"Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Albrecht Durer

Famine and Dearth in India and Britain, 1550-1800: Connected Cultural Histories of Food Security

Project team

Principal Investigator

Dr Ayesha Mukherjee, Department of English, University of Exeter

Co-Investigator

Professor Amlan Das Gupta, Department of English, Jadavpur University

Research Fellows, School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

  • Bonisha Bhattacharya (English, University of Delhi; Digital Humanities and Cultural Informatics, Jadavpur University)
  • Sarbajit Mitra (History, Jadavpur University)
  • Arshdeep Singh Brar (English, Jadavpur University)

Project Advisory Group

  • Prof. Ujjayan Bhattacharya (History, Vidyasagar University)
  • Prof. Sukanta Chaudhuri (English, Jadavpur University)
  • Prof. Henry French (History, University of Exeter)
  • Prof. Andrew McRae (English, University of Exeter)
  • Dr Lesa Scholl (English, University of Queensland)
  • Dr Sanjay Sharma (History, Ambedkar University)
  • Prof. Andrew Thorpe (History, University of Exeter)
  • Prof. Michael Winter (Politics, University of Exeter)

Digital Humanities Team

  • Kawshik Ananda Kirtania (Jadavpur University)
  • Richard Holding (University of Exeter)
  • Hannah Petrie (University of Exeter)
  • Tom Rosenbloom (to 2015) (University of Exeter)
  • Gary Stringer (University of Exeter)
  • Charlotte Tupman (University of Exeter)

Image:

"Famine" from Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, circa 1497-98. By Albrecht Dürer.