Dr Atreyee Majumder

Atreyee Majumder


  • Postcolonial world order, Colonial legacy, Culture of memory, Decolonisation, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • New Delhi (India)

Dr Atreyee Majumder is a historical and political anthropologist with a focus on the impact of capitalism on space and time. She is the author of the monograph Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland (Routledge, 2018). Her current research focuses on Vaishnavite devotional practices in north India. She is Assistant Professor of liberal arts at Jindal University, Sonepat. Dr Majumder received her PhD from the Department of Anthropology at Yale University in 2014 and was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto (2016–18). Between December 2014 and May 2016, she taught at the School of Development at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India. Furthermore, she holds a law degree from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (2006), practiced law and conducted legal research in New Delhi on questions of land, environment, water rights and indigeneity. Dr Majumder has worked in a public interest legal practice in New Delhi and has been engaged in ethnographic research and teaching anthropology in Bangalore and Toronto since completing her PhD.


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