Modern South Asian history, human rights, intellectual
Broad Areas of Dissertation Supervision
South Asia, Human Rights, (Inter)Nationalism, Intellectual, Postcolonial
Life and thought of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit:
- University of Oxford podcast on forthcoming biograrphy of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, one of the most influential women of the 20thc.India, 21 Apr 2020
Woman of the World: Madam Pandit, India, and the Global Stage
. Commissioned by Penguin Random House India, Penguin/Viking Imprint (under contract)
India and the Cold War
(edited). In progress. Under agreement with UNC Press Global Cold War Series, edited by Odd Arne Westad. Target manuscript submission date: June 2017.
Hidden Histories: Religion and Reform in South Asia
(edited, with Syed Akbar Hyder), Forthcoming from Primus Books, tentative release scheduled for July 2017.
The Peacemakers: India and the Quest for One World
. HarperCollins India, February 2012. Palgrave Macmillan, 9/13/2013.
Heterotopias: Nationalism and the Possibility of History in South Asia
. Edited. Oxford University Press,
Speaking Truth to Power: Religion, Caste, and the Subaltern Question in India
. Co-edited with Anne Feldhaus. Oxford University Press, 2008. Published in paperback, July 2009. Second printing, May 2010.
Claiming Power from Below: Dalits and the Subaltern Question in India
. Co-edited with Anne Feldhaus. Oxford University Press, 2008. Published in paperback, July 2009
Sovereign Spheres: Princes, Education, and Empire in Colonial India
. Oxford University Press, 2003.
“Reflections on Indian Internationalism and a Postnational Global Order: A response to Partha Chatterjee.” Invited contribution. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
. Forthcoming in issue 37.2, 2017.
“The Hand and the Fist: Human Rights and State Power in India.” Invited contribution, in Atul Thakur, India: Now & In Transition
(Niyogi Books, forthcoming July 2017).
"Princely States and the Making of Modern India: Internationalism, Constitutionalism and the Postcolonial Moment." In The Indian Economic and Social History Review
, 46(3), September 2009: 427-456.
"A New Hope: India, the United Nations and the Making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights." Modern Asian Studies
, 44(2), March 2010: 311-347. Also published in MAS online 13 June 2008. Copyright Cambridge University Press.
"Princely States and the Hindu Imaginary: Exploring the Cartography of Hindu Nationalism in Colonial India." The Journal of Asian Studies
, 67(3), August 2008: 881-915. Also published online 23 July 2008. Copyright Cambridge University Press.
"The Hindutva Underground: Hindu Nationalism and the Indian National Congress in Late Colonial and Early Postcolonial India." In The Economic and Political Weekly
, Special Article, 13 September 2008: 39-48.