The History Room features Dr Geraldine Forbes


This month on the History Room, we’re featuring Professor Geraldine Forbes.

Dr Forbes is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at SUNY Oswego. She specializes in History of Colonial and Modern India, Women’s History, Gender and Colonial Medicine, and Photography and History. A large portion of her work is concerned with Indian women, and two of her significant publications are Women in Colonial India: Essays on Medicine, Politics and History and Women in Modern India, part of the Cambridge History of India series. Her work in Indian history began over three decades ago. Dr Forbes is also a visiting lecturer in India with the Fulbright-Nehru program.

For a full list of her publications, see

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