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South Asian Muslim Studies Association (SAMSA)
1988-2010

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2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997,
1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990,
1989, 1988

2010

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 15, 2010
Panel Title: Representations of Difference by/of South Asian Muslims
-Irfan A. Omar (Marquette): “Friend or Foe? Muslim Views of the British in 19th Century India”
-Peter Gottschalk (Wesleyan): “Shared Fears, Divergent Expressions: Islamphobia in British India and the United States
-Laura Dudley Jenkins (Cincinnati): “Conversion as Seduction:Islamophobia in Law and Media”
-Zillur R Khan (Oshkosh): “Indo-Bangladesh Mutual Misperceptions; Causes & Consequences”

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), SUNY-Brockport: October 1-2, 2010
Panel Title: Peace and Economic Development in South Asia
Panelists: Vikash Yadav (Hobart), Feisal Khan (Hobart), Victoria Farmer (SUNY-Geneseo)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Villanova University: April, 9, 2010
Panel Title: State and Islam in South and Southwest Asia
-Robert Hazan (Denver): “Rise of Religious Orthodoxy in Turkish Politics 2002-10”
-Grace Clark (USEFP): “Pakistan’s Policies on Aging”

Panel Title: Literature & Poetry in South Asia
-Janet Powers (Gettysburg): “The Marriage Metaphor in South Asian Devotional Poetry”
-Steve Fink (Eau Claire): “A Timely Transition: Secularization of Qawwali in India and Pakistan”
-Tahira Khan (Denver): “Religio-political Power of Imam of Mosque in Rural Pakistan”
 
Panel Title: Indian Muslims before & after Independence
-Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany): “Deradicalization of Jamaat-i-Islami Hind compared to JI Pakistan
-Athar Murtuza (Seton Hall): “Educated Islam in Hyderabad before Partition”

Panel Title: Muslim Education in South Asia
-Mashal Said (Duke): “Forming Ideal Muslim Subjects: Education and Edification in Madrasas in Colonial India and Beyond”
-Nathaniel Davis (Southern Illinois Univ-Carbondale): “From Colonialism to Neo-Colonialism; Nationalism, Islam and the Cultural Framing of Conflicts in Afghanistan”

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Philadelphia, PA: March 28, 2010
Panel Title: Muslim Identity in India 19th to 21st Centuries
-M Raisur Rahman Khan (Wake Forest): “Madrasas, Maktabs & Schools; Muslim Education in Qasbati Colonial India”
-Fatima Imam (Lake Forest): “Ideological Adjustments of Indian Muslims-Twelve Families of Uttar Pradesh”
-Irfan A. Omar (Marquette): “Secularism or Marginalization: Muslim Religious Discourses in 21st Century”

 

2009

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 25, 2009
Panel Title: How Muslims View Jihad & its Global Implications
-Irfan A. Omar (Marquette): “Gandhi on Jihad: an Interreligious Perspective”
-Aurangzeb Syed (N. Mich.): “Jihad in Punjab”
-Geoffrey Cook (Independent):  A Critical Analysis of the Islamic Imagery Project”
-Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany): “Deradicalization of a Revivalist Movement”

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Cornell University: October 9, 2009
Panel Title: Politics of an Unclear Borderland
-Feisal Khan (Hobart): “Understanding Pakistan’s Afghan Policy”
-Faizan Haq (Buffalo): “American Demands & Pakistan’s Priorities: Illusion, Expectations & Realities”
-Vikash Yadav (Hobart): “Myth of the Moderate Taliban”

Panel Title: Displaced Borders
-Madhavi Bhasin (Global India Foundation): “Line of No Control: India-Pakistan Interactions through the Blogosphere”
-Saheli Datta (Syracuse): “Refugees & Displaced Persons in SA: Political Connections.
-Lindsey Kingston (Syracuse): “A Border around Every Corner: Statelessness and Zones of Exception”
-Nasim Yousaf (Independent): “Pakistan and India: the Case for Unification”

