Asia

Hatice Yildiz

Hatice Yildiz

Visiting Fellow (Remote), 2020-2021
Lecturer, School of History, Classics, and Archeology, University of Edinburgh
Hatice Yildiz's research is concerned with social and economic change in British India and the late Ottoman Empire. She is particularly interested in questions... Read more about Hatice Yildiz
Jayita Sarkar

Jayita Sarkar

Visiting Fellow, 2020-2021, WIGH
Assistant Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

Jayita Sarkar is an Assistant Professor Boston University's Pardee School of Global Studies, where she teaches diplomatic and political history...

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Ravinder Kauer

Ravinder Kaur

Visiting Scholar (Remote), 2020-2021
Associate Professor of Modern South Asian Studies; University of Copenhagen
Ravinder Kaur is Associate Professor of Modern South Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen. She works across the disciplines of history, anthropology... Read more about Ravinder Kaur
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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