Dr. Aishwarya Pandit

Aishwarya graduated with a first class BA (Hons) History, from the Miranda House University of Delhi in 2008 and pursued a Master’s degree in the History of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London in (2008-2009). She joined University of Cambridge in 2010 and finished her PhD in 2015 on the topic “From United Provinces to Uttar Pradesh- Heartland Politics 1947-1970”. Her thesis explored the politics of Uttar Pradesh after partition with the focus on centre-province relations. She was a visiting fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, CSDS, New Delhi.

She has taught two courses as a Visiting Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore in 2016-2017. She is
also a guest columnist for The Sunday Guardian Newspaper. She is currently working on two books titled Claiming Citizenship and Nation: Muslims Politics in North India 1947-1986, Routledge (forthcoming 2020) and Emergency: The Making of an Opposition, Harper Collins (forthcoming 2021).

Aishwarya is currently a assistant professor and teaches legal history at Jindal global law school , OP Jindal Global University.