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Nav Athwal

Ph.D in History

Nav Athwal completed his M.A. in World History from Northeastern University in 2016, having previously completed his B.A. in History from University of California, Davis. His research interests broadly focus on the global context within which the British Empire applied Western medicine and science to the colonial template, and in particular, the colonial administration of prophylactics/vaccinations in the face of indigenous resistance.

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Cohort: 2019

Research Interest: History of Medicine and Science; The British Empire; Imperialism; Precolonial and Colonial India.

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