This MIFS newsletter appeared twice a year. It contained a wide range of information and kept you updated about our research activities (workshops, conferences, fieldwork reports, book releases) and also about ongoing research around the theme of History and Sufism in the Indian subcontinent. It was initally co-edited by Michel Boivin and Rémy Delage as part of the activity of the French Study Group on Sindh (MIFS) between 2008 and 2013. Since then, the newsletter has been redesigned and has taken off again.

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MIFS Newsletter n°12 (November 2023)

In conversation with Professor Steven Ramey, A short note on a new impetus in Sindhi Studies: Jhulelal between architecture and anthropology, Book review, Book abstracts, New PhDs in Sindhi Studies, Academic events

MIFS Newsletter n°11 (February 2022)

In Conversation with Dr. Kaleemullah Lashari, Finding Jhulelal overseeing the Packing of Diwali Gifts (October 2021), Mumbai, Muhanas of the Manchhar Lake: A Preliminary Survey of their reverence to Water, Book abstracts, New PHDs, Academic Events

MIFS Newletter n°10 (July 2021)

In conversation with Professor Claude Markovits, The Hindu Diaspora in Hong Kong: The Vignettes from fieldwork during pandemic, Book Reviews, New PHDs, In memorium of Dr. Ghulam Ali Allana, Acedmic  Events (Flyers/Reports)

MIFS Newsletter n°9 (January 2021)

In conversation with Professor Masooma Shakir, Mata’s Melo: Worshipping Devi among the Samis of Sindh, Uderolal in G.E.L. Carter’s colonial Ethnography of Sindh, new PHDs, Book Reviews, Academic Events (Flyers/Reports), In Memorium

MIFS Newsletter  n°7-8 (July 2020)

CEIAS Achievements in Sindhi Studies, Interview with Professsor Ansari, Orthographic impacts of phonological changes in Indian Sindhi, In Search of the Mohanas, Note on Uderolal mandir in Ghorabari (Sindh), Travel Diary : Udero Lal in Northern Sindh,New PhDs in Sindhi Studies,Remembering Dominique Sila Khan’s Ramdeo Pir and the Ismailis in Rajasthan

CSSK Bulletin n°1 (December 2013)

Interview with Professor Matthew Cook, Conference report, New publications, Book reviews, PhD and MA dissertations, New European contributions to the study of Pakistan, Agenda

MIFS Newsletter n°6 (September 2011)

Interview with Ali S. Asani, Fieldwork report, Excerpts from Sindhi poetry, Special Book review, What is new?, Agenda

MIFS Newsletter n°5 2010

Interview with Ahmet Karamustafa, Conference report, A note from the Diwan-e Qalandar, Special book review, What is new?, Agenda

MIFS Newsletter n°4 2010

Interview with Kishwar Rizvi, Fieldwork report, Excerpts from Shah-jo Risalo, Special book review, What is new?, Agenda

MIFS Newsletter n°3 2009

Interview with Richard K. Wolf, A workshop on Sehwan Sharif in Sindh, A paper by Pnina Werbner, Three Panjras of Udero Lal, Special book review, What is new?, Agenda

MIFS Newsletter n°2 2009

Interview with Monik Kervran, Fieldwork report, Book launch in Karachi, First workshop in Paris, Special book review, What is new?, Agenda

MIFS Newsletter n°1 2008

Project, Members, Organization chart, Research completed, What is new?, Agenda

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