Dr Pippa Virdee has been working at De Montfort University since 2006. During 2016/17 she was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Governance and Policy (ITU), Lahore (Pakistan).
Her research interests include British colonial history, history of India and Pakistan, especially the Punjab, the South Asian diaspora in Britain and women’s history in Pakistan.
‘From Mano Majra to Faqiranwalla: Revisiting the ‘Train to Pakistan’’ with Arafat Safdar., South Asia Chronicle,
Women and Pakistan International Airlines in Ayub Khan’s Pakistan’, The International History Review
From the Ashes of 1947: Reimagining Punjab, Cambridge University Press
Refugees and the End of Empire: Imperial Collapse and Forced Migration during the Twentieth Century (ed with Panikos Panayi), Palgrave Macmillan
Fellow, Royal Historical Society