Refugee Histories in the Global South
RSC Public Seminar Series, Hilary Term 2021
Uttara Shahani (Postdoctoral researcher, RSC, University of Oxford), 'Refugees, minority citizens and the law: Sindh’s de-territorialised partition'
Convenor: Dr. Anne Irfan
Uttara Shahani is a postdoctoral researcher on the RSC's Borders, global governance, and the refugee (1947-1951) project led by Dr. Anne Irfan, and is ESRC postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge. She is affiliated to the Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, and is a postdoctoral affiliate of Trinity College, Cambridge. She recently completed her doctoral dissertation on Sindh and the partition of India (1927-1952) and works on the histories of partition, migration, refugees, and citizenship in South Asia.