BA; MA; M. Phil. (Delhi University);
Ph. D. (University of Cambridge)
Devyani Gupta’s expertise is in global history, colonialism and the British Empire, inter-Asian connections and the Indian Ocean region, and South Asia. Dr. Gupta’s research emphasises the importance of intra-imperial networks, and throws light on entangled histories of communication, knowledge-transmission, and commodity exchange. Her current research projects focus on histories of postal communication, opium circulation, and networks of salt.
Dr. Gupta is currently a Visiting Fellow at the School of History, University of Leeds, UK. She is the Managing Editor of the Journal of Indian Ocean World Studies. She is also a research associate with the Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (Gloknos), CRASSH, Cambridge, and the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI).