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Edward Anderson – Northumbria University

Visiting Professor


Edward Anderson is Assistant Professor in History at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom. He works on the history and politics of migration and diaspora – with a focus on India and Britain – in the 20th and 21st centuries. Edward’s work has focused in particular on questions around transnational networks, political movements, diasporic identity, and multiculturalism. Before joining Northumbria University in 2020, Edward was the Smuts Research Fellow in Commonwealth Studies at the University of Cambridge (2015-19). He has also held a postdoctoral position at LMU in Munich, and a number of visiting fellowships including, most recently, at the London School of Economics (LSE) South Asia Centre. He is also an Affiliated Scholar of the Centre of South Asian Studies at the University of Cambridge.