Zaib un Nisa Aziz

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From Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Cambridge University
Project Title: 
Nations Ascendant: The Global Campaign Against Imperialism and The Making of Our World

Zaib un Nisa Aziz is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History.  She works on anti-colonial thought and practice in the 20th century. Her project examines trans-imperial revolutionary networks featuring various of campaigners, artists and intellectuals primarily emanating from the global south and active in cities in the metropole during the interwar period. She is interested in how various emancipatory projects during this period intersected with each other as well as how their practioners and propagators interacted with the state(s) in which they operated.;  Prior to coming to Yale, she was at the London School of Economics where I completed an MSc in Empires, Colonialism and Globalization. Her first paper based on her early graduate work is entitled “Passages from India: Indian Anti Colonial Activism in Exile 1905-1920”, was published by Historical Research in 2016. She is originally from Pakistan where completed my BSc. in Political Science at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).