Hem Borker - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
3:00 pm – 7:55 am
The Red Couch

The Making of Islamic Womanhood

Hem Borker with Abdullah Khan

Day 2
4:30 pm – 7:55 am
Yayati

Hindustani Mussalman

Andaleeb Wajid, Hem Borker, Hussain Haidry with Abdullah Khan

Bio

Hem Borker is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She earned her DPhil in Education from the University of Oxford on the Clarendon Scholarship. Her research interests include education, social exclusion, gender and youth.
She also holds a MA in Social Work from the University of Delhi and BA in History from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. Her ethnographic monograph Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood was recently published by Oxford University Press.