Wint, Hollian

Humanities Research Fellow Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: MA (Honors), University of Edinburgh; PhD, New York University

Hollian Wint joined NYUAD in January 2016, as a Research Assistant in the Humanities Research Fellowship Program.

Hollian is a PhD Candidate in African History at New York University. She is currently completing her dissertation entitled, “Credible Relations: Indian Finance and East African Society in the Indian Ocean, c. 1840-1930”, which traces transformations in the trans-local socio-financial relations that connected western India and coastal East Africa. For this project, she completed three years of research in Gujarat, Bombay, Kachchh, Zanzibar, and the UK with the support of the American Institute of Indian Studies and a Fulbright- Hays DDRA Fellowship.

She is the author of a forthcoming chapter entitled “Keeping it in the Family? Her- and His-Stories among Gujarati Business Communities in the Nineteenth Century Indian Ocean.”