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Hollian Wint

Postdoctoral Fellow via Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Ph.D., New York University, 2016
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Principal Research Interest(s):  African history; South Asian History; Indian Ocean and Trans-Local History; Gender and Capitalism; Economic Anthropology; Family and Households; the British Empire; Slavery


Hollian Wint (Ph.D., New York University, 2016) specializes in the socio-financial history of East Africa, western India, and the Indian Ocean. She is delighted to join the history department as a Buffett Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. Her current project charts the transformations of regional financial and familial networks in the aftermath of the abolition of slavery and the consolidation of British imperial rule in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her research has received support from the American Institute of American Studies, the Fulbright-Hays, and the NYU-Abu Dhabi Humanities Institute. Hollian is a contributor to Perspectives of Female Researchers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Gujarati Identities, ed. Sharmina Mawani and Anjoom A. Mukadam. In spring, she will be offering a seminar in Indian Ocean history and the politics of regional analysis.

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