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PhDs

Ishani Dasgupta

Emergence of a Deterritorialized Nation: How Tibetan Political Practices Confront the Precarity of Statelessness

2022

Divya Kumar

The Experience of Early Designed Landscapes in South Asia.

2021

Samana Gururaja

Marriage, Kinship, and Political Hierarchy in the Evolution of the Hoysala Family

2021

Philip Friedrich

Merchants, Ministers, and Monks: Making Buddhist Power and Place in Medieval Sri Lanka

2020

Jawan Rasikh

Early Islamic Ghur, 10th-12th Centuries C.E.: Rereading The Tabaqat-I Nasiri

2019

Samira Junaid

In Praise of Shahul Hamid, Historicizing an Islamic Tamil Hagiographical Tradition, 1650–1950

2019

Sudev Sheth

Business Households, Financial Capital, and Public Authority in India, 1650-1818

2018

Michael Collins

Recalling Democracy: Electoral Politics, Minority Representation, and Dalit Assertion in Modern India

2017

Darakhshan Khan

Fashioning the Pious Self: Middle Class Religiosity in Colonial India

2016

Samuel Ostroff

The Beds of Empire: Power and Profit at the Pearl Fisheries of South India and Sri Lanka, c.1770-1840

2016

Sarah Pierce Taylor

Aesthetics of Sovereignty: The Poetic and Material Worlds of Medieval Jainism

2016

Purvi Parikh

Does Character Count: Moral Self-Fashioning in the Swadhyaya and Chinmaya Mission Movements

2014

Kathryn Hardy

Becoming Bhojpuri: Producing Cinema and Producing Language in Post-Liberalization India

2014

David Buchta

Pedagogical Poetry: Didactics and Devotion in Rapa Gosvamins Stavamala

2014

Steven Vose

The Making of a Medieval Jain Monk: Language, Power, And Authority in the Works of Jinaprabhasuri (ca. 1261-1333)

2013

Ananya Dasgupta

Labors of Representation: Cultivating Land, Self, and Community Among Muslims in Late Colonial Bengal

2013

Simone McCarter

Tantric Selves: Body, Mind, and Society in the Religious Cultures of Medieval Kashmir

2012

Ayesha Irani

Sacred biography, translation, and conversion: The "Nabivamsa" of Saiyad Sultan and the making of Bengali Islam, 1600--present

2011

Melanie Dean

From Darshan to Drishti: 'Evil Eye' and the Politics of Visibility in Contemporary South India

2011

Aaron Mulvany

Flood of Memories: Narratives of Flood and Loss in Tamil South India

2011

Christopher Perkins

Partitioning History: The Creation of an Islami Pablik in Colonial India, c. 1880-1920

2010

Walter Hakala

Diction and dictionaries: Language, literature, and learning in Persianate South Asia

2010

Theodore Benke

The Śūdrācāraśiromai of Kṛṣṇa Śea: A 16th Century Manual of Dharma for Śūdras

2010

Vasu Renganathan

The language of Tirumular's "Tirumantiram", a medieval Saiva Tamil religious text

2010

James Caron

Cultural histories of Pashtun nationalism, public participation, and social inequality in monarchic Afghanistan, 1905-1960

2009

Michael Linderman

Charity's venue: Representing Indian kingship in the monumental pilgrim rest houses of the Maratha Rajas of Tanjavur, 1761-1832

2009

John Nemec

Saiva arguments against the grammarians: Somananda's Sivadr

2005

David Gold

“Tīrthacintāmani” of Vācaspatimiśra: A critical edition and translation of the Sāmānya, Prayāga, and Purusottama sections

2002