Sonia Wigh



College: College of Humanities
Discipline: History
Department: Department of History
Research Centre/Unit: Centre for Early Modern Studies

My proposed research will examine the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities vis-a-vis the body in medieval north India. I will do so through an interdisciplinary study of literary compositions and their accompanying visual representations, produced between c. 1526 and 1748, in Persian, Hindavi, Braj and nascent Urdu.