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Edward Anderson


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Edward works on the history and politics of modern and contemporary India and Britain. His research focuses on the Indian diaspora, transnational politics, religious nationalism, and British histories of migration, ethnicity, and multiculturalism.


Edward joined Northumbria University in 2020 having previously held postdoctoral positions at the University of Cambridge and LMU, Munich. He has also held visiting fellowships at the Centre for Development Studies in Trivandrum, the University of Mumbai, and the London School of Economics.


At Northumbria his teaching includes the modules: ‘Cultures, Empires and Ideas: Global Histories of Power and Ideology’, ‘Making History’, and ‘A Disunited Kingdom: The British and Irish Isles since 1689’.  


Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD, University of Cambridge

Oct 2011Sep 2015

MPhil, University of Cambridge

Oct 2009Jun 2010

Politics, MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Aug 2007Jun 2009

Politics, BA (Hons), University of Leeds

Sep 2003Jun 2006


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