Jack Clift

Key information

BA (Oxford), MPhil (Oxford)
Thesis title
Historical fiction and historical imagination in Hindi and Urdu literature


After completing a BA in European and Middle Eastern Languages (Spanish & Arabic), I worked for a short time in film and television production, before returning to the University of Oxford to begin an MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies. My doctoral research at SOAS forms part of the European Research Council-funded Multilingual Locals, Significant Geographies project, which is led by Professor Francesca Orsini.

Research interests

Comparative literature, literatures of South Asia, literatures of the Middle East, translation studies, gender and sexuality studies, visual and material culture.

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