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Preeti CHOPRA, professeure invitée au mois d'avril 2020


Le Centre d'histoire a le grand plaisir d'accueillir, par l'intermédiaire de Florence Bernault, le professeur Preeti CHOPRA, de l'Université de Wisconsin-Madison.
Son séjour se déroulera au printemps, du 13 avril au 13 mai 2020.

Preeti Chopra is professor of architecture, urban history, and visual studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is trained as an architect (CEPT, Ahmedabad, India), landscape architect, urban planner, and architectural historian (University of California, Berkeley, USA) and has conducted research in western and southern India in the colonial and postcolonial contexts. Chopra is the author of A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011). She is currently working on a second book tentatively entitled, Communities of Care: The City and its Fragments in Colonial Bombay. Her work has been supported by numerous research grants and fellowships. She is an affiliate fellow at the International Institute of Asian Studies, Leiden, the Netherlands.