Contributing Editor, The Middle Ground Journal. Dr. Anjaria read History at the University of Melbourne, her doctorate being researched at Royal Holloway College. Her research interests are nineteenth century European imperialism in Asia and the nature of the colonial state, in particular its administrative and political facets. She is currently working on an account of George Curzon’s Indian Viceroyalty (1899-1905) as well as researching a comparative account of the divers European colonial powers in South East Asia between 1800-1914. She is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.