Section: Staff Profiles
School of Historical Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Samiksha's research has focused on the impact of the colonial state's policies on healthcare in India. She has explored the evolution of the twentieth century colonialhospital system in Haryana and Delhi with particular emphasis on delineating ruralurban differentials in the provision of medical facilities. Her research interests include the evolution of military hospitals for Indian troops, medical professionalization in India and the environmental history of northern India. She has published articles on Delhi's history in Exploring Gender Equations: Colonial and Post-Colonial India ed. B. Pati and S. Kak (Delhi, 2005) and in Modern Asian Studies. Samiksha is currently converting her doctoral thesis into a monograph.
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