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First Name
Teresa
Last Name
Segura-Garcia
Affiliation
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Website URL
https://tseguragarcia.com/
Keywords
India, South Asia, British empire, imperialism, colonialism, anticolonialism, decolonisation, gender, masculinity, Indian princely states, Indian kingship, Baroda, the body, visual culture, South Asian diasporas
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About Me

I am a historian of Modern South Asia, with a broad interest in the social and cultural history of colonial India in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. I am particularly interested in gender, the body and its practices, and visual culture.

In 2016 I was awarded a PhD in History from the University of Cambridge, with a dissertation on the global connections of the Indian princely state of Baroda (“Baroda, the British empire and the world, c. 1875–1939”). After my PhD, I held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, as a member of the M. S. Merian–R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies: Metamorphoses of the Political (ICAS:MP). In 2017, I obtained a Juan de la Cierva Fellowship from the Government of Spain.

As a Juan de la Cierva Fellow, I am a member of the Department of Humanities at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Besides doing research, I teach modern global history at the undergraduate and graduate levels and I co-convene the seminar of the Research Group on Empires, Metropolises and Extra-European Societies (GRIMSE).

 

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Recent Publications

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Towards a connected history of the Indian princely states” / “Pour une histoire connectée des États princiers indiens”, Revue d’histoire du XIXe siècle, 56, no. 1 (2018): 132–34

 

Chapters in edited volumes

Picturing Indian kingship: The photographic practices of Maharaja Sayaji Rao III of Baroda”, in Visual histories of South Asia, ed. by Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Marcus Banks. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018, pp. 115–31

Maharajás y modernidad: Un proyecto de reformismo hindú en un principado de la India, 1910–40”, in Identidades en contexto y cultura posmoderna: Ensayos críticos, ed. by Ángel Mateos-Aparicio Martín-Albo and Eduardo de Gregorio-Godeo. Oviedo, Spain: KRK Ediciones, 2015, pp. 77–88

La contribución de los principados de la India a la creación de una nación india independiente”, in Nacionalismo versus colonialismo: Problemas en la construcción nacional de Filipinas, India y Vietnam, ed. by María Dolores Elizalde. Barcelona: Bellaterra, 2013, pp. 225–60

 

Book reviews

Review of Kaveh Yazdani, India, modernity and the Great Divergence: Mysore and Gujarat, 17th–19th c.”, Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies, 3, no. 1 (2018): 112–115

 

Unpublished dissertations

“Baroda, the British empire and the world, c. 1875–1939” (PhD dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2016). Supervisors: C. A. Bayly and Joya Chatterji

“Baroda, the British empire and the world, c. 1880–1930” (MPhil dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2010). Supervisor: C. A. Bayly

“The configuration of a colonial society: The Anglo-Indian community in Simla, 1870–90” (Master’s dissertation, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2008). Supervisor: Josep M. Fradera

 

Writing for a general audience

Downing College and India”, Dow@Cam: The Downing College Magazine, 26 (winter 2014–15), 6–7

 

Media Coverage
For media coverage of my research, please visit https://tseguragarcia.com/outreach/
Country Focus
India
Expertise by Geography
Asia, India
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, Modern, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Children & Youth, Colonialism, Family, Gender, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Public History, Race, Sexuality, Women