A registrar resigns: a micro-history of an institution in Calcutta, 1948

Dates & times

Wed 24 October 2018, 1pm–2.30pm


Room 3.27, SDSC Reading Room, Hedley Bull Centre, Building 130, ANU

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Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty from the University of Chicago will give a talk at the ANU South Asia Research Centre.

Dipesh Chakrabarty holds a BSc (physics honors) degree from Presidency College, University of Calcutta, a postgraduate Diploma in management (considered equivalent to MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a PhD (history) from the Australian National University. He is currently the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College. He is the faculty director, University of Chicago Center in Delhi, a faculty fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, an associate of the Department of English, and by courtesy, a faculty member in the Law School.


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