The Making of Islamic Womanhood
Hem Borker with Abdullah Khan
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.
Abdullah Khan, a Mumbai-based screenwriter, novelist, literary critic, and banker, has contributed to numerous South Asian, American, and British literary journals and newspapers including The Hindu, Brooklyn Rail, Wasafiri, Mint, Scroll, Frontline, Outlook etc. His debut novel, ‘Patna Blues,’ published by Juggernaut Books, has been translated into 10 languages worldwide.
His second novel, ‘A Man from Motihari,’ was published by Penguin Random House India in April, 2023.