Dr. Sayan Dey grew up in Kolkata, West Bengal. He completed B.A. (English), M.A. (English) and PhD (English) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and is currently working as a Lecturer at Yonphula Centenary College (affiliated to Royal University of Bhutan). He is also a Senior Advisor of Quality Education Program in Center for Regional Research and Sustainability Studies (CRRSS), India. As a contributor and editor, his publications appear in different edited books, journals, blogs and tabloids. With respect to his research on decoloniality he has been awarded several international conference and project grants – German Research Foundation Conference Grant (2016 and 2017), Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship (2017), GAPS Travel Grant (2018), Journal of International Women’s Studies Fellowship (2018 and 2019) and Volkswagen Foundation Scholarship (2019). He has also been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by WITS Centre for Diversity Studies, Johannesburg and he is scheduled to join in 2021. He is currently working on the book History, Myth and Postcolonial Consciousness: Theory and Praxis (Routledge, Forthcoming). His areas of research interests are: history, archaeology, everyday decoloniality, sociology, food humanities and race studies.
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I am a multidisciplinary researcher and historian. At present, I am associated as a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. My areas of research interest are History, Archaeology, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Race Studies, Decolonial Studies, Postcolonial Studies, and Food Humanities. This website has been created to archive my various academic and research engagements on the one side and to reach more people across the globe and unlearn and relearn with them on the other. With respect to academic/research questions, proposals, and reflections please feel free to get in touch with me through the 'Contact' page. View more posts