Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam is now concluding his tenure as the Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South at The John W. Kluge Center. His research looks at the first person narratives of early modern India and the new questions facing Indian historians. He lectures on the topic at the Library of Congress on Thursday, July 11. Read more about it here.
Q: Tell us about your current research.
A: This is ongoing research with Muzaffar Alam from the University of Chicago. We’re concerned with first person narratives of India written in a variety of different forms between 1500 and 1800...