September 18, 2015
A new book by Associate Professor of History Raisur Rahman was formally launched by the Hon’ble Vice President of India Hamid Ansari at a function in New Delhi, India. The book is titled, “Locale, Everyday Islam, and Modernity: Qasbah Towns and Muslim Life in Colonial India” and published by Oxford University Press.
The book launch was followed by a discussion led by the former chief election commissioner of India and the former president of a New Delhi-based university.
Wake Forest was a co-sponsor of the event, which was well attended and widely covered by national news media in India.