Student Affiliate

Madhulagna Halder started her doctoral studies at McGill University, Canada in 2021. Halder holds an M.Phil. (2019) and an M.A. (2016) in Modern Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She obtained her B.A. (Honours) in History (2013) from Jadavpur University, India. Her research examines the conditions of women political prisoners in the context of postcolonial India, and the questions of prisoners’ rights in South Asia. Her research areas include the history of gender, communist cultures, and memory studies. She was awarded the Professor Papiya Ghosh Memorial Prize by the Indian History Congress in 2018. Her work has been published in the Journal of the Indian History Congress and Words and Silences (Journal of International Oral History).