Faculty Members: School of Historical Studies
Abhishek S. Amar
Religions; Southern Asian Buddhism; Archaeology; inter-religious dynamics; religious transformation; reconfigurations of sacred centers; Early India.
Pankaj N. Mohan
Professor and Dean
He earned his PhD degree in the field of Korean history at the Australian National University, Canberra. He was selected for the coveted Australian Postgraduate Research Award by the Australian Government to complete his PhD. As a doctoral student he was also a recipient of Chinese Government scholarship to study Classical Chinese at Peking University, Beijing (1992), Korea Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (1993) and the Academy of Korean Studies Fellowship (1994).
Sufism; Islam in South Asia; Muslim societies in pre-modern India (1000-1800); Indo-Persian cultures; Islamic Thought; Muslim communities and transregional networks in South and West Asia.
Murari Kumar Jha
Ganga River Systems; Environmental History; Economic History; Political Economy; Mughal Empire; Indian Merchants; Dutch East India Company (VOC); Indian Ocean; Asia-Europe Interactions.
South Asian History, Religion and Anthropology; Hinduism; pilgrimage; folk religion; oral traditions; ritual performance and divine embodiment; religion, law and justice; Sanskrit and Rajasthani poetical literature; historiography of medieval western India.
Rock art researcher and speleo archaeologist specializing in the human use of caves in Prehistory
History of Science and Technology in Ancient and Medieval India Contours of Public Health in Colonial and Post-Colonial India Exploring the ‘Alternative’ Medical Traditions in India
Indian aesthetics with special emphasis on Abhinavagupta, Indian intellectual history, Cultural history of India with special emphasis on early literary sources, History of early Kashmir, Kashmir Saivism, Interaction of ideas between Buddhist & Śaiva Philosophers
Visiting Faculty and Scholars-in-Residence
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