Asia

Mou Banerjee

Mou Banerjee

Associate, Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Assistant Professor of History, Clemson University

Mou Banerjee received her PhD from Harvard University in 2018, where she recently received the Harold K. Gross award, which is granted annually by the...

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J. Bohorquez

Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). PhD, Department of History, European University Institute.

Research interests: History of Europe during early modern times, particularly the political economy of the Iberian Empires; global capital; merchant networks; slave traffic; Asian trade; and global cities.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E209
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0928
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University
Co-Chair, WIGH

Bose's field of specialization is modern South Asian and Indian Ocean history. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. His books...

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CGIS South
Room S436
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617.384.7683
Neil Brenner

Neil Brenner

Professor of Urban Theory, Harvard Graduate School of Design
WCFIA Faculty Associate

Neil Brenner is Professor of Urban Theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD).  His writing and teaching focus on the theoretical,...

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Gund Hall
48 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-2521
Amitava Chowdhury

Amitava Chowdhury

2013-2014 WIGH Fellow
Associate Professor of History, Queen's University, Canada

Amitava Chowdhury is an historian and historical archaeologist of agrarian labour regimes and colonial plantations in the British Caribbean and the Indian...

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Judith Froelich

Judith Froelich

Thyssen Postdoctoral Fellow (spring 2018)
Lecturer, Department of History, University of Zurich
Research Interests: Japanese premodern and modern history; and transnational history.
Ritesh Jaiswal

Ritesh Jaiswal

Graduate Research Fellow, Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Delhi
Research Interests: History of South and Southeast Asian Migration in Global Perspective, Labour history, Kangani and Maistry systems of Migration.
Murari Jha

Murari Jha

Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations, Harvard University
Assistant Professor, School of Historical Studies, Nalanda University, India
Murari Jha is an economic and environmental historian of early modern India, and his broader research interests include the Mughal Empire, Ganga River Systems... Read more about Murari Jha
Heeho Kim

Heeho Kim

WIGH Visiting Scholar, Fall 2013
Professor of Economic History, Kyungpook National University, Korea

Research Interests: Slavery (Nobi) and labor markets in Chosun Korea, the 17th-19th century; money and prices in Chosun...

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Terry Martin

Faculty Associate (on leave 2015–2016). George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Soviet history; ethnicity; identity; surveillance; and political violence.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S328
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9895
Florin-Stefan Morar

Florin-Stefan Morar

WIGH Graduate Research Fellow, 2014
PhD Candidate in History of Science, Harvard University

Research Interests: History of science and global history with a focus on the relations between East Asia, especially China and the West.