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Professor Romila Thapar FBA


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  • Emeritus Professor of History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


The Past Before Us: Historical Traditions of Early North India 2013

The Past As Present: Forging Contemporary Identities Through History 2014

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor David Abulafia

The political, economic, religious and social history of the Mediterranean in the late Middle Ages, especially Italy and Spain; attitudes in late medieval Europe to non-Christian religions and peoples

Professor Peter Jackson

The Mongol Empire & its relations with the Catholic West; the Crusades & the Latin East; & the eastern Islamic world in the Middle Ages.

Professor Nancy Edwards

The archaeology of Wales and Ireland c. AD400-1150; early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture and the archaeology of the church; antiquarians and Welsh archaeology

Professor Elizabeth Eva Leach

History, theory, and analysis of 13th- and 14th-century music; music and French poetry in the same period; themes of love, violence, gender, and sexuality