Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Dipesh Chakrabarty is the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College at the University of Chicago. He holds a courtesy appointment in the School of Law. His books include Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference published by the Princeton University Press. He is the recipient of the 2014 Toynbee Prize, which is given to a distinguished practitioner of global history and the 2019 West Bengal Government's Tagore Memorial Prize for his book, The Crises of Civilization: Explorations in Global and Planetary Histories (2018). His most recent book, The Climate of History in a Planetary Age was published in March 2021 by the University of Chicago Press. He currently serves as the Faculty Director for the University's Center in Delhi.