Tarana Husain Khan, Claire Chambers, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley
Tarana Husain Khan is a novelist and cultural historian. Her writings on the oral history, culture and the famed cuisine of the erstwhile princely state of Rampur have appeared in prominent publications such as Scroll.in, Eaten magazine, Wire and in the anthology Desi Delicacies (Pan Macmillan, India)/Dastarkhwan: Food Writing from South Asia and Diaspora ( Beacon Books, UK). She hosts and curates a website on Rampur culture and oral history and is the author of the historical novel The Begum and the Dastan. She lives between Rampur and Nainital with her husband. Claire Chambers is Professor of Global Literature at the University of York, where she researches and teaches writing from South Asia and the Perso-Arab world. She is a well-known writer and literary critic. Her research focuses on modern literature from South Asia and diaspora, and on writing by authors of Muslim heritage. She was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Commonwealth Literature for more than a decade. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and writes a regular literary column for Dawn (Pakistan). Siobhan Lambert-Hurley is Professor of Global History at the University of Sheffield. She leads the project ‘Forgotten Food: Culinary Memory, Local Heritage and Lost Agricultural Varieties in India’ funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK. Her most recent book is Elusive Lives: Gender, Autobiography and the Self in Muslim South Asia (2018).
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