is a Senior Researcher based at WISER at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from Columbia University. Recent publications include: “Gandhi and the Goa Question”, Public Culture, Volume 23(2), 2011; Co-editor with Isabel Hofmeyr and Michael Pearson, Eyes Across the Water: Navigating the Indian Ocean, UNISA Press, 2010; “The Disquieting of History: Portuguese Decolonization and Goan Migration in the Indian Ocean,” Journal of Asian and African Studies, Volume 44(1) 2009; “Goa Dourada, the Internal ‘Exotic’ in South Asia: Discourses of Colonialism and Tourism” in A. Phukan, and V.G. Rajan, eds. Reading the Exotic, South Asia and its Others (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009). Her book, The Relic State: St. Francis Xavier and the Politics of Ritual in Portuguese India is forthcoming with Manchester University Press (2014).