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Current Member

Ramnarayan Singh Rawat

George F. Kennan Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

South Asia, Liberalism, Race and Caste

Home Institution

University of Delaware

At IAS, Ramnarayan Singh Rawat will complete his book manuscript, “The Language of Liberalism: The Dalit Public Sphere in Late British India,” which intervenes within the debates on liberalism and empire by introducing uniquely Hindi liberal concepts created by Dalit poet-activists to interpret core ideas relating to representative government.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
Fall

Degrees

University of Delhi
Ph.D.
2006

Honors

2019-2020
Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge
2018-2019
Regional Faculty Fellowship, Wolf Humanities Center, University of Pennsylvania
2015-2016
Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, American Council for Learned Societies
2014-2015
Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies, University of Cambridge
2008-2009
American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Long Term Fellowship, India
2013
Honorable Mention, Bernard S. Cohn Book Prize awarded by the Association of Asian Studies for Reconsidering Untouchability: Chamars and Dalits in North India
2008
Book Prize: The Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences from the American Institute of Indian Studies (Chicago)
1999-2003
SEPHIS Doctoral Fellowship, International Institute of Social History (IISG), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, South-South Exchange Programme for Research on the History of Development

Appointments

University of Delaware
2014
Associate Professor