Amanda Lanzillo

Amanda Lanzillo is a historian of Southasia, researching artisanship and experiences of labor, technology, and social change within Indian Muslim communities. Currently a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University, she is working on a book tentatively titled 'Manufacturing Islamic Modernity: Muslim artisans and industrial change in colonial India'.

From cholera to coronavirus

How prisons in contemporary India continue to follow the colonial handbook.

Dec 14, 2020

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

The ‘good-governance’ problem

How India’s top bureaucrats saw the end of the Emergency, and why it’s relevant today.

Imperfect markets

On whether Southasia’s digital space should be regulated.

Southasia in books: 2020 edition

12 noteworthy books on Southasia reviewed by our contributors this year.

The season of discontent

How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?