Sujit Sivasundaram

Dr. Sujit Sivasundaram

Professor of World History, University of Cambridge.


Some recent publications

Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire. William Collins

Oceanic Histories. Cambridge University Press.

Islanded: Britain, Sri Lanka and the Bounds of an Indian Ocean Colony. University of Chicago Press.

Texts to download

“Imperial Transgressions: The Animal and Human in the Idea of Race”. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 35, No. 1.

“Ethnicity, Indigeneity, and Migration in the Advent of British Rule to Sri Lanka”. The American Historical Review, Vol. 115, No. 2, pp. 428-452.

“A Global History of Science and Religion”, in G. Cantor, T. Dixon & S. Pumpfrey, eds. Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives. Cambridge University Press, pp. 177-197.

“‘A Christian Benares’ Orientalism, science and the Serampore Mission of Bengal”. The Indian Economic and Social History Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 111-145.

“Redeeming Memory: the martyrdoms of Captain James Cook and Reverend John Williams”, in G. Williams, ed. Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments. Boydell & Brewer, Boydell Press, pp. 201-229.