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Contested Bangalore: Caste, colonial and princely politics 

Sonali Dhanpal is an architect, built-heritage conservationist, and architectural historian whose primary focus is South Asia. She is currently completing her PhD titled ‘Contested Bangalore: Caste, Colonial, and Princely Politics’ at the School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape (SAPL), Newcastle University.

The Vocal City: Indian Indenture and Post-Slavery Debates in Colonial Calcutta

Purba Hossain is a historian of South Asia and the British Empire. She holds a BA and MA in History from Presidency University, Kolkata (India) and a PhD from the University of Leeds. Her doctoral research interrogated how voices from colonial Calcutta – the capital of British India

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