Research Projects

Mutiny at the Margins

Thumbnail for Mutiny at the Margins ProjectThis is a £360,00 Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) -funded research project which commenced September 2006. 'Mutiny at the Margins' aims to provide long overdue revisionist perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857 through thematic, collaborative research, a network of international scholars, and a major international conference held in Edinburgh in July 2007 to coincide with the 150th anniversary of this event.

The project coincides with exhibitions at the National Library of Scotland and the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, a parallel conference in India, and a workshop organised by the Royal Asiatic Society in London. Participants in the project include Andrea Major and Markus Daechsel, Kim Wagner and Marina Carter (History, Classics & Archaeology). For further details please visit the project website at or e-mail the project leader, Dr. Crispin Bates at

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