Nilanjan Sarkar, Deputy Director
Nilanjan brings to the role professional experience in 3 related areas in higher education: research and teaching, academic publishing, and administration.
Nilanjan was awarded his PhD in 2005 from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, on a Persian Advice text written in 14th century Delhi, now surviving as a single manuscript in the collections of the British Library. His specialism is in the medieval Islamic history of the Indian subcontinent, with a particular focus on the pre-Mughal period (AD 1000-1400) in which he holds a Masters and an MPhil as well.
Read more about his role and interests here.