Colonialism

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
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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Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies
Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology
Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University; Co-Chair, WIGH

Jean Comaroff was educated at the University of Cape Town and the London School of Economics. After a spell as research fellow in medical...

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Barker Center
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2519
Julio Decker

Julio Decker

WIGH Fellow 2013-2014
Lecturer in North American History, University of Bristol, UK

Research interests: The transnational history of American and German colonial railways, 1884–1918.

Jean-Philippe Dedieu

Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). Research Fellow, Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences; Visiting Scholar, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University.

Research interests: African history; African migrations; world history; comparative politics; and historical and ethnographic methodology.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3586
Liliana Obregón

Liliana Obregón

WIGH Visiting Fellow, Spring 2017
Santo Domingo Visiting Scholar, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Fall 2016
Associate Professor in International Law, University of Los Andes Law School, Colombia

Liliana Obregón is professor of law at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. She has a degree in law from the same university, an MA from...

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Vanessa Ogle

Vanessa Ogle

Visiting Fellow, Spring 2020, WIGH
Associate Professor of History, University of California Berkeley

Vanessa Ogle is a historian of Europe from the 18th century to the present. She is received her PhD from Harvard University and is currently Associate...

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Casey Primel

Casey Primel

2016-2017 Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow

Casey Primel received his PhD from Columbia in  Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies. His dissertation "Empire of Paper: Credit...

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Cyrus Veeser

Cyrus Veeser

Professor of History, Bentley University

Cyrus Veeser is Associate Professor of History at Bentley University. His research interests include modernization in colonies and LDCs, 1870-1930; U....

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