Ritwik Ranjan Assistant Professor
|Ritwik Ranjan||常任助理教授 |
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of History
|研究领域||History of Modern South Asia, Intellectual History, Postcolonial Theory,|
History and Theory of Historiography, Philosophy of History
2016 Awarded PhD. at Princeton University
2008 Trained as a doctoral fellow (supported by Indian Council of Social Science Research) at
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.
2019-2021: Global Perspectives on Society Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University, Shanghai
2018-2019: Assistant Professor, History, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Ritwik Ranjan has been educated in India and the United States. Situated at the crossroads of the Philosophy of History, the History of Ideas, and Literature, Ritwik's dissertation was awarded the ICHTH Doctoral Dissertation Prize (2018) by the International Commission for the History and Theory of Historiography. Ritwik assisted undergraduate teaching in the departments of History,Near Eastern Studies and Sociology at Princeton and subsequently he taught courses covering various themes in European and South Asian histories at the Indian Institute of Technology in Assam, India. Prior to joining ShanghaiTech University, Ritwik served as a postdoctoral fellow at New York University, Shanghai.
“Postcoloniality and the two sites of historicity” in History and Theory 56 (1): 38-53 (2017).
Mimeticism and Historiography: The Making of a Hindu Past in the Thought of Bankimchandra
Chattopadhyay in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 41 (1): 1-17 (2018).