Centre for World Environmental History

Dr Debojyoti Das

Debojyoti Das is an anthropologist focusing on the borderlands of eastern India and the Bay of Bengal; his work is deeply interdisciplinary, bridging his training as an ethnographer with archival research and extensive use of visual media and oral sources. His research focuses on disaster risk reduction policies and community memory among indigenous groups in the Bay of Bengal delta through critical study of community museums, visual arts, folk paintings and in-depth participatory research. He has interest in trans disciplinary work which feeds into the use of different methods and tools for research. Besides academic publications he have contributed to newspapers, blogs, exhibitions. Additionally, he  has successfully collaborated with academic colleagues in writing research grant applications in UK. He has taught a variety of modules to undergraduate students at the University of London.