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In the frame of the IATIO project, India and the Indian Ocean in the Early Decolonial Period: Archipelagic Imaginaries, 1950s-1970s, Dr Luca Raimondi, MSCA Global Fellow on the project, and Professor Ananya Jahanara Kabir, project PI, are organising a seminar on the theme of ‘Archipelagic Indias’.
Arunima Bhattacharya (University of Leeds), Anthropology
Dr Arunima Bhattacharya is a postdoctoral research assistant on the AHRC funded project The Other from Within: Indian Anthropologists and the Birth of a Nation at the School of History in the University of Leeds. She has completed her PhD in English Literature from the University of Leeds and was the Anniversary Fellow at Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh. She is the co-editor of Literary Capitals of the long nineteenth Century: Spaces beyond the Capitals (Palgrave, 2022) and her research interests include colonial and postcolonial urban heritage, mobility and travel literature, and Indian ocean networks of people and trade in the long nineteenth century.