Carnegie Mellon University

Arko Dasgupta

Arko Dasgupta

Graduate Student

  • Porter Hall 225C


  • MPhil in International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 2016
  • M.A. in Conflict Analysis & Peace Building, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 2013
  • B.A. in Economics, Political Science, Sociology, St Joseph's College, Bangalore, 2011

Interest Area

Modern Indian History; the British Empire; Intellectual History; Colonialism; Race; Modernity

Articles & Book Reviews

  • 'The Everydayness of Rural Bengal'; The Wire (January, 2019)
  • 'Tagore's Critique of the Modern Condition'; The Wire (September, 2018)
  • 'Without Tagore, Bengali Wouldn't Be as Alive as It Is Today'; The Wire (August, 2018)
  • 'Can We Imagine Something More? Reckoning with Naomi Klein's No Is Not Enough'; Tropics of Meta (September, 2017)


  • Prafulla C Mukerji Fellow, 2019-2021
  • Junior/ Senior Research Fellow in International & Area Studies, 2014-2019


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