Prof. Saurabh Dube

  • Saurabh Dube (PhD, Cantab 1992) is Research Professor in History, Centre for Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de México, and also holds the highest rank in the National System of Researchers (SNI), Mexico. He has been a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York; the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick; the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla; the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study, South Africa; and the Max Weber Kolleg, Germany. Apart from around 150 journal-articles, book-chapters, and academic reviews, Dube’s authored books include Untouchable Pasts (1998, 2001); Stitches on Time (2004); After Conversion (2010); and Subjects of Modernity (2017). He has also written a quintet in historical anthropology in the Spanish language, published (2001-2017) by El Colegio de México. A 700-page anthology of Dube’s writings in Spanish is due out in 2018. Among his fifteen edited and co-edited volumes are Postcolonial Passages (2004);  

    Historical Anthropology (2007); Enchantments of Modernity (2009); and Crime through Time (2013). Dube has been visiting professor several times at institutions such as Cornell University and the Johns Hopkins University and was recently elected to the DD Kosambi Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies of Goa University.