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Mahua Sarkar received her doctorate in Sociology from the Johns Hopkins University. She is currently Associate Professor of Sociology, Asian & Asian American Studies, and Women’s Studies at Binghamton University. Her recent research has focused on Muslim identity formation in colonial Bengal, the intersections among discourses of nationalism, gender, and community, the vexed relationships between history and memory, the EU, and international labour migration. Her recent publications includes her book, Visible Histories, Disappearing Women: Producing Muslim Womanhood in Late Colonial Bengal (Duke University Press, 2008), "Difference in Memory" (Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2006), "Looking for Feminism" (Gender & History, 2004), "'Community’ and 'Nation': Groping for Alternative Narratives." (Economic and Political Weekly, 2003), and (with József Böröcz) "What is the EU?" (International Sociology, 2005). She is currently (2009-10) Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi, India.