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Ishani Dasgupta

PhD Candidate


Masters in Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

PhD Candidate for Joint Degree in South Asia Studies and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania


Research Interests

Martyrdom and the Politics of Death, Tibetan Resistance Movement, Role of Politics and Religion in Modern Transnational Movements, Stateless Communities, Media Anthropology, Theories of the State and Resistance.



Courses Taught

2019 East & West: A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Cultural History of the Modern World (SAST 063/Anth063)                         


Joint Degree Candidate with the Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania.