Maumita Banerjee

মৌমিতা ব্যানার্জী
Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2019 to May 2020

Maumita Banerjee is expected to receive her Ph.D. in September 2019 from the Department of Political Science at Waseda University, Japan. Her research focusses on the socio-political history of modern India and Japan through the lens of clothing. She is interested in theories of nationalism and visual culture. She will be a visiting fellow at the Harvard-Yenching Institute for the academic year 2019-2020. During her stay, Maumita plans to continue her research and strengthen her interdisciplinary approach to study and to write comparative history.