|14 Jun 2012||12:30pm - 2:00pm||CRASSH Meeting Room|
Dr Annu Jalais (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi/LSE):
CRASSH Visiting Fellow Easter 2012
About Annu Jalais
Dr Annu Jalais is currently a research Fellow at the Jawaharial Nehru University in New Delhi. Previously she was a Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, working on West Bengali and Bangladeshi archives. After being awarded her PhD in Anthropology at the London School of Economics in 2004 Dr Jalais was a Tutorial Fellow with them from 2005-2007. She was also a Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London for a period of time Her publications include Forest of Tigers: People, Politics and Environment in the Sundarbans, Routledge: New Delhi, London, New York (2010), with forthcoming Eighteen Tides and a Tiger (working title). Creative non-fiction based on her travels through Deltaic Bengal (both Bangladesh and West Bengal) Penguin: New Delhi, New York. She is co-author with Joya Chatterji and Claire Alexander, The Bengali Muslim Diaspora: Migration, Displacement and Settlement in Bangladesh, India and Britain.(Forthcoming: 2013).
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