Dr. Samira Sheikh will present a paper on “Between Land and Sea: The Urban History of Bharuch before 1800”.
Dr. Samira Sheikh
History of South Asia, Vanderbilt University
Samira Sheikh is associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, USA. She is the author of Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500 (Oxford, 2010), and co-editor (with Francesca Orsini) of After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth-Century North India (Oxford, 2014). She is currently working on a book on Bharuch in the eighteenth century.