Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition

UC Irvine 2008


Ms. Mana Kia,

Harvard University


    Mana Kia is a doctoral candidate in the joint program in History and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. Her dissertation focuses on the historical construction and negotiation of cultural difference in the Indian Ocean in the 18th and 19th centuries by examining the circulation of Persian migrants and travelers between Iran, Iraq, India and Burma. Her interests include feminist historiography, British Imperial history, the Indian Ocean and early modern and modern Iranian history.























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