The Asian Institute, the Centre for South Asian Studies, and New Collegewelcome Professor Nonica Datta, the inaugural Professor in South Asian Studies, to the University of Toronto this January. Professor Datta’s visit is the first phase of an international cooperation in education and research, a joint initiative between the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in New Delhi and the Faculty of Arts and Science. While here, Professor Datta will teach a fourth year seminar in South Asian Studies, SAS415H1S, entitled “History, Memory, Archives: Alternative Histories of Colonial India.” Professor Datta teaches History at Miranda House, at the University of Delhi, and is the author of Violence, Martyrdom, and Partition: A Daughter’ s Testimony (Oxford University Press, 2009).

For more information, see Nonica Datta’s bio.