Visiting Fellow SEAP Cornell University; latest/forthcoming publications: (2019)Warriors and States: Military Labour in Southern India, circa 1750-1800’, Modern Asian Studies 53(2):313-338; ‘Warriors and Colonial Wars in the Muslim Philippines since 1800’, in Noor, F.A. & Carey, P. (eds) ‘Race’ and the Colonial Wars in 19th Century Southeast Asia, Amsterdam University Press, forthcoming. mvartavarian@gmail.com