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Baishakh Chakrabarti

PhD Candidate

Wednesdays 2-4 PM


M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2009-2011
M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2011-2013

Research Interests

I am currently working on gambling and speculative practices in South Asia. My particular regions of focus are Burma, Calcutta and Bombay and the period I am studying is roughly between the 1860's to the close of the third decade of the 20th century. Due to their close association with commodity speculation and gambling, the business and gaming practices of Marwari community is of particular interest to me.