Nicholas H.A. Evans


Nicholas H. A. Evans is an anthropologist who writes about South Asia at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) at the University of Cambridge. His previous work examined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, followers of a nineteenth century Messiah who see themselves as the one true Muslim sect, but face much persecution for their beliefs. As part of his work at CRASSH, he is currently developing a new project on Commissions of Inquiry in pre- and post-independence India. Nicholas received his PhD in social anthropology from Cambridge in 2014.