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Faculty Members: School of Historical Studies

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).

Kashshaf Ghani

Assistant Professor

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.

Yann-Pierre Montelle

Visiting professor

Rock art researcher and speleo archaeologist specializing in the human use of caves in Prehistory

Kaushalya Bajpayee

Assistant Professor

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

Mayank Shekhar

Assistant Professor

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


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