Rajat Roy

Assistant Professor

My research work is centered on the social and intellectual history of the Dalits in Bengal. I am presently working on anti-caste religions in India and Bangladesh. I am also interested in African American culture and politics, Dalit feminism, Dalit literature, and caste in the global diaspora.

Swiss Government Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow (ESKAS), 2023-2024 at the Institute for Social Anthropology and Empirical Cultural Studies, University of Zurich.

Completed the Project: IB21-013 Christ University-Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Study on Youth Perception of the Rule of Law in India (2022) (State-Level Project Lead)


Presidency University,
86/1 College Street, Kolkata - 700073,
West Bengal, India

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