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Shomik Dasgupta


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Shomik Dasgupta has worked in South Asian History. His research interests include the intellectual history of the 18th and 19th century, 18th century social history and the everyday histories of work in early-colonial government and administration. At a broader level, he is interested in native responses to colonialism from the point of view of the role of language in the creation of social facts, intentionalities, collectivities and institutions. He completed his B.A. from St. Stephen's College, Delhi in History (hons.) in 2009 and his M.A. in Medieval Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011. 

P.hD. title: Ethics, Distance and Accountability: The Political Thought of Rammohun Roy, c.1803-1832.