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May 18 2018 | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
In ‘Empire of Guns,’ historian Priya Satia explores the microcosm of firearm manufacturing through an unlikely subject—a Quaker family For nearly 150 years, beginning in 1688 with the launch of the Nine Years’ War and stretching through the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, Great Britain engaged...
May 15 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Stanford Law students at an artifact workshop outside the Taj MahalThis past spring break, I had the opportunity to travel to Delhi, India as a field trip extension of “Global Poverty and the Law,” a course taught by Professor ErikJensen and 
May 15 2018 | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
U.S. power today relies on sophisticated global surveillance networks, which the world is keenly aware of but rarely sees. In Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East (OUP, 2008), Priya Satia explains how it became possible to possess...
May 1 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Students
Center for South Asia is proud to announce the recipients of the Steven Wisch Graduate Fellowship in South Asian Studies for AY 2018-19. We have been able to give two awards and the recipients are: Anubha Anushree, Graduate Student in History, Nominated by Professor Robert Crews, History.
Apr 19 2018 | The Roots of America’s Gun Culture | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
How 18th-century British arms sales, the slave trade, and the Revolutionary War contributed to the mess we have today. By ISAAC CHOTINER