Aditya Pratap Deo

Research Project: 
Writing Trans-temporality into History: Time and Politics in the Oral Traditions of the Mixed Tribe-Caste Communities of the Princely State of Kanker, Southern Chhattisgarh
Duration of Fellowship: 
Jul 2016 to Jul 2018

Dr. Aditya Pratap Deo is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, where he has been teaching the histories of the Modern Western World, Medieval India and Environment since 1995.

Educational qualifications: (1) B. A. (Honours)  in History, St Stephen’s College; (2) M. A. in History, University of Delhi; (3) M. Phil. in History, University of Delhi; (4) Ph. D. in History, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. His research interests are as follows: History of Modern South Asia, History of Tribal Peoples in India, Cultural Anthropology, Anthropological History and Philosophy of History.

Among his recent publications are: Review of ‘Nature and Nation: Essays on Environmental History’ by Mahesh Rangarajan, Book Review, Vol. XL, No. 2, February, Delhi (2016); ‘Wanted, A History for Nainital: Reflections of a few History-minded Persons’, Journal of UGC-HRDC, Kumaon University, Nainital (2015); ‘Of Kings and Gods: The Archive of Sovereignty in a Princely State’ in Gyanendra Pandey (ed.) Unarchived Histories, New York: Routledge (2014); Introduction, 'Reflections on the History of Chhattisgarh' in Hiltrud Rustau and Katja Eichner (eds.) Schatzkammer Indiens Chhattisgarh, Berlin: Trafo (2009).

Among other things, he has lectured at the LBSNAA, Mussorie(2001), been a visiting scholar at Brown University, Providence, USA(2007) and represented India at the UNESCO conference in Paris (2005).