After she submitted her thesis, she worked as a curator at the French National Archives between —67, and again between — Mallison's area of research is pre-modern and medieval Gujarati literature. She has rediscovered and analyzed texts from the last thousand years, ranging from hymns such as the Prabhatiyam to the Ginans of the Ismailis , and local interpretations of Sanskrit epics such as the Ramayana.
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Once a child reaches a marriageable age, the parents prepare themselves mentally and, more importantly, financially so that they can search for a suitable partner for their child in order to meet their domestic obligation. They keep in mind the societal rules regarding cast, creed, natal chart, and financial and social status of the family. During the 18th century this was very different and quite controversial.
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