Sara Legrandjacques is a doctoral student, the holder of an agrégation in history, and a temporary teaching and research fellow (ATER) at the Center for the History of Contemporary Asia at l’université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is affiliated with UMR Sirice, serves as a fellow at the Institut Convergences Migrations, and is a member of the ANR project Global Youth in the Making connected to the Cité internationale universitaire in Paris. Her research focuses on student mobility in colonial Asia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, using a comparative and cross-cutting approach for British India and French Indochina. Her work combines global and imperial history with the history of migration and education, and emphasizes the role of mobilities in the construction of what was referred to as a colonial higher education.

A few recent publications online:

“Déroutes étudiantes. Les étudiants indochinois en France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale,” Les Cahiers Sirice, June 2019.

“Global Students? The International Mobility and Identity of Students from Colonial India and Indochina, 1880s-1945,” Global Histories: A Student Journal 4 (2018):