Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:30pm
Sunil Amrith is the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies at Harvard University. His research is on the transregional movement of people, ideas, and institutions. Areas of particular interest include the history of public health and poverty, the history of migration, and environmental history. His most recent work has been on the Bay of Bengal as a region connecting South and Southeast Asia. He has a PhD in History (2005) from the University of Cambridge, where he was also a Research Fellow of Trinity College (2004-06).