Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Emma Jane Flatt
Associate Professor, School of Humanities
Assistant Chair (Research), School of Humanities (SoH)
Journal Articles
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Flatt, Emma, ‘Social Stimulants: Perfuming Practices in Sultanate India,’ in Kavita Singh ed., Scent upon a Southern Breeze: The Synaesthetic Arts of the Deccan, Marg, Volume 70, Number 1, September 2018.

Flatt, Emma,“Friendship in Indian History: Introduction” Studies in History, Vol. 33 No.1, February 2017, pp.1-6.

Flatt, Emma,“Practicing Friendship: Epistolary Studies of Social Intimacy in the Bahmani Sultanate,” Studies in History, Vol. 33 No.1, February 2017, pp. 61-81.

Flatt, Emma, “Spices, Smells and Spells: The Use of Olfactory Substances in the Conjuring of Spirits,” South Asian Studies, 32:1, 2016, pp. 3-21.

Flatt, Emma. “The Authorship and Significance of the Nujūm al-‘Ulūm: a sixteenth-century astrological encyclopaedia from Bijapur,” Journal of the American Oriental Society, 131.2 (April-June 2011) pp. 223-244.
Books
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Flatt, Emma, Courtly Pursuits: Living Well in the Deccan Sultanates. (Cambridge University Press, July 2019).

Ali, Daud and Emma Flatt, eds., Garden and Landscape Practices in Precolonial India: Histories from the Deccan, (Delhi: Routledge, 2011).
Book Chapters
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Flatt, Emma, “The Worlds of South Asia,” in Geraldine Heng ed., The Global Middle Ages, MLA Options for Teaching Volume, 2020.

Flatt, Emma, “The Delhi and Regional Sultanates,” chapter for Roger Long, ed. History of Pakistan, Oxford University Press, Karachi, 2015, pp. 167-220.

Flatt, Emma, “Heavenly Gardens: Astrology and Magic in the Garden Culture of the Medieval Deccan,” in Daud Ali and Emma Flatt, eds., Garden and Landscape Practices in Precolonial India: Histories from the Deccan, Delhi: Routledge, 2011, pp. 172-193.

Flatt, Emma, “Introduction,” (with Daud Ali), in Daud Ali and Emma Flatt, eds., Garden and Landscape Practices in Precolonial India: Histories from the Deccan, Delhi: Routledge, 2011, pp. 1-17.

Flatt, Emma, “Young Manliness: Ethical Culture in the Gymnasiums of the Medieval Deccan”, in Anand Pandian and Daud Ali eds., Ethical Life in South Asia, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010, pp. 153-173.
Other Research Outputs/Projects
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Flatt, Emma, “Māhmūd Gāvān”, in The Encyclopaedia of Islam III, 2015.

Flatt, Emma, “Golkonda”, in The Encyclopaedia of Islam III, 2015.

Flatt, Emma, Review of Francesca Orsini and Samira Sheikh, After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in 15th Century North India, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014, in Indian Economic & Social History Review, October-December 2015; vol. 52, 4: pp. 550-553.

Flatt, Emma, Review of Thomas R. Trautmann: India: Brief History of a Civilization, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Volume 76, Issue 01, February 2013, pp.136–138.

Flatt, Emma, Review of Sandhya Sharma, Literature, Culture and History in Mughal North India 1550-1800, New Delhi: Primus Books, 2011, in The Indian Economic and Social History Review, 50, 3 (2013), pp. 373-5