South Asia; South Asian diaspora; History and Public Memory; Nationalism and  Masculinity; 1985 Air India bombings; Bollywood


MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
M.Phil,  Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
PhD, York University, Toronto

Other Publications

Chandrima Chakraborty, Masculinity, Asceticism, Hinduism: Past and Present Imaginings of India (Permanent Black, 2011).

Chandrima Chakraborty, ed, Mapping South Asian Masculinities: Men and Political Crises (Routledge, 2015).

Chandrima Chakraborty, Amber Dean and Angela Failler, eds. Remembering Air India: The Art of Public Mourning (University of Alberta Press, 2017)

Blog Posts


    Memorializing the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing through the creation of an archive at McMaster University Library.


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