Pratinav Anil, a Clarendon scholar, is completing his doctorate on Muslim politics in postcolonial India at St John’s College, University of Oxford. Educated at Sciences Po and the LSE, he has between his degrees briefly worked at the Centre de recherches internationales in Paris and as a farmhand in the Val-d’Oise. His India’s First Dictatorship: The Emergency, 1975-1977 (Hurst), co-authored with Christophe Jaffrelot, is out now.
On the life and times of Kamla Bhasin.
Pandora Papers in Southasian media, humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, ‘Manike Mage Hithe’, and more.
Southasiasphere episode 12: Updates and analysis from around the region.
Forgotten manuscripts in European archives may hold important keys to Northeast India’s past.