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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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
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.

Victor Seow

Research Fellow, WIGH; WCFIA Graduate Student Associate
Samuel P. Huntington Doctoral Dissertation Fellow
PhD Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Energy in empire and its aftermath, focusing on the rise of the Manchurian fossil fuel industry....

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1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138
p: 617-496- 0545

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

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
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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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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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.

Lydia Walker

Lydia Walker

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

Research Interests: International and diplomatic history; insurgency and intervention; international institutions; US foreign policy during the Cold...

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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

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