Monthly Archives: June 2015

Syed Sajjad Husain: A Tribute

Late Professor Dr Syed Sajjad Husain was one of the leading Muslim scholars, writers and academics to have hailed from Bengal during the twentieth century. An academic specialising in English literature, he served in his capacity as a Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka and Rajshahi Universities during the turbulent years of early 1970’s. He published many books and hundreds of articles in

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Book Review: Rediscovering the Muslim Heritage of Bengal


The Muslim Heritage of Bengal, by Muhammad Mojlum Khan, Leicester: Kube Publishing, 2013, pp412, PB, £19.99. Muhammad Mojlum Khan’s latest book, The Muslim Heritage of Bengal: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of Great Muslim Scholars, Writers and Reformers of Bangladesh and West Bengal is a treasure of histories of the region, through the contributions of 42 individuals spanning from early

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Studies in Islamic History, Art and Architecture |Tribute to Professor Syed Mahmudul Hasan

I have been in regular contact with Professor Syed Mahmudul Hasan for nearly five years now. I first came across his writings in the course of my research on the topic of ‘Muslim Heritage of Bengal’. After reading his Muslim Monuments of Bangladesh (Dhaka: Islamic Foundation Bangladesh, 2003) and Khan Jahan: Patron Saint of the Sundarbans (Dhaka: Islamic Foundation Bangladesh,

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