Harem Histories and Princely Politics: Tipu Sultan, the Family and East India Company Rule
Professor Margot Finn is an historian of modern Britain (Britain since 1750), with a predominant focus on the period to 1914. Her previous work has ranged from the history of Victorian popular politics to the gendered legal, social and cultural histories of debt and credit in England. She now researches, teaches and supervises predominantly in topics relating to British colonial and imperial history, with particular emphasis on the family, gender, material culture and transnational encounters.

UCL Press published an open-access volume of essays (co-edited with Kate Smith) from her Leverhulme Trust-funded research project The East India Company at Home in 2018: tinyurl.com/EICathome. Her current monograph project is entitled, ‘Imperial Family Formations: Domestic Strategies and Colonial Power in British India, c.1757-1857’.
Date: 24 April 2018, 14:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Trinity 2018)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Venue Details: Headley Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Margot Finn (UCL)
Organising department: St Antony's College
Organisers: Mallica Kumbera Landrus (Ashmolean), Rosalind O'Hanlon (Oriental Institute, Oxford), Matthew McCartney
Organiser contact email address: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk
Part of: Modern South Asia Seminar
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Maxime Dargaud-Fons