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Safya Morshed - PhD Candidate, Economic History - LSE

I am an LSE Fellow in Economic History at the London School of Economics. I study historical political economy with a focus on the global south. 

My doctoral dissertation won the Gino Luzzatto Prize in Economic History (2021-2023), awarded by the European Historical Economics Society. I am also a previous winner of the Best Poster Prize at the Economic History Conference (2021).

Background: Map of conflicts in Mughal India, constructed using QGIS and Irfan Habib's Atlas of Mughal India.

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Anchor 1-Poster Video

Merciful Tyrants? Explaining Rebel Forgiveness and State Development in Mughal South Asia (1556-1707)

This short video won the award for Best Poster at the Economic History Society Conference 2021. It gives a brief summary of the context and contribution of one of the chapters of my dissertation.

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