Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) Seminar


Monday, February 24, 2020, 4:00pm to 6:00pm


Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Conference Room 125

"Making Tea, Making Empire: Social Reproduction of Workers in Colonial Assam"


Tithi Bhattacharaya, Professor of South Asian History and the Director of Global Studies, Purdue University.

Graduate Student Commentator: 

Swarnabh Ghosh, PhD Candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning, Harvard Design School.

Faculty Commentator: 

Norberto Ferraras, Visiting Fellow, WIGH; Professor of American History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.


Jessica Barnard


Sven BeckertFaculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Laird Bell Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Sophus ReinertMarvin Bower Associate Professor of BusinessAdministration, Harvard Business School.

The precirculated seminar paper is available by request to one week ahead of time.