I completed my Ph.D in history from the University of Delhi and am currently Newton International Fellow at SIAS. I'm an economic and social historian working on south Asia. My work examines the history of labour outside large factories in what is now called the informal sector. My doctoral dissertation explored the changing world of handloom weavers in south India – and the economic restructuring of the industry – from the early nineteenth to the mid twentieth century.
Born in the United States, she received her bachelors degree in Sociology, with minors in Women’s Studies and American Literature, from Southern Oregon University. She then worked abroad (South Korea, China, and Palestine) before settling in Holland and obtaining both her Master’s and Doctorate (2014) in Human Geography, from the University of Amsterdam.
An event held under the auspices of St Antony’s College and the Oxford University Research Project on Civil Resistance and Power Politics, to mark 70 years of Indian independence.
Discovering Sikhism 2017
Sikhs and Gender: reflecting on how gender relations shape Sikh and surrounding cultures
Registration of guests in the Nissan Lecture Theatre lobby
The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford invites you to:
Free Film Screening: Court
India has historically performed badly in the World Bank’s Doing Business Indicators and a key objective of the current Indian government is about improving de jure rules around investment decisions so as to facilitate economic growth.
The paper examines the roles of three influential heads of the British High Commission in Pakistan’s early post-independence history, Sir Gilbert Laithwaite (1951-4), Sir Alexander Symon (1954-61) and Sir Morrice James (1961-5).