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Coral Gables, FL: April 24, 2009
Panel Title: South Asian Muslim Encounters with the West, pre and post independence
-Faisal Devji (The New School): “The Problem of Muslim Universalism”
-Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany): “The Rise of Political Violence among some South Asian Muslim Youth”
-Hafeez Malik (Villanova): Discussant


2008

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 19 2008
Panel Title: Adoption of Muslim Personal Law of South Asian Muslims in the West
Panelists: Jeff Redding comparing India and the West, Rita Akhtar on the debate on multiculturalism, Irfan Omar on the debate in the USA, Theodore Wright, chair

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Hamilton, NY: September 26, 2008
Roundtable:  The New Regime in Pakistan
Panelists: Faizan Haq (SUNY-Buffalo), Vikash Yadav (Hobart and William Smith), Tariq Karim (Foreign Service), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Washington, DC: April 16, 2008
Panel Title: Reopning the Gates of Ijtihad
Panelists: Nadeem Hasnain (St. Lawrence), Etin Anwar (Hobart and William), Irfan A Omar (Marquette), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany), Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton), Discussant


2007

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Binghamton: October 26-27, 2007
Roundtable: Pakistan and Bangladesh in 2007: Domestic Crises, Foreign Causes?
Panelists: Faizan Haq (SUNY-Buffalo), Salahuddin Malik (SUNY-Brockport), Holly Sims (SUNY-Albany), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany), Chair

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 13, 2007
Roundtable: Decentering Study of Indian Muslims
Panelists: Laura Dudley Jenkins (Cincinnati), Zillur Khan (Oshkosh), Irfan A. Omar (Marquette), Peter Gottschalk (Wesleyan), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany), Discussant

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Denver, CO: April 20, 2007
Panel Title: Markers: Ways in which majority communities detect minority members for either discrimination or benefits
-Nadeem Hasnain (St. Lawrence): “Shia and Sunni in Lucknow”
-Zillur R. Khan (Univ of Oshkosh): “Ahmadis and Hindus in Bangladesh”
-Dennis McGilvray (Univ of Colorado-Boulder): “Interethnic Semiotics of Circumcision in Sri Lanka”

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Boston, MA: March 22, 2007
Panel Title: Legacies of Partition in South Asia
-Vazira Zamindar (Brown): “Moving People; Immovable Property”
-Omar Khalidi (MIT): “Martial Races in the post partition Indian Army”
-Haimanti Roy (MIT): “Citizens without a Nation; Minorities in Being 1947-65”
-Karen Leonard (Univ of CA-Irvine): “Hyderabadis in Pakistan and Beyond”
-Peter Gottschalk (Wesleyan): Discussant


2006

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 20, 2006
Roundtable: Picking up the Pieces; predicting the Muslim Situation after the Bush Wars
Panelists: Farhat Haq (Monmouth), Zillur R. Khan (Oshkosh), Aurangzeb Syed (Northern Michigan), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

Roundtable: Muslims, Kashmir and the Bush Administration
Panelists: Zillur Khan (Oshkosh), Aurangzeb Syed (N. Michigan), Syed Bashir Hussain (Oshkosh), Aminul Karim (Bangladesh), Ghulam Nabi Fai (Washington DC), Anwar Syed (Lahore), G. C. Thomas (Marquette)

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), St. Lawrence College: October 6, 2006
Roundtable: Muslims in the Media: North America, Europe, and South Asia
Panelists: Salahuddin Malik (Brockport), Faizan Haq (Buffalo), Nadeem Hasnain (St. Lawrence), John Collins (St. Lawrence),Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Villanova University: 2006
Panel Title:  A Critique of Bernard Lewis's thesis in ‘What Went Wrong; the Clash between Islam and Modernity’
Panelists: Karl Barbir (Siena), Radwan Masmoudi (CSID), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) San Francisco, CA: April 6-9, 2006
Panel Title: South Asian Madaris in Comparative Perspective
Panelists: Ali Riaz (Illinois State), Matt Nelson (SOAS), Chris Candland (Wellesley)


