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Research Interests

Cultural history of early modern South Asia, with a special emphasis on the literary, intellectual, religious, and political cultures of the Mughal and early British Empires in India (~16th-19th centuries).

Education/Academic qualification

South Asian Languages and Civilizations, PhD, University of Chicago

… → 2008

Humanities and Social Thought, MA, New York University

… → 1998

BA, University of Texas, Austin

… → 1995

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Research Output 2007 2019

A Letter of Advice from a Mughal Gentleman to His Son

Kinra, R. K., 2019, The Empires of the Near East and India: Source Studies of the Safavid, Ottoman, and Mughal Literate Communities. Khafipour, H. (ed.). Columbia University Press, p. 505-522 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cultures of Comparative Philology in the Early Modern Indo-Persian World

Kinra, R. K., 2016, In : Philological Encounters . 1, 1-4, p. 225-287 63 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparative philology
Central Asia
Literary Canon

The Learned Ideal of the Mughal Wazir: The Life and Intellectual World of Prime Minister Afzal Khan Shirazi (d. 1639)

Kinra, R. K., 2016, Secretaries and Statecraft in the Early Modern World. Dover, P. M. (ed.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

13 Citations (Scopus)

Handling diversity with absolute civility: The global historical legacy of Mughal Sulh-i Kull

Kinra, R. K., Jan 1 2013, In : Medieval History Journal. 16, 2, p. 251-295 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Prophet Muhammad