Shahla Hussain

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. History, Tufts UniversityM.A. Medieval Indian History, Jamia Millia UniversityB.A. (Honors) History, Jamia Millia University

Book

Kashmir in the Aftermath of Partition, Cambridge University Press, 2021.

Chapters / Articles

"British Kashmiri Workers: Diasporic Dreams for 'Home' and Freedom" in Haley Duschinski, Mona Bhan & Cabeiri Robinson (eds). Palgrave Handbook of New Directions in Kashmir Studies, Palgrave Publishers, 2021.

“Kashmiri Imaginings of Freedom in the Global Arenas” in Ayesha Jalal & Sugata Bose's (eds). Freedom’s Open Wound: Kashmir and the Future of South Asia, Routledge Publishers, 2021.

“Mapping Kashmiri Visions of Freedom: The Past and the Present” in Chitralekha Zutshi’s (ed.) New Perspectives on Kashmir: History, Representation, and Politics, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Encyclopedia Entries

“The Life and Times of Indira Gandhi,” in Candice Goucher’s, Women Who Changed the World, ABC-CLIO Press, 2020.

“The Legacy of Benazir Bhutto” in Candice Goucher’s, Women Who Changed the World, ABC-CLIO Press, 2020.

“Sri Lankan Migrants in Staten Island” in Reed Ueda ed. America’s Changing Neighborhoods: An Encyclopedia of New Faces of Diversity and Ethnicity, ABC-CLIO Press, 2017.

Web-Based Publications

Review of Lubna Kanwal’s, “The Role of Punjab in Pakistan’s Politics: 1947-88” in Dissertations Reviews, January 25, 2016. http://dissertationreviews.org/archives/13149

Summer Support of Research, St. John’s University, 2017

Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Humanities, Tufts University, 2012-2013

American Institute of Pakistan Fellowship, 2011-2012

Tufts Global Leadership Program Research Grant, 2011-2012

Dean’s Summer Fellowship, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University, 2010

Tufts Research Grant, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University, 2010

Dean’s Graduate School Summer Fellowship, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University, 2010

Graduate Institute for Teaching Fellowship, Tufts University, 2009

“Dynamics of Cities in Asian Studies,” Presented a Paper at the New England Association for Asian Studies Conference October 17, 2020. (Virtual Conference).

“Movement,” Presented a Paper at the New York Conference for Asian Studies, SUNY, New Paltz, New York. October 4-5, 2019. 

“Kashmir Beyond Annexation,” Participated in a discussion at the Centre of South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, September 24, 2019.

“Peace in Asia: Past, Present and Possible,” Presented a Paper at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Asian Studies Conference, Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania, November 3-4, 2018.

“The Hidden Narratives of Partition,” Invited Panelist at the South Asian Millennials Conference, Columbia University, New York. February 2-3, 2018.

“Family, Immigration, and History: Grade 10 Citizen Archivists in the Digital Age,” Invited Panelist at a workshop sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, St. John’s University, July 24-28, 2018.

“Freedom’s Open Wound,” Invited Panelist at an international conference organized by Tufts University at Medford, Massachusetts, October 6-7, 2017.

“Nation Building and Conflict Resolution in Asia,” Invited Panelist at an international conference organized by College of William and Mary at Washington D.C, October 21, 2016.

“The Forgotten Conflict of Kashmir,” Invited talk at Simmons College, Boston, April 21, 2016.

“Kashmir in the Aftermath of Decolonization,” 2015 New York Conference on Asian Studies, Vassar College, New York, October 16-17, 2015.

“Kashmiri Understandings of Freedom: Ancient Texts, Islamic Universalism, and Varied Internationalisms,” New England Association for Asian Studies Academic Conference, University of Connecticut, October 4, 2014.

“History of Contemporary South Asia”

“The Emergence of Global Society”

“Colonialism in South Asia”

"Islam and Politics in South Asia"

"History of Resistance in South Asia"