Publications by TIDE team members


Four Cities: Points of Encounter between India and Europe ed. Nandini Das (Kolkata: Jadavpur University Press, expected date of publication 2020).

Melo, João Vicente, Antoni Montserrat’s Writings from the Mughal Court: A Critical Edition (Boston: Institute of Advanced Jesuit Studies, 2021).

Melo, João Vicente, “Becoming Mughal, Becoming Dom João de Távora: friendship, dissimulation and manipulation in Jesuit and Mughal exchanges” in A New Companion to the Global Renaissance: Literature and Culture in the Era of Expansion 1550-1700, second edition ed. Jyotsna G. Singh (Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, expected date of publication 2021).

Smith, Haig, Religion and Governance in England’s Emerging Colonial Empire, 1601-1698 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021).

Smith, Haig, ‘Protestantism in East India Company, Surat, Bombay and Madras’, in Religion and the City in India ed. Supriya Chaudhuri (Delhi: Routledge expected date of publication 2021).

Working, Lauren, ‘Objects of Resistance, Emblems of Survival: Challenging Contemporary Cultural Appropriation with Historical Artefacts’, in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives: Art/Practice and Material Culture (expected date of publication 2021).



Das, Nandini, ‘The Stranger at the Door: Belonging in Shakespeare’s Ephesus’, Shakespeare Survey 73: Shakespeare and the City, edited by Emma Smith, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2020, pp. 10–20,

Das, Nandini, ‘Time and Memory in Carthage.’ Renaissance Quarterly, 2020, 

Working, Lauren, The Making of an Imperial Polity: Civility and America in the Jacobean Metropolis (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020),



Das, Nandini, ‘Early Modern Travel Writing II: English Travel Writing,’ in Nandini Das and Tim Youngs, eds., The Cambridge History of Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Das, Nandini and Tim Youngs, eds., The Cambridge History of Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Working, Lauren, ‘“The savages of Virginia our project”: The Powhatans in Jacobean Political Thought’, in Paul Musselwhite, Peter Mancall and James Horn, eds., Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America (Chapel Hill, NC: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2019).

Working, Lauren, ‘Cannibalism & Politics: The English Renaissance Revisited’, Anthropology Today, 35:4 (2019), 18-20


Working, Lauren. ‘Locating Colonization at the Jacobean Inns of Court’, Historical Journal, 61 (2018), 29-51,

Das, Nandini, Sir Thomas Roe: Eyewitness to a Changing World, The Hakluyt Society Annual Lecture Series (London: Hakluyt Society, 2018).

Smith, Haig ‘Religon,’ in William Pettigrew & David Veevers eds., Corporations as Protagonists in Global History (Leiden: Brill, 2018),


Melo, João Vicente. ‘Review of The Mughal Padshah: A Jesuit Treatise on Emperor Jahangir’s Court and Household, by Jorge Flores’, Journal of Jesuit Studies, 4 (2017) 529–31,

Smith, Haig. ‘“God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem”: the changing face of religious governance and religious sufferance in the East India Company, 1610–1670’, in William A. Pettigrew and Mahesh Gopalan, eds, The East India Company 1600–1857: Essays on Anglo-Indian Connection (New Delhi: Routledge, 2017), 93–113,

Smith, Haig. ‘Risky Business: the Seventeenth-Century English Company Chaplain and Policing Interaction and Knowledge Exchange’, Journal of Church and State, 60.2 (2018), 226-247,

Christofides, Roger. Guest editor and contributor for forthcoming special issue of Synthesis, ‘The Cyprus Problem in Literature and Theory’ (2017).


Christofides, Roger. Othello’s Secret: The Cyprus Problem, The Arden Shakespeare Shakespeare Now series (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).

Christofides, Roger. ‘“Are we turned Turks?”: the Cyprus Problem in Othello, Soliman and Perseda, and Selimus’, Journal of Mediterranean Studies, 25 (2016), 5–17.

Christofides, Roger. ‘“The action to the word, the word to the action”: reading Hamlet with Cavell and Derrida’, co-authored with David Rudrum and April Lodge, Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 21 (2016), 177–91.

Das, Nandini. ‘Encounter as Process: England and Japan in the Sixteenth Century’, Renaissance Quarterly, 69 (2016), 1343–68,

Melo, João Vicente. ‘In Search of a Shared Language: The Goan Diplomatic Protocol’, Journal of Early Modern History, 20 (2016), 390–407,

Melo, João Vicente. ‘Akbar’, in David Thomas and John Chatsworth, eds, Christian-Muslim Relations: a Bibliographical History 1500–1900, volume 11 (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 34–7.

Melo, João Vicente. ‘Akbar’s farmans concerning Portuguese-Mughal relations and Akbar’s letter to Philip II (Philip I of Portugal)’ in David Thomas and John Chesworth, eds, Christian-Muslim Relations: a Bibliographical History 1500–1900, volume 11 (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 37–52.