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My research interests are broadly in the areas of gender, race and religion in South Asia and among Muslim women in the UK. My PhD research re-constructed the theory of  the classed gender identity of New Woman in Bangladesh. I have applied this theorisation to further research on Bollywood and other media representation of women in South Asia. I have also published on women's roles in religious nationalism, Muslim women's political activism and migrant South Asian women's experiences in the UK. Recently, I edited a journal special issue on Decolonising Gender research in South Asia with Third World Thematics. I currently supervise a PhD student studying British Muslim women's Political Activism.

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