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

Remaking #MeToo in Sri Lanka

A personal reflection on the limits and possibilities of the social-media phenomenon.

‘A picture of malicious intention’

On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.