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

Pakistan’s fake-degree problem, India-Bangladesh trade stalemate and more

Southasiasphere: Issue #9 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

The caste of Karnatic music

An untold history of mrdangam makers.

Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.

Southasia’s postponed emergency

COVID-19 threatens to strip the region’s health systems bare.