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Ananya Chakravarti

Ananya Chakravarti is an assistant professor in the Department of History in the Georgetown College and a member of the India Initiative Faculty Advisory Committee. She joined the Georgetown faculty in 2015.

International activities include:

  • Published extensively in fields ranging from early modern history, focusing on the Portuguese empire, South Asia, and colonial Brazil, to history of emotions and history of religion. Her first monograph is The Empire of Apostles: Religion, Accommodatio and the Imagination of Empire in Early Modern Brazil and India (Oxford University Press, 2018)
  • Currently working on a monograph on the Konkan coast of India, as well as two co-authored/co-edited volumes on global history of emotions


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