Tathagata Dutta

Tathagata Dutta is a PhD Candidate in History at Tufts University and has an M.Phil in World History from the University of Cambridge. Presently, he is working on his dissertation tentatively entitled Strategic Reserves of the Modern State: Frontier Governmentality in South Asia and the British Empire, c. 1790s-c.1970s. The dissertation explores comparatively the processes of frontier governance in Bengal, Burma, North-East India, and North America. In doing so, his research also tries to address the historic reasons for the ongoing persecution of the Rohingya and the Miya communities through the analytic of frontier governmentality.