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Dipanjan Mazumder

Dipanjan Mazumder is a sixth-year graduate student of law and society in Early Modern South Asia. His dissertation studies legal praxis in communities having limited knowledge in letters of laws at marginal ecologies of early modern Bengal. Supported by the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS), Dipanjan has conducted eleven months of fieldwork at a range of sites and archives in India, England, and France. His work has also been supported by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR). Dipanjan is trained in multiple premodern languages including Middle Bangla, Persian, and Sanskrit. His advisor is Professor Samira Sheikh.