Kunal Chakrabarti Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Dr Kunal Chakrabarti is a professor of ancient Indian history at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Social history of religion is his primary area of research. His other research interests are regional histories with special reference to Bengal, political ideas and institutions, and history of environment. His publications include Religious Process: The Puranas and the Making of a Regional Tradition, Oxford University Press, 2001 and Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis, Scarecrow Press, 2013.