About Adrian Plau

Adrian Plau

Editor for Indian Studies

Adrian Plau

Editor for Indian Studies

Adrian Plau is Manuscript Collections Information Analyst at Wellcome Collection, London, where he works on making Wellcome’s global manuscript collections more accessible and discoverable to diverse stakeholders. Previously, he was a Wellcome research grant holder focusing on North Indian medical manuscripts in early Hindi. His 2018 PhD at SOAS on South Asian manuscripts and literary culture took him to Jain temple libraries across northern India, and he contributes a monthly column on early modern South Asian poetry for the Norwegian news site Asiapunkt. His work in collections information management and digital humanities has focused on TEI, online databases, and praying that the computer won’t explode.