2005

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: Oct. 6-9, 2005
Panel Title: Competing Perspectives of Unity vs. Diversity of South Asian Muslims
Panelists: Ahrar Ahmad (Black Hills, South Dakota), Laura Dudley Jenkins (Cincinnati), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), SUNY-New Paltz: September 30, 2005
Round table: Changing Academic interest in South vs.East Asia since World War II
Panelists: Janet Powers (Gettysburg), John Chaffee (Binghamton)

Round table: Muslims in America Today
Panelists: Ammar Deliou (SUNY-Albany), Salahuddin Malik (SUNY-Brockport)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Orlando, FL: Apr 1-2, 2005
Panel Title: Afghanistan since the Elections
Panelists: Aminul Karim, Theodore Wright


2004

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: Oct.15, 2004
Roundtable: The Future of Indian Muslims in the light of the 2004 Elections
Panelists: Mike Fisher (Oberlin), Laura Dudley Jenkins (Cincinnati), Phil Oldenburg (Texas), Raju Thomas (Marquette), Ted Wright (SUNY-Albany)

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Bard College, NY: Oct. 29, 2004
Roundtable: The Ever-tilting Triangle of US, Pakistan and India
Panelists: Steve Hoffman (Skidmore), Saeed Shafqat (Columbia/Lahore), Faizan Haq (Buffalo), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) San Diego, CA: Mar 7, 2004
Panel Title: Translation through Boundaries; an attempt at Hindu-Muslim Rapprochement in the works of the Mughal Prince, Dara Shikoh
Panelists: Douglas Berger (Oakton), Irfan A. Omar (Marquette), David Pinault (Santa Clara), Michael Fisher (Oberlin)


2003

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: Oct. 2003
Panel Title: Religious Conversion in India
Panelists: Chandra Mallampalli (Westmont), Irfan A. Omar (Marquette), Douglas Berger (Oakton), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Univ. of Buffalo: October 17-18, 2003
Roundtable: Urdu Language in South Asia: Wall or Bridge?
Panelists:  Ayesha Jalal (Tufts), Joseph O’Connell (Toronto), Yakub Khan Bangash, Syed K.U. Hassan, Salahuddin Malik (Brockport), Suhail Islam (Nazareth)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), American University: April 2, 2003
Panel Title: Waging Peace, Waging Justice, a Multifaith Perspective


2002

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Skidmore College: Oct.25-26, 2002
Panel Title: Images & Stereotypes of Muslims in South Asian Countries
Panelists: Shahid Refai (St.Rose); Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Washington DC: April 6, 2002
Roundtable: Bush Administration & South Asia: Change or Continuity?
Panelists: Ainslie Embree (Columbia), Saeed Shafqat (Lahore), Sumit Ganguly (Texas), Rashiduzzaman (Rowan)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Washington, DC: Mar 4, 2002
Panel Title: Islam, 9/11 and US National Security
Panelists: Akbar Ahmed (American Univ), Ambassador M Aminul Karim (Bangladesh); Hafeez Malik (Villanova); Asma Afsaruddin (Notre Dame); Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)


2001

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Cornell University: October 27, 2001
Panel Title: Rewriting of Muslim History in South Asia: Who controls the discourse?
-Shahid Refai (St. Rose) “Colonial India”
-M. Rashiduzzaman (Rowan) “Bangladesh since 1971”
-Yvette Rosser (Texas) “The Hindu-centric Perspective”
-Irfan A Omar (Marquette), Discussant

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 19, 2001
Panel Title: A Place to Remember or Not: Local intersections of Memory, Forgetting and Identity Construction
Panelists: Syed Faiz Ali (Virginia?); Peter Gottschalk (Wisconsin); Christopher Lee (Canisius), Karen Leonard (UC-Irvine), Discussant

