am so sorry that no one has replied to your thread. However, I would love to read an excerpt or even the entire paper before I make any crucial remarks. I do agree that the plight of colonisation was to justify their own actions through…"
Nov 25, 2009
Piers Locke replied to Dr Nasir Uddin's discussion Colonial Representation of Colonised People in the group South Asian Anthropology
"Some provocative questions- what happens when we critically examine fashionable slogans like 'epistemology of colonialism'? How does it compare with the way philosophers use the term epistemology? Might it be that social and cultural…"
Oct 8, 2009

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Nasir Uddin
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Department of Anthropology, University of Chittagong
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My field of interest: Ethnicity in deterritorialized world, dialectics of colonialism and postcoloniality, subalternity and minority issues, anthropolology of space and intelligence, contested notions of religious and regional terrorism, dynamics of fundamentalism and secularism, regional formation of South Asia, political economy of the Chittagong Hill Tracts

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Life in Locker: The State of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Life in Locker: The State of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh



Description of the book:

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This is a book about the "Rohingya", a group of religious, ethnic and linguistic minority people of Myanmar but now large number of whom live in Bangladesh as refugees and illegal migrants. They became stateless people when the Government of Myanmar enacted "Myanmar Citizenship Law" in 1982 which constitutionally excluded them as the citizens…

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Posted on April 9, 2013 at 4:34pm

The Voice of the Silence

Just at 4.00 pm on February 12, 2013, people from every walk of life—working in offices, moving on the streets, riding on vehicles, shopping at market places, sitting inside houses, studying in schools, colleges and universities, doing share-transaction at broker houses, reporting at media houses, talking part in parliamentary activities, playing in stadium and all play grounds, even watching TV at drawing rooms & cooking at kitchens— suddenly stood still in silence. Besides,…

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Posted on February 13, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Politics of Peace: A Case of the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), bordering Bangladesh, India and Myanmar, has always been represented as the region of ethnic conflict and insurgency in Bangladesh. It is the home to eleven indigenous groups of people collectively known as Pahari. Since the migration from neighbouring states of Arakan of…

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Posted on February 12, 2013 at 3:30pm

Between Delhi and Rangamati: Contrasting display of protests

Recently, two gang rapes took place – one in Delhi and the other in Rangamati. In the first case, a 23-year-old Delhi medical student was raped on a running bus on December 16 by six men and then was thrown off on the street. The victim later succumbed to her injuries and died in Singapore. In the second case, a Marma school-girl of class-eight was gang raped on December 21 in Rangamati. Three “Bengali settlers” raped the 14-year-old girl and then killed her. Both the incidents were quite…

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Posted on February 1, 2013 at 5:01pm

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At 12:02am on September 3, 2009, Francine Barone said…
Hi Nasir, and welcome to the OAC. I'd be interested in hearing about your research interest the "anthropology of space and intelligence".
At 9:03pm on September 2, 2009, Philip Carl SALZMAN said…
Nasir, many thanks for putting up your discussion topic on Theory in Anthropology.
 
 
 

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