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Event Date :- 12-January-2022
Event Time :- 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Venue :- ONLINE, Kashmere Gate campus, AUD

HISTORY SOCIETY School of Undergraduate Studies, AUD

Invites you to the third lecture of the Special Lecture Series on the ‘75 years of Indian Independence’

The Question of Citizenship after 1947

by Haimanti Roy, Associate Professor of South Asian History, University of Dayton, USA

Moderated by Shailaja Menon, Assistant Professor of History, Ambedkar University Delhi, India

Google Meet joining info: https://meet.google.com/pst-vbcv-tpf

Prof. Haimanti Roy specializes in the political and social history of colonial India and modern South Asia. Her first book, Partitioned Lives: Refugees, Migrants, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65 (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012) examines issues of territoriality, identity, migration and citizenship, and the subsequent re-ordering of national identities of ordinary men and women in post-Partition India and East Pakistan (present day Bangladesh). Her second book, published in 2018, is a short introduction to the Partition of India which is part of the Oxford India Short Introductions series. She is currently working on a social history of travel certificates and identification documents and their implications for framing citizenship in twentieth century India.