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Arnab DeyArnab Dey

PhD., University of Chicago, 2012
M.Phil., University of Delhi, 2004
Assistant Professor
Field Specialties: Modern South Asia (India), Histories of Environment and Plantation Labor, Literature and History, British Empire
Honorary Visiting Fellow, South Asia Program, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University, 2013-2018
Office: LT 803
Phone: 607-777-4738
Email: adey@binghamton.edu

Select Courses: (2012-13; 2013-14):

Modern India, 1757-2000
Indian Ocean, Bodies, and Empire
Gandhi and India
Partition Histories: India and Pakistan Since Independence
The 'Nation' Question in South Asian History
Enviornmental History: South Asia in Context
Democracy and Discontent in India: History and Theory
Indian Ocean, Bodies, and Empire

Publications:

'Bugs in the "Imperial" Garden: Tea Plantations and Environmental Constraints in Eastern India (Assam), 1840-1910', Environment and History [forthcoming]

'Plants, Pathogens and People: Rethinking Plantation "Biographies" in Nineteenth Century India', [in progress]

Invited Review of Michael S. Dodson and Brian A. Hatcher, [eds.] Trans-Colonial Modernities in South Asia (New York: Routledge, 2012) Pacific Affairs, Vol. 86, No. 3, September 2013

Recent Conferences/Lectures:

Invited Speaker, Cornell University South Asia Program, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, December 2, 2013

'Tea Plantations and the Nonhuman: Environmental Constraints in Eastern India (Assam), 1840-1910', in invited panel on Sugar, Cotton, Tea and Slaves: An Environmental History of Plantations in the Caribbean, Hawai'i and India, VII Biennial Conference of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH), Munich, August 2013

Panel Chair and Discussant, 'Production at the Margins: Labor, Space and Identity in South Asia', New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) Annual Meeting, Binghamton University, September 27-28, 2013

Awards/Fellowships:

The Andrew W Mellon Foundation Dissertation Write-Up Fellowship, Division of the Humanities, University of Chicago, 2011-12

The Nicholson Centre for British Studies, University of Chicago Fellowship for research in the British Isles, Summer 2009; 2011

The University of Chicago Century Fellowship and COSAS research grant, September 2005-2010

Provost's Summer Research Grant, Division of the Humanities, University of Chicago, May 2008

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Last Updated: 11/8/13