A. (Archisman) Chaudhuri, MA

Position:
  • PhD student
Expertise:
  • Maritime history
  • Asian and European empires


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1646
E-Mail: a.chaudhuri@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Institute for History, Geschiedenis diversen
Office Address: VERZENDING VIA PRIVE-ADRES




Fields of interest

  • Early Modern empires in Asia and Europe
  • History of the VOC
  • Military history
  • Maritime history
  • Economic history
  • Mughal Empire
  • History of the Netherlands, South Asia and Southeast Asia

Research

My Ph.D thesis studies the economic impact of Mughal military campaigns in South India in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth-centuries, with special reference to the VOC's commerce and their engagements with the Mughal Empire and other indigenous powers at that juncture.

Curriculum vitae

2007-2010
B.A. History, Presidency College, Kolkata, India

2010-2012
M.A. Medieval History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

2012-2013
B.A. History in the Cosmopolis Programme, Leiden University, The Netherlands

2013-present
Ph.D researcher at Institute for History, Leiden University

Last Modified: 10-12-2015