The Empire of Apostles
Religion, Accommodatio and The Imagination of Empire in Modern Brazil and India
Ananya Chakravarti, Assistant Professor, South Asian and Indian Ocean history at Georgetown University
Ananya Chakravarti is assistant professor of South Asian and Indian Ocean history at Georgetown University. Previously, she was the Abdelhadi H. Taher Professor in Comparative Religion at the American University in Cairo. Her work focuses on the intersection of religion and empire, and global and local historical methods. Her interests lie in early modern South Asia, the Portuguese empire, colonial Brazil, history of religions, the history of emotions and spatial history.