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Villanova Univ: April 27-28, 2001
Panel Title: Muslims, Distorting media and American Politics
-Mir M. Ali (Washington), “Treatment of Muslims in the American Media; the Arab-Israeli Dispute”
-Dilnawaz Siddiqui (Clarion),”Iraq from Virtual Ally to Enemy in the Gulf War toTarget of Sanctions”
-Ghulam Nabi Fai (Kashmiri American Council), “Kashmiris from Freedom Fighters to Fundamentalists, Mercenaries, and Terrorists”
-Abdul Malik Mujahid (Soundvision, Chicago), “The American Media and the Balkan Conflicts, a Reverse Case?”
-Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton), Discussant

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Chicago, IL: Mar. 22-25, 2001
Panel Title: Nonviolent and Quietistic Islam
-Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton), “Tabligh-i-Jamaat in Bangladesh”
-Robert Johansen (Notre Dame), “Radical Islam and Non-violence: A Case Study of Religious Empowerment, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan’s Khudai Khidmatgars”
-Irfan A. Omar (Temple), “Rethinking Jihad in Wahiduddin Khan’s Theology of Non-Violence”
-Sheila McDonough (Concordia), Discussant


2000

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), College of St. Rose: October 21, 2000
Panel Title: ?
Panelists: Shabnum Khan, Garrett Menning, Iftikhar Khan, Mubarak Zuberi, Chitralekha Zutshi, Reeta T. Chowdhari

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 14, 2000
Panel Title: Teaching about Muslims
-Richard Eaton (Arizona) “Confronting Stereotypes with Historical Evidence”,
-Laura Dudley Jenkins (Cincinnati),”Not without my Stereotypes: Muslim Personal Law Debates via internet-based Instruction”
-Peter Gottschalk  (Southwestern),”Challenging Identities: Muslims and Hindus in a Virtual Village”
-Syed Ali, Discussant.

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), San Diego, CA: March 9-12, 2000
Panel Title: Changing Sources of Patronage for Muslim musicians in South Asia; Hindu Temples, Muslim Rulers & Shrines and Secular Bollywood
Panelists: Dan Neuman and Loraine Sakata (UCLA), Brian Silver (VOA Urdu program), Regula Burckhardt Qureshi (Alberta), Bonnie Wade (Berkeley)


1999

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Boston, MA: March 13, 1999
Panel Title: Homogenization vs. Differentiation among Indian Muslims
-Jonah Blank (Harvard): “Mullah on the Mainframe; Modernity and Islamization among the Daudi Bohras”
-Frank Fanselow (Brunei): “The Genesis of Communalism in Tamil Nadu; the Minakshipuram Mass Conversions”
-Laura D. Jenkins (Wisconsin): “Caste, Class and Islam; Debating the Boundaries of Backwardness in India”
-Omar Khalidi (MIT): “Konkani Muslims on the Urduization Path”
-Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany), Grace Clark (AIPS), Ali Asani (Harvard), Discussants

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Villanova Univ: May 1, 1999
Panel Title: Homogenization vs. Differentiation among Indian Muslims
-Jonah Blank (Harvard): “Mullah on the Mainframe; Modernity & Islamization among the Daudi Bohras”
-Laura D. Jenkins (Wisconsin): “Caste, Class & Islam; Debating the Boundaries of Backwardness in India”
-Tahira Aftab (Franklin and Marshall): “The Gender Gap in Pakistan”
-Mumtaz Ahmad, Discussant

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Hobart College: Oct 16, 1999
Panel Title: Different Kinds of Muslim Stance Towards Religious Conversion in South Asia
Panelists: Omar Afzal (Cornell), Russell Blackwood (Hamilton), Shahid Refai (St. Rose)

Roundtable: Afghanistan
Panelists: Mohammed I. Khan (Clarion), Tom Greene (US State Dept), Qadir Amiryar (George Washington Univ), George Collins (Wichita)

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 15-17, 1999 
Panel Title: Contesting Perspectives on Religious Conversion in South Asia: Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist
Panelists: Arvind Sharma (McGill), Marcia Hermansen (Loyola), Geoffrey Cook (Berkeley), Christopher Queen (Harvard).

