Yasmin Saikia

Yasmin Saikia

School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Yasmin Saikia’s research interests include South Asia, history and memory, violence and gender, Muslim history, children and identity. She has published In the Meadows of Gold: Telling Tales of the Swargadeos at the Crossroads of Assam (1997), Fragmented Memories: Struggling to Become Tai-Ahom in India (2004) and Women, War, and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971 (2011). Currently, she is working on two book projects: one is on Muslim history and decolonization in British India, and the other is on writing a children’s history on learning peace and violence in India, Pakistan, and Palestine.

Yasmin.Saikia@asu.edu