Section: Staff Profiles

Marina Carter

Name
Dr Marina Carter
Title
School of History, Classics and Archaeology and CSAS
Organisation
South Asian Studies, School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
E-Mail
URL
http://www.csas.ed.ac.uk/old/staff_profiles/marina_carter
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Marina obtained her doctorate in History from St Antony's College, Oxford, in 1987. She has written widely on the Indian diaspora, and has a particular interest in the western Indian Ocean islands, notably Mauritius. Her publications include: Voices from Indenture: Experiences of Indian Migrants in the British Empire (Leicester UP 1996); Servants, Sirdars and Settlers: Indians in Mauritius (OUP 1995); and Lakshmi's Legacy: testimonies of Indian women in 19th century Mauritius (Editions Ocean Indien 1994).

Martina is currently employed on a 2.5-year, AHRC-funded project 'Becoming Coolies' administered by the School of History and Classics, University of Edinburgh. Her principal research interests/specialisms : labour migration, Indian Ocean, Mascarene islands, Mauritius, South Asian diaspora.


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