Amanda Lanzillo

Amanda Lanzillo is a PhD candidate in Asian History at Indiana University in Bloomington, United States. She has conducted archival research in Lucknow, Hyderabad and Delhi, with support from the Fulbright-Hays programme and the American Institute of Indian Studies​. Her research analyses Indo-Islamic professional cultures in colonial Southasia.

The life and times of a British journal of Islam

How ‘Islamic Review’ became one of the most prominent journals of Islamic thought in the West.

Mar 18, 2019

Before empire

How should we read the Europeans who wrote about Southasia before colonial domination?

May 21, 2018

Latest Articles

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

Prisoners in a pandemic

COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.