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Dr Nigel Chancellor


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+44 1223 301006


Research Associate, Centre of South Asian Studies; Director of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust; member of the Trinity Hall Association Committee


Dr Chancellor is a Research Associate at the Centre of South Asian Studies.

During the past academic year, Dr Chancellor has published the following:

‘Tipu Sultan, Mysore State and the Early Modern World’, in L N Swamy (ed), The Lifetime and Achievements of Tipu Sultan: The Proceedings of the International Conference held in Mysore, 18th-19th January 2010 (Government of Karnataka, 2012).

‘Patriot Hare or Colonial Hound? Whitley Stokes and the problem of Irish Identity in British India’, in Elizabeth Boyle & Paul Russell (eds), The Tripartite Life of Whitley Stokes (1830-1909) (Dublin, 2011), pp 59-77.

‘Scepticism and the Army’, in Sir Roy Calne and William O’Reilly (eds), Scepticism: Hero and Villain (Nova Scientific, 2012).

As Director of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust, he has chaired the 2010, 2011, and 2012 Nehru Memorial Lectures given respectively by Gopal Krishna Gandhi (the Mahatma’s Grandson), Britain, Gandhi and Nehru at Chatham House, Professor Lord Bhikhu Parekh, The Crisis of Indian Democracy at Chatham House, and by Professor Sunil Khilnani, Making Asia: India, China, and the Struggle for an Idea at King’s College, London.