Kyle Gardner

Research Interests

Modern South Asia; the British Empire; environmental history; borderlands; Ladakh and the Western Himalaya; Tibet; frontiers, borders, and boundaries; colonialism and postcolonialism; watersheds and water; technology; legal history; the colonial origins of international law

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Zachary Leonard

Research Interests

British frontier ethnography; Muslim "fanaticism"; Indian princely states; Indian reform movements; colonial political economy; Victorian international law; colonial anxiety and nostalgia

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Yasser Nasser

Research Interests

Transnational history; India-China relations; postcolonialism; nation and state building; intellectual history; modernity

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Sarath Pillai


Master of Studies in Law (in progress) Yale Law School


Research Interests

British empire, law and imperialism, Indian princely states, princely state of Travancore, internationalism and self determination, decolonization and postcolonialism, and interwar and post–World War histories of federation and commonwealth

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