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CV

Education

PhD in History. University of Cambridge, 2016
Dissertation: “Baroda, the British empire, and the world, c. 1875–1939”
Supervisors: C. A. Bayly (2011–2015) and Joya Chatterji (2015)

MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies. University of Cambridge, 2010
Dissertation: “Baroda, the British empire, and the world, c. 1880–1930”
Supervisor: C. A. Bayly

Master in World History. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2008
Dissertation: “The configuration of a colonial society: The Anglo-Indian community in Simla, 1870–90”
Supervisor: Josep M. Fradera

BA in Humanities. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2007

Academic appointments

Postdoctoral Researcher (Category 2: 160 hours of teaching per academic year). Department of Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020–

Postdoctoral Researcher (Category 1: 80 hours of teaching per academic year). Department of Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019–20

Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017–19

ICAS:MP Postdoctoral Fellow. Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, 2016

Awards

Major fellowships and awards

Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Fellowship (Juan de la Cierva-Formación). Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Government of Spain, 2017–19 (ranked 3rd of 169 evaluated candidates)

ICAS:MP Postdoctoral Fellowship. M. S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies: Metamorphoses of the Political (ICAS:MP), Module 5: The challenge of gender, 2016

La Caixa Scholarship for Postgraduate Study in the UK. La Caixa Foundation, Spain, 2011–13

Selected grants and prizes

Planetary Wellbeing Research Grant. Board of Governors, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020

Lecturer accreditation. Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU), March 2019

CASA Fellowship. Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) (held at Brown University, 20 September to 20 October 2019), 2018

Poster Exhibition Prize. Economic and Social Research Council and School of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Cambridge (3rd prize), 2014

SIAS Summer Institute Fellowship. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (held at National Humanities Center, North Carolina), 2014

Doctoral Exchange Studentship. Northwestern University and Institute of Historical Research, University of London (held at Chabraja Center for Historical Studies, Northwestern University), 2014

Research Grant. Smuts Memorial Fund, University of Cambridge, 2014

Prince Consort & Thirlwall Studentship. University of Cambridge, 2013

SIAS Summer Institute Fellowship. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (held at Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin), 2013

Members’ History Fund. Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, 2013

Holland Rose Studentship. Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, 2011

Postgraduate Research Grant. Royal Historical Society, United Kingdom, 2011

Doctoral Language Fund. Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, 2011

Academic Volunteering Grant (to teach at University of Delhi). Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2006

Professional service

Academic service

Journal article reviewer. Gender & History (2020), Illes i imperis (2020), Revue d’histoire du XIXe siècle (2019), Revista Ayer (2019), Hispania: Revista Española de Historia (2019), Indialogs: Spanish Journal of Indian Studies (2018, 2019)

Co-convener. Seminar of the PhD in History, Jaume Vicens i Vives Institute of History (IHJVV), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018– (with Meritxell Ferrer and Jorge Luengo) [Programs: 2018–19 and 2019–20]

Co-organiser. Workshop “Gender and empire: A trans-imperial approach to gender politics and the colonial state, 1848–1945”, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 18–20 June 2018 (with Albert Garcia-Balañà and Jeanne Moisand) [Program]

Co-convener. Seminar of the Research Group on Empires, Metropoles and Extra-European Societies (GRIMSE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017– (with Carla Andrés Bauzá and Albert Garcia-Balañà) [Programs: 2017–18, 2018–19 and 2019–20]

Co-organiser. Double panel “Educating Asia, awakening Asia: Education, training and knowledge from the age of empire to decolonisation”, 5th European Congress on World and Global History (ENIUGH), Central European University, Budapest, 31 Aug.–3 Sept. 2017 (with Stefan Hübner) [Program]

Co-organiser. Workshop “The body in colonial India”, University of Kassel, Germany, 8–9 June 2017 (with Julia Hauser) [Program]

Co-founder and co-convener. South Asia Film Club. Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, 2013 (with Laurence Gautier)

Co-organiser. Symposium “Slavery, empire and abolition: The case of Spain understood from a comparative perspective”, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 4–5 June 2009 (with Stephen Jacobson)

Committee and administrative service

Member. Equality Commission, Department of Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020–

Coordinator. BA in Global Studies Dissertation Committee, Department of Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019–

Academic tutor. BA in Global Studies, Department of Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019– (24 students)

Tutor. European University Institute (EUI) Max Weber Teaching Practice Week, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, May 2018 and May 2019

Coordinator (History area). Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies (AEEII), 2017–

Member. Faculty of Humanities Board, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017–

President. Middle Combination Room (MCR), Downing College, University of Cambridge, 2013

Equal Opportunities Officer. Middle Combination Room (MCR), Downing College, University of Cambridge, 2012

Academic memberships

Research projects and groups

Research Project “Construcción y reforma de sociedades coloniales en el imperio español y sus rivales europeos: Un marco comparativo, siglos XVI–XX”. PGC2018-096722-B100 (AEI/FEDER), Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Principal investigator: Josep M. Fradera. 2019–21

Research Project “Dentro y fuera: Cambio institucional e integración social y cultural en el imperio español contemporáneo, 1550–1950”. HAR2015-68183-P (MINECO/FEDER), Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Principal investigator: Josep M. Fradera. 2016–19

Research Project “Eclipse imperial: Transición y emergencia de nuevas estructuras políticas en América, Asia y África, 1750–1950”. HAR2012-39352-C02-01 (MINECO), Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Principal investigator: Josep M. Delgado. 2013–15

Research Group on Empires, Metropoles and Extra-European Societies (GRIMSE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Principal investigator: Josep M. Fradera. 2011–

Research Project “Transiciones imperiales, cambio institucional y divergencia: Un análisis comparado de la trayectoria colonial y postcolonial de las posesiones españolas en América, Asia y África, 1500–1914”. HAR2009-14099-C02-01 (MINECO), Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Principal investigator: Josep M. Delgado. 2010–12

Professional organisations

#WithPerspective Network, Equality Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (network of academics who practise gender-sensitive teaching), 2019–

Centre for Gender Studies (CEdGE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018–

European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS), 2013–

Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies (AEEII), 2009–