SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

History Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise
Eleanor Newbigin
Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern South Asia
History of modern South Asia, particularly the transition to independence; gender, family and law in colonial and post-colonial India
Mandy Sadan
Reader in the History of South East Asia
Ethnicity and conflict in mainland South East Asia, cultural production, non-national histories of Eastern Himalayas and South East Asian Massif and the South, South East and East Asian borderworlds of Burma
Michael W. Charney
Professor of Asian and Military History
The history of Buddhist societies in South and Southeast Asia and of culture, technology, and warfare in colonial Africa and Asia
Roy Fischel
Lecturer in the History of South Asia
History of precolonial South Asia, in particular Muslim polities and societies; the Deccan, 1300-1700; South Asia and the early modern Muslim world
Shabnum Tejani
Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern South Asia
Nineteenth and twentieth century social and intellectual history, particularly of the Bombay Presidency; communalism and nationalism in India; debates around secularism and religious intolerance