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Projit Mukharji

Visiting Faculty, History, Ashoka University

Ph.D. SOAS University of London

Projit Bihari’s research focusses on the histories of science and medicine in modern South Asia. He is also a Professor in History of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his PhD from School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London.

He is the author of Nationalizing the Body: The Medical Market, Print and Daktari Medicine (London, 2009), Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies and Braided Sciences (Chicago, 2016) and, most recently, Brown Skins, White Coats: Race Science in India, 1920-66 (Chicago, 2022). His articles have appeared in journals such as IESHR, JAS, CSSH, History of Science, Osiris, Technology & Culture, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, etc.

Mukharji has served as the editor-in-chief of History Compass and associate editor of South Asian History & Culture. He is currently the co-editor of Osiris, associate editor of Asian Medicine and book reviews editor for Isis.

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