Prof. Indira Ghose, Principal Investigator
Professor Indira Ghose is Chair of Early Modern English Literature at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Her interests lie in Renaissance literature, intellectual history, and cultural history. In 2011-18 she was Partner Investigator at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 1100-1800). In 2019 the Swiss National Science Foundation awarded her a research grant of over a three-quarter million Swiss francs for a four-year project on "Civility, Cultural Exchange, and Conduct Literature in Early Modern England, 1500-1700".
Indira Ghose's monographs are Women Travellers in Colonial India (Oxford University Press, 1998), Shakespeare and Laughter: A Cultural History (Manchester University Press, 2008), and Much Ado About Nothing: Language and Writing (Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2018). A book on jokes in Shakespeare, Shakespeare in Jest, is due to appear with Routledge in 2022. She is currently working on a book on civility and the early modern theatre.
Full publication details are givenhere.