ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Lecture | November 16 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Benjamin Siegel, Assistant Professor of History, Boston University
Benjamin Siegel is a historian of modern South Asia, with particular interests in the politics and economic life of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh in global contexts. His first book project, Hungry Nation: Food, Famine, and the Making of Modern India (Cambridge University Press, 2018), interrogates the ways in which problems of food and scarcity has structured Indian citizens understanding of welfare and citizenship since independence. Professor Siegels current project, Markets of Pain: American Bodies and Indian Drugs in an Age of Distress, is a transnational history of the American opioid crisis.
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