Projit Mukharji

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Assistant Professor in History & Sociology of Science
Contact Information
Office Address: 
Cohen Hall
Phone: 
215-898-8400
Email Address: 
mukharji@sas.upenn.edu
Education: 
PhD, University of London
MPhil, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
BA, Presidency College, Calcutta
Research and Teaching Interests: 

Subaltern Science
‘Indigenous’ sciences of South Asia
Substance Histories
Scientific Temporalities
Vernacularization of ‘Western’ Sciences
Everyday Technologies
Globalization

Selected Publications: 

Nationalizing the Body: The Market, Print and Healing in Colonial Bengal, 1860-1930. Anthem Press: London, 2009.

Co-editor with Waltraud Ernst and Anne Digby, Crossing Colonial Historiographies: Histories of Colonial and Indigenous Medicines in Transnational Perspective. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010.

Recent Courses: 

Science, Technology & Medicine in Modern South Asia
Medicine and Globalization in South Asia
Gandhian Modernity
Nationalism & Science