Faculty at School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Associate Professor and Head
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Medieval and Early Modern South Asia, Mughal Empire, Regions in Indian History, Early modern states, Narrative and Literary traditions, Persianate traditions in South Asia, Urban history, and Archives and Archival practices
Ph.D., Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Associate Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR
Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Bharati College, Delhi University
Visiting Scholar, Department of History, Columbia University, New York City
1. Book Review for Biblio, October, 2022 of Parvati Sharma, Akbar of India, New Delhi: Juggernaut Press, 2022.
2. Book Chapter: Anubhuti Maurya, "The Mythical Medieval: Periodization, Historical Memory and the Imagination of the Indian Nation", in Thomas Maissen, Barbara Mittler, Pierre Monnet ed. "Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context", Heidelberg University Press, 2022.
3. Chapter on "Gender and Society in Mughal India", for Indira Gandhi National Open University, January 2022. This has also been translated into Hindi.
4. Book Chapter: "Paradise at the Frontier: Kashmir as a Political Terrain and Literary Landscape in the Mughal Empire in South Asian Borderlands: History, Mobility, Affect", eds. Farhana Ibrahim & Tanuja Kothiyal, Cambridge University Press, 2021.
5. Book Review of Sunil Sharma, Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court (2017) Indian Economic and Social History Review, Sage Publications 57 (1) 2020.
6. "O Tulipnax y Nartsisax: Kashmirski Djhanat Nazir kak Politchicheski Landshaft Imperi Velikix Mogolo", Journal of Frontier Studies Online Journal No. 2 2019. This a translation of my article, "Of Tulips and Daffodils: Kashmir Jannat Nazir as a political landscape in the Mughal Empire", Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 52, no. 15, 15th April 2017.
7. Nuruddin Jahangir, Badshah Ghazi in Kassam ZR, Greenber Y.K, Bagli, J eds. Islam, Judaism, and Zoroastrianism, Encyclopedia of Indian Religions, 2018, Springer, Dodrecht.
8. "Of Tulips and Daffodils: Kashmir Jannat Nazir as a political landscape in the Mughal Empire", Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 52, no. 15, 15th April 2017.
Newspaper Opinion Piece
- Anubhuti Maurya, "Rewriting 'Old History' for a New India, The Hindu, 27June 2022.
- "Indian History and Distorted Narratives", The Hindu, 30 March 2021.
1. Contesting Orders of Justice and Politics in Early Modern Kashmir, at Legal History of Empires, hosted by Maynooth University, Ireland, 29 June-1 July 2022.
2. Discussant, in Book Discussion on Manan Ahmed Asif's The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India (2020, Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Massachusetts), organised by the Department of Sociology, Presidency University, Kolkata, 2 August 2021.
3 'Curious Incident of Yusuf Aindar: Contesting Orders of Justice and Politics in Early Modern Kashmir', at Asian Legal History Conference, hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Centre for Comparative & Transnational Law, 24-25 July 2021.
4. Remembrance of Loss: History and Memory of Mughal Conquest of Kashmir, Young Scholars@Seagull Space, The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2 November 2019.
5. 'Stories from the Road to Kashmir: Royal Journeys as Narrative and Spatial Practices in the Mughal Empire', Ashoka History Monsoon Seminar, Ashoka University, Sonipat, 11 October 2017.
6. 'Road to Paradise: Governance and Territoriality in Mughal Kashmir', Centre for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, Tufts University, Boston, 1 March 2017.
7. Discussant, in conversation with Dr. Uma Chakrabarti on Darbar-e-Watan, Dictionary of Nonsense, curated by Krishnapriya CP and Narendran, Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, 20 February 2020.
8. Teaching the Medieval in Indian History: Contestations in a Classroom, in History in the Classroom: Challenges, Innovations and Pedagogical Issues in Undergraduate History Education, Second Workshop, Bharati College, Delhi University, New Delhi, 30 October 2019-1 November 2019.
9. Kashmir in the Regional and Transregional Archives, in Allure of the Archives, Department of History and Culture, Jamia Milia Islamia, 18 July 2019.
10. Taxonomies of Time: The Medieval, Early Modern and Modern in Pir Hasan Kuihami's Tarikh i Hasan in the National Seminar, Debating Early Modern in South Asian History, Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana, 9-10 February 2018.
11. Military Conquest as a Transformative Event in the seminar, State & Society in South Asia, at St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, Delhi, 30-31 January 2018.
12. The Mythical Medieval: Periodization, Historical Memory and the Imagination of the Indian Nation, in Chronologics: Periodization in a Global Context, Maison de France, organized by Transregionale Forum and Max Weber Stiftung, Berlin, 7-9 December 2017.
13. Maps of Words: Cartographic Practices of the Mughal Court Chronicles in the Sixteenth Century, in Entangled Cartographies: An Interconnected History of Mapping in Europe and South Asia, 16th to 20th century, Jamia Milia Islamia, organized by JMI, DFG, University of Erfurt, 3-5 October 2017.
14. As the King goes Marching: Royal Journeys as Spatial Practice in Kashmir, in A History of Difference: Piety and Space in Early Modern West Asia, Columbia University, 4-5 May 2017.
15. On the Edge of the Empire: Representations of Kashmir as Borderlands in the Travel Accounts of Seventeenth to Nineteenth centuries, in Lines of Control: Rethinking Borders and Borderlands in South Asia, Dept. of History, University of Chicago, Chicago, 2-3 March 2017.
Project Coordinator, History in the Class Room: Challenges, Innovations and Pedagogic Issues in Undergraduate History Education, 2017-18, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission for Teachers and Training, MHRD, Government of India, Major Grant: INR 10 Lakh.
1. Member, Committee for review of Grant applications, Cultivating Humanities and Social Sciences supporting under-represented Scholars of Asia, Association of Asian Studies, 2022 - 23.
2. Peer Reviewer, The Medieval History Journal, 2022.