Section: Staff Profiles

Marina Carter

Dr Marina Carter
School of History, Classics and Archaeology and CSAS
South Asian Studies, School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh UK
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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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