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Abhishek Kaicker on Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

February 16, 2021

On February 4, 2021, historian Abhishek Kaicker (UC Berkeley) joined the UW South Asia Center for a virtual lecture on sovereignty and popular politics in Mughal Delhi. Kaicker’s incisive wit and thought-provoking analysis encouraged the audience to rethink conceptions of sovereignty in pre-colonial India, where citizens of the Mughal empire were not simply passive subjects but engaged political participants.