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Professor Chandrika Kaul 

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Modern History

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Professor Chandrika Kaul (MA (Oxon), Balliol; DPhil, Nuffield College), is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Her research interests encompass modern British history with a focus on imperialism and decolonisation, the monarchy, media, and popular culture; modern South Asia; and Global history with a special interest in International Communications. She has published widely in these areas as well as contributed to national and international programmes on television and radio, features in newspapers as well as podcasts. Her monographs include: Communications, Media and the Imperial Experience: Britain and India in the twentieth century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 2017). Reporting the Raj: the British Press and India c1880-1922 (Studies in Imperialism series, Manchester Univ. Press, 2003/2017). Amongst her edited books are News of the World and the British Press; Media and the British Empire; International Communications and Global News networks; M.K. Gandhi, Politics, Media and Society; New Perspectives.