Prof. Nandini Chatterjee

Nandini Chatterjee is Professor of South Asian history at the University of Exeter, UK. She works across traditional time periods, with a book and several articles on British colonialism and law in South Asia, and a prize-winning monograph Negotiating Mughal Law on legal practice in the Indo-Islamic Mughal empire. Nandini is a keen linguist with speaking and reading abilities in several languages, including Persian, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali and some Arabic, and has a particular interest in creating databases and digital editions of texts associated with law, especially in Right-to-Left script languages, such as Arabic. Nandini is one of the editors of the English Historical Review and an active member of the Exeter Decolonising Network.