Fatima Naveed

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University of Exeter

PhD English Studies 

Title: A Literary History of Dissent: the Work of the South Asian Progressives (1933-1978)


London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies (Merit)

Dissertation: Neo-Imperialism Under the Guise of Development: the Case of the USA's War on Terror


University of Exeter

BA English (First Class)

Dissertation: Breaking Silences, Voicing Women - Documentary Processes in the Partition Narratives of Attia Hosain, Anita Desai and Bapsi Sidhwa. (Achieved mark: 82)


Professional/research experience

June 2022 - September 2022:

College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, University of Exeter

Peer2Peer researcher for HASS PGR students, creating reference materials on: "Ethics Approval for PGR Research"; and "Decolonising Research", a report for the Doctoral College. All resources are available here.

June 2021 - July 2021:

Department of History, University of Exeter

Graduate Research Assistant to Professor Nandini Chatterjee

January 2021 - December 2021:

The Education Incubator, University of Exeter

Project Support Intern for Connected Classrooms

2019 - 2022:

South Asia Centre, University of Exeter

Student representative on the management board of the South Asia Centre


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Tasavvur Collective

The Tasavvur Collective are a consortium of early career researchers interested in the social, historical and literary representation of South Asian Muslims in cultural productions. We represent disciplines across the arts, humanities and social sciences at the University of Exeter, University of Edinburgh, and University of St. Andrews, and beyond.


International Comparative Literature Association

The ICLA is an international organization for research in comparative literature. 


Postcolonial Studies Association

The PSA is a professional organisation that aims to bring together scholars working on postcolonial topics in any discipline or language.