Dipesh Chakrabarty

Dipesh Chakrabarty is the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, where he is also a Faculty Fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory. Among his publications are “Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference” (Princeton, 2008; 2000) and “The Climate of History in a Planetary Age” (Chicago, 2021).

