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Kazi Farzana Shoily

Contact Information:

PhD Advisor:

Radha Kumar

Kazi Farzana Shoily

Ph.D. Student, History Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

Highest degree earned

M.A. in Modern Literature at University of Leeds, UK


Kazi Farzana is a doctoral student of South Asian history in the Department of History. She works on concepts of nationalism, youth movements and everyday narratives. Her focus is on Bangladesh and modern nation-state formations in South Asia around issues of religion, gender and language. She holds a BA and MA from BRAC University (English Department) in Literature with a focus on war, trauma and memory. She has also taught as lecturer at BRAC University and Asian University for Women (AUW) in Bangladesh.