Subah Dayal specializes in the social and cultural history of Mughal South Asia and the early modern Indian Ocean world from 1500 - 1800.
Early Modern and Modern South Asia
Mughal South Asia, Indian Ocean, and the Persianate world
"From victory poem to history: Responses to The Shahnama in the Deccan, 1500-1800" in Iran and the Deccan: Persianate Art, Culture and Talent in Circulation, c. 1400-1700, ed. Keelan Overton. Bloomington: Indian University Press (Forthcoming, August 2019).
Fellowships and Awards
NEH Summer Scholar 2017
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, UCLA
Thomas E. Lifka Best Dissertation Award 2016, UCLA