Projit Bihari Mukharji is an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a historian of science and medicine in modern and early modern South Asia. Mukharji has authored two monographs, namely Nationalizing the Body: The Medical Market, Print and Daktari Medicine (London, 2009) and Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies and Braided Sciences (Chicago, 2016), alongside numerous journal articles and three co-edited volumes. Thematically, his research focuses primarily on the ways in which distinctive knowledge traditions interact with each other. He interrogates these interactions with reference to issues of power, marginality, and subalternity.
Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities
Graduate Conference on South-South II: Materiality and Embodiment in Greater Asia and Africa, Columbia University
Science, Religion and Culture Colloquium, Harvard University
Conference on Medicine and Yoga in South and Inner Asia, University of Vienna
Southern Oceanic Topologies and Genealogies: Genetic Explorations of the Pacific and Australasia Workshop, University of Sydney
South Asia Program, Princeton University