Comparing the Vernacular in Muslim and Hindu Traditions: the case of Sindhiyyat

The Vernacularization of Muslim and Hindu Traditions: The Case of Sindhiyyat

Workshop organized by CEIAS research groups “New Muslim Elite and the Vernacular” and “Gujarati and Sindhi Studies”

31st May & 1st June 2016

31st May 2016 | Salle du conseil A & B – 190 avenue de France 75013 Paris

17:00 | Welcoming by the CEIAS Director

17:05 | Michel Boivin, CNRS-CEIAS

About Sindhology as a field

17:20 | Claude Markovits, CNRS-CEIAS

Key Note Address: Looking back on Sindh’s colonial History

17:50 | Screening of a documentary film

So Heddan, So Hoddan (Like Here like There), directed by Anjali Monteiro and K P Jayasankar, 2011 (50mn)

1st June 2016 | Room 638-640 – 190 avenue de France 75013 Paris (6th floor)

Panel 1: Glimpses into a Composite Culture

9:30 | Rémy Delage, CNRS-CEIAS et Delphine Ortis, INALCO

Relations between Sehwan Sharif and the Indus in Sindh: Genealogy of a separation

10:00 | Bhavna Rajpal, University of Westminster

Shah Abdul Latif in Sindhi cinema: (Re-)Imagining Sassui Punhoo through its screenplay

10:30 | Kamran Khumber, EHESS-CEIAS

Reflections of 1980s Sindhi Society in Amar Jaleel’s Dil Je Duniya: A Commentary on Aror Jo Mast

11:00 | break

11:30 | Iqbal Akhtar, Florida International University

The Chronicle of Light: Translating 18th Century Sindhi Islamic luminary cosmology through printed in Urdu and Gujarati

12:30 | Zahir Bhalloo, CEIAS

Vernacularization of a Persian Ismâ`îlî text in Sindhi: the case of Pandiyât-i Javânmardî

12:30 | Zulfiqar Ali Kalhoro, PIDE Islamabad

Mianwal Tariqa of Kalhoras: Rituals and Practices

13:00 | Lunch

Panel 2: Of Borders and Circulation

14:30 | Nukhbah Langah, Forman Christian College, Lahore

Siraiki: The Language-Dialect Debate and the influences from Sindh

15:00 | Asma Faiz, Sciences-Po Paris

Anatomy of a Nationalism: Understanding the Discourse of Sindhi Nationalist Politics

15:30 | Uttara Shahani, University of Cambridge

‘Sind is not a Territory’: Legal Histories of Sindhi Partition Refugees and Ideas of Citizenship and Belonging

16:00 break

16:30 | Jyoti Garin, INALCO

Sindhiyyat and the issue of language in the Sindhi community of Paris

17:00 | Julien Levesque, EHESS-CEIAS

Engaging Sindhiyyat from abroad: the case of the World Sindhi Congress

17:30 | Nimrita Rana, University of Birmingham

Creating a cosmopolitan Sindhiyyat

18:00 | Concluding Remarks

Coordinators : Zahir Bhalloo, Michel Boivin & Julien Levesque


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