Panel Title: Predicaments & Poetics of Muslim Identity in India; Variable Meanings of Caste, Code and Community
Panelists: Syed Ali (Virginia), Kristin Bright (Santa Cruz), Laura Dudley Jenkins, Christopher Lee (Syracuse)


1998

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), SUNY-New Paltz: October 15, 1998
Panel Title: Muslims, the Media and the Post-colonial State
Panelists: Shahid Refai, (St. Rose), Convenor; David Lelyveld (Columbia); McCord, Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

Panel Title: Responsibility for Environmental Degradation in Asia
Panelists: Holly Sims (SUNY-Albany), Ward Morehouse, Reshma Prakash Murti

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Washington, DC: March 27-29, 1998
Panel Title: Sir Syed Ahmed Khan: A Centennial Retrospective
Panelists: C. M. Naim, (Chicago), Convenor; Faisal Devji (London), David Lelyveld (Columbia), Gail Minault (Texas).

Panel Title: Post Modernism and the Study of South Asian Muslims
Panelists: Paul Brass (Univ. of Washington), Frank Spaulding (Ohio) Ashutosh Varshney (Harvard), Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton). Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany).


1997

MidAtlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS), West Chester Univ: Oct. 26, 1997 Panel Title: Pakistan at 50
-Craig Baxter, Convenor

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 17, 1997
Panel Title: The Muslim Response to Globalization/Privatization in South Asia
-Stanley Kochanek (Penn State) “Business and the New Economic Policy in South Asia”
-Dennis McGilvray (Colorado) “Sufi Circuits in/to Sri Lanka”
-Rashiduzzaman (Rowan) “The Islamic Critique of Economic and Media Globalization in Bangladesh”
-Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany) “Muslim Self-Reliance in India: the Model of the Business Communities”

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Binghamton University: October 31, 1997
Panel Title: Fifty Years of Independence of India
-Russell Blackwood (Hamilton), Convenor

MidAtlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS), West Chester Univ: Oct. 26, 1997 Panel Title: Islam and NGOs in South Asia
Panelists: Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton), Muhammad Maruf (Cordoba Institute), Rashiduzzaman (Rowan), Shahid Refai (St. Rose)

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Chicago, IL: March 15, 1997
Roundtable: NGOs in South Asia
Panelists: Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton), on Pakistan, M. Rashiduzzaman (Glassboro State, NJ) on Bangladesh; Muhammad Maruf (Cordoba Institute) on Sri Lanka; Shahid Refai (St. Rose) on colonial India; Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany) on post-independence India


1996

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: October 19, 1996
Panel Title: Changes in Urdu since Partition: India and Pakistan
Panelists: Herman Van Olphen (Texas), Tahsin Siddiqi and Peter Hook (U. Michigan), C.M. Naim, Discussant.

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Honolulu, HI: April 12, 1996
Panel Title: Gender, Ethnic Identity and Modernity under Stress in South Asian Islam
Panelists: Gail Minault (Texas), Sylvia Vatuk (Chicago), Shahid Refai (St. Rose), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany), Gulnar Baltanova (Tataria)

1995

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Washington, DC: April 6-9, 1995
Panel Title: The Hyderabad Diaspora
Panelists: Karen Leonard (Irvine), Omar Khalidi (MIT), Michael Witmer (Temple)

1994

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Boston, MA: March 26, 1994
Panel Title: Hindu-Muslim-Sikh Communal Integration and Disintegration in India
-Cynthia Keppley Mahmood (Maine) “The Culture of Sikh Separatism”
-Andreas D’Souza (Henry Martyn Institute of Islamic Studies, Hyderabad), “The Aman-Shanti Forum Movement for Muslim-Hindu Dialogue in Hyderabad”
-Claire Weber (Penn) “Hindu Traders and Muslim Embroidery Workers in Lucknow: a Caste Study of their Economic Relations” (paper read by DeWitt Ellinwood, SUNY-Albany)


