Felicity Hand

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Felicity Hand is senior lecturer in the English Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She teaches post-colonial literature and history and culture of the British Isles. She has published articles on various Indian and East African writers including M.G.Vassanji and Abdulrazak Gurnah and a full-length study of the Mauritian author Lindsey Collen. She is the head of the research group Ratnakara http://grupsderecerca.uab.cat/ratnakara which explores the literatures and cultures of the South West Indian Ocean.   At present the group is working on a project financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness which focusses on the Indian community of South Africa. Felicity is also the editor of the new electronic journal Indi@logs. Spanish Journal of India Studies