Hasan Siddiqui

Assistant Professor | South Asian History
location_on Asian Centre 403A

Research Area

About

Hasan Siddiqui is a historian of South Asia specializing in early-modern intellectual history. His research interests include scholarly and manuscript cultures of the Mughal empire and the history of political thought. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Chicago.

Associate Editor, Journal of South Asian Intellectual History.


Publications

“The Rights of Subjects over the Kingdom: Situating the History of Rights in Early Modern South Asia.” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (forthcoming).

“Rights in Late Mughal and Early Colonial South Asia,” in The Cambridge History of Rights, Volume 4: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Dan Edelstein and Jennifer Pitts, eds. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Book Review: “Empire and Intellectuals in Early Seventeenth Century South Asia.” Journal of Asian Studies (forthcoming).


Awards

Hampton New Faculty Research Grant, 2021-23

Von Holst Prize Lectureship, University of Chicago, 2015-16.


Graduate Supervision

I welcome inquiries for graduate study from students interested in any of the following fields: early modern South Asia; intellectual history; the history of political thought.


Hasan Siddiqui

Assistant Professor | South Asian History
location_on Asian Centre 403A

Hasan Siddiqui is a historian of South Asia specializing in early-modern intellectual history. His research interests include scholarly and manuscript cultures of the Mughal empire and the history of political thought. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Chicago.

Associate Editor, Journal of South Asian Intellectual History.

“The Rights of Subjects over the Kingdom: Situating the History of Rights in Early Modern South Asia.” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (forthcoming).

“Rights in Late Mughal and Early Colonial South Asia,” in The Cambridge History of Rights, Volume 4: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Dan Edelstein and Jennifer Pitts, eds. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Book Review: "Empire and Intellectuals in Early Seventeenth Century South Asia." Journal of Asian Studies (forthcoming).

Hampton New Faculty Research Grant, 2021-23

Von Holst Prize Lectureship, University of Chicago, 2015-16.

I welcome inquiries for graduate study from students interested in any of the following fields: early modern South Asia; intellectual history; the history of political thought.

Hasan Siddiqui

Assistant Professor | South Asian History
location_on Asian Centre 403A

Hasan Siddiqui is a historian of South Asia specializing in early-modern intellectual history. His research interests include scholarly and manuscript cultures of the Mughal empire and the history of political thought. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Chicago.

Associate Editor, Journal of South Asian Intellectual History.

“The Rights of Subjects over the Kingdom: Situating the History of Rights in Early Modern South Asia.” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (forthcoming).

“Rights in Late Mughal and Early Colonial South Asia,” in The Cambridge History of Rights, Volume 4: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Dan Edelstein and Jennifer Pitts, eds. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Book Review: "Empire and Intellectuals in Early Seventeenth Century South Asia." Journal of Asian Studies (forthcoming).

Hampton New Faculty Research Grant, 2021-23

Von Holst Prize Lectureship, University of Chicago, 2015-16.

I welcome inquiries for graduate study from students interested in any of the following fields: early modern South Asia; intellectual history; the history of political thought.