Crispin Bates Professor, Modern and Contemporary South Asian History, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
Crispin Bates is Professor of Modern and Contemporary South Asian History in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh and ‘former director’ of the University’s Centre for South Asian Studies. He has published extensively on tribal, peasant and labour history in India and the history of Indian overseas migration. His publications include Subalterns and Raj: South Asia since 1600 (2007); (with Subho Basu) Rethinking Indian Political Institutions (2005), Beyond Representation: Constructions of Identity in Colonial and Postcolonial India (2005), and (with Alpa Shah) Savage Attack: Tribal Insurgency in India (2014). Between 2006 and 2008, he was the Principal Investigator in a major Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded research project concerning the Indian Uprising, based at the University of Edinburgh.