Dr. Anish Vanaik

Visiting Associate Professor

Anish Vanaik


Anish Vanaik’s primary field of research is urban history. His recent book – Possessing the City studies the history of property relations in colonial Delhi. He’s currently extending that work and exploring business histories of the early post-colonial period. His current book project is about how political cartoons about racism were shaped by the Black Lives Matter movement. Two other areas of particular interest include the climate crisis and Marxism (both theoretical questions and the history of Left wing movements). He is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at the Honors College.

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