B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Presidency University, Kolkata);
M.Phil. (University of Cambridge)
Originally from Kolkata, Srimati finished her Master’s in English from Presidency University in India in 2018. Following which she joined Cambridge University in 2019 for an MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies focusing her thesis on political caricaturing in post-Independence India. The same year she also did a project with Sahapedia-UNESCO on political caricature in colonial Bengal. Srimati is interested in the study of cultural theory, literary studies and cultural history of South Asia. Her interests are widely interdisciplinary moving between History, Cultural Studies, Sociological Theory and Literary Studies. Postcolonial perspectives and the Subaltern school of thought are of particular theoretical interest to her.