Amna Khalid

Amna specializes in modern South Asian history and the history of medicine. She completed her Bachelors Degree in Pakistan, which is where she grew up. She went on to do an M.Phil. in Development Studies and her D.Phil. in History from the University of Oxford.  

In her work, Amna explores the connection between Hindu pilgrimage and the spread of epidemic disease in northern India during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. She is particularly interested in sacred spaces and the different ways in which they are claimed by different communities. Her work also explores the role and agency of subordinates in the broader context of imperial and colonial governance in British India.