Posted on 31 March 2019 in accumulation, empire, interviews

Jonathan Saha Interview

Jonathan Saha is interviewed in relation to his ISRF Mid-Career Fellowship. He talks about his research on the concept of accumulation as it relates to Empire, as well as the current state of the social sciences.


ISRF Mid-Career Fellow 2019-20
Interviewed by Lars Cornelissen

Dr Jonathan Saha

Associate Professor of History, University of Leeds

Jonathan Saha specialisse in the history of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism in Southeast Asia, focusing particularly on British Burma. His study of official misconduct in the fin de siècle Burma Delta explored how the colonial state was experienced and imagined in everyday life, showing how corruption contributed to the maintenance of British rule, perpetuating racial divisions and gender ideologies.