Annie Treesa Joseph


Institutional Affiliation:  University of Kerala

Bio: Annie Treesa Joseph is a Ph.D. scholar at the Institute of English, University of Kerala. She is the recipient of the Charles Wallace Fellowship (2022-23). Her doctoral research is an interdisciplinary study of rituals of queenship in colonial India. Annie is interested in colonial historiography and its points of intersection with gender, sovereignty, mobility, and spatiality. Her other areas of interest include Decolonial Studies, Queenship Studies, and Culture Studies.

Current research projects:

My doctoral research is an attempt to understand how colonialism shaped queenship traditions in India with a particular focus on the state of Bhopal. My research is funded by the University Grant Commission of India’s JRF funding program.

Forthcoming, current or recent research publications:

Joseph, Annie Treesa. “ Gender, Nationalism and the Regent Queens in Colonial India”. Samyuktha: A Journal of Gender and Culture, vol.8, no.1, 2023, ISSN: 2393- 8013.




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