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Shreya Kundu

Supervisor: Aparna Vaidik

Shreya Kundu’s research interests lie in the economic and social history of 19th and 20th century South Asia (particularly India).She specializes in the fields of gender, labour and sexuality studies and the history of childhood and youth. She completed her BA in history from Calcutta University and MA and MPhil from Jadavpur University in 2015, 2017 and 2019 respectively. During her MPhil she worked under the supervision of Prof. Samita Sen and Prof. Kunal Chattopadhyay. Her MPhil thesis has attempted to analyse the impact of colonial capitalism on the material lives of the industrial children in Bengal jute mills. There, the colonial construction of sexuality around the ‘(de)classed bodies’ of the factory children had constituted a major focal point. Shreya’s working languages are Bengali and English and she has basic skills in Sanskrit and Spanish. She has taught undergraduate level modules on modern European history and global economic histories at Lady Brabourne College, Calcutta University in the academic year 2018-19. She was awarded for her dissertation titled “Politicization of Caste and Dalit Struggle for ‘Humanity’ in Colonial India” on the completion of UNESCO sponsored and Ministry of Human Resource Development approved advanced diploma course on ‘International Humanity’ in 2017. She was a Teaching Fellow for Prof. Aparna Vaidik for the course ‘Indian Civilizations’ in the monsoon semester, 2019 at Ashoka University.

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