1993

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Los Angeles, CA: March 27, 1993
Panel Title: Problems of Research on the South Asian Muslim Diaspora
-Dorothy Angell (DC) “Bangladeshis in USA”
-Michael Fisher (Oberlin) “An Early Muslim Migrant to the UK”
-Kathryn Hansen (Columbia) “Muslim Cultural Activities in the New York City area”
-Omar Khalidi (MIT) “Indian Muslims in USA”
-Shahid Refai (St. Rose) “Members of Diaspora doing research in home countries”
-Arthur Helweg (W. Michigan) “Gulfis”
-Salahuddin Malik (Brockport) “Relations between Black Muslims and South Asian in USA”
-Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany) “South Asians in the West's Reactions to the Rushdie Controversy and the Gulf War”

1992

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Washington, DC: Apr. 4, 1992
Roundtable: Muslim Women: when Muslims?; when Women?
Panelists: Charles H. Kennedy (Wake Forest), Shahid Refai (St. Rose), Anita Weiss (Oregon), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)

1991

SAMSA, New Orleans, LA: Apr.13, 1991
Roundtable: South Asian Muslims in the post-Cold War Era
Panelists: Michael Fisher (Oberlin), Shahid Refai (St. Rose), Eliot Tepper (Carleton, Canada), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany)
 
MidAtlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS), Lockhaven, PA: Nov. 1-3, 1991
Panel Title: The 1990 Pakistan Elections
Panelists: Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton), Larry Gerber (NDI Election Observation Team), Theodore Wright (SUNY-Albany) informal observer while in Pakistan on sabbatical

1990

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Chicago, IL: Apr. 7, 1990
Panel Title: Insiders and Outsiders in the Study of South Asian Muslims
Panelists: Doranne Jacobson (Springfield, IL), Shahid Refai (St. Rose), Dhirendra Vajpayi


1989

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Syracuse University: Nov. 11, 1989
Panel Title: Asian Islam: Institutionalization of Religious Culture, Beliefs and Practices
Panelists: Shahid Refai, David Pinault, Ralph Sisson

Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI: Nov. 4, 1989
Panel Title: Indo-Islamic History
Panelists: Gavin Hambly, William Spengler, Fritz Lehmann, Marie Martin, Richard Eaton

Muslim Social Scientists Association (MSSA), Brockport, NY: Oct. 26-28, 1989
Panel Title: Status of the Indian Muslim Minority
Panelists: Theodore Wright (SUNYA), Chair, Abidullah Ghazi (Chicago), M. Badr Alam (Elmira, NY), Omar Khalidi (MIT), Laxmi Barwa (New Delhi), Mohammed I. Khan (Clarion, PA)

MidAtlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS), Georgetown Univ: Oct. 22, 1989
Panel Title: The Ethno-National Question and Regional Security in Pakistan
Panelists:  Aftab Kazi, Mumtaz Ahmad, Suleiman Nyang,Theodore Wright

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Washington, DC: Mar. 17, 1989
-Barbara Metcalf (UC-Davis) on “Endeavors of the Joint Committee (ACLS/SSRC) on the Comparative study of Muslim Societies”

1988

New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), Albany: Oct. 9, 1988
Panel Title: Patterns of Social Interaction & Non-Interaction between Religious Communities in India
-Douglas Haynes (Dartmouth), “The Khilafat Movement & the Emergence of Communalism in Surat”
-Khalid Mehtabdin (St. Rose), “Regional Inequalities in Pakistan”
-Omar Afzal (Cornell), “Role Maintenance in Communal Tension: Dilemma of Nationalist Muslims
-Mohammed I. Khan, (Clarion), “Communal Integration through Intermarriage”
-Soofiye Hussain (Nassau CC), Discussant

MidAtlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS), Indiana University of Pennsylvania:  Oct. 23, 1988
Roundtable: Ethnoreligious Integration & Disintegration in South Asia
Panelists: Aminul Islam (on Bangladesh), Fazal Davood (on Sri Lanka), Mohammed I. Khan (on India), Mumtaz Ahmad, Salahuddin Malik, Aftab Kazi and Manzoor Khatana (on Pakistan)