Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition

UC Irvine 2008


    Alison Shah is Assistant Professor of History at University of Colorado, Denver and a faculty member at the Center of Preservation Research at University of Colorado's College of Architecture and Planning. She received her PhD from University of Pennsylvania in 2005 where she trained in South Asian history and Islamic architectural history. Her research is focused on the way groups in the city of Hyderabad, India have strategically deployed Islamic cultural heritage to ground new social movements. She is currently working on a book manuscript titled, "Islam and the Politics of Heritage in Urban India, 1800-2000."