Yasmin Khan is Associate Professor of History at the University of Oxford, based in the Department for Continuing Education and a Fellow of Kellogg College. She was born in London and educated at Oxford. The Great Partition, her first book, was the winner of the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize and has been translated into Urdu and Hindi. She is also the author of The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War (2015). She contributes to BBC programmes and has written for the Guardian, Prospect magazine and BBC History magazine.