Dr Uditi Sen

Dr Uditi Sen
Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Expertise summary

I am a historian of modern India who works on migration, gender, refugee memory and politics of nation-building. My book, Citizen Refugee, explores how refugees from Eastern Pakistan struggled to rebuild lives in India. I have also researched and published on Indian women’s participation in nation-building, and the conflict between tribal and settler communities in the Andaman Islands.

University links: I have collaborated with researchers based at the University of Cambridge, Nottingham Trent University and Ohio State University (USA).

More information can be found on Dr Sen's webpage.

Consultancy and Research:  Dr Sen is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Policy credentials

I have worked with progressive NGOs, such as Southall Black Sisters (UK) and Museums, such as the Nottingham Contemporary. I am looking to work with NGOs, councils and museums on migration and diasporas, and on any aspect of Indian or Pakistani History.

Media credentials

I have invited as a regional expert speaking on democracy and migration in India by BBC (Newsnight), eFM Radio (Korea) and Quarantine Radio (Kolkata). I want to continue knowledge Exchange with local radio and TV.


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