Hasan Siddiqui is a historian of South Asia specializing in early-modern intellectual history. His research interests include the history of political thought, the history of the book, and the social and cultural history of the Mughal empire. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Chicago.
Associate Editor, Journal of South Asian Intellectual History.
Convenor, UBC South Asia Research Colloquium, 2023-
“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 65/5-6, 734-760 (2022).
“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).
SSHRC Exchange Grant, 2023-24
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.