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Dhrub Kumar Singh

Fields of research and interest:
Science, technology and medicine (especially mapping the rise, growth, and entertainment of homoeopathy as an alternative medical tradition in India)

Ongoing projects:
Monograph on cholera in the nineteenth century India
Bibliography on the History of Disease and Medicine in South Asia

Contacts with journals, newsletters, institutions:
Member of the Asian Society for the History of Medicine (ASHM)

Bibliography of recent (since 1993) monographs and articles:

  • 'Clouds of Cholera and Clouds around Cholera, 1817 -1870’, in: Deepak Kumar (ed.), Diseases and Medicine in Colonial India (2001)
  • ‘Cholera, Cantonment, and Pilgrim Sites in Nineteenth Century Colonial India’, in: Brahmanand and Thirumalli (eds.), Repressed Discourses: Essays in honour of Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya (New Delhi, 2004)
  • ‘Cholera: Changing Perception of its Causality in the Last Two Centuries - A Cursory Appraisal’, in: Chittabrata Palit and Achintya Dutta (eds.), Epicemics and Empire (Forthcoming 2006)
  • ‘Role Reversals: History in Service of Medicine, Medicine in History to History of Medicine’ (Forthcoming in Social Scientist.)
Position: PhD Scholar at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Address: Centre for Historical Studies, School for Social Sciences I, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 110067 India
Telephone: 0091-11-26121131, 0091-9818297076