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Dipesh Chakrabarty

Chicago (United States of America)

Dipesh Chakrabarty


Professor of History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, and author of Humanism in an age of globalisation (CCCB, 2008) and Al margen d'Europa (Tusquets, 2008). One of the most prominent thinkers postcolonial theory and critical reflection of European modernity. In this field, his most important book is Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2000). He is also author of Habitations of Modernity (2002) and Cosmopolitanism (2002). In 2004 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

[Last update: July 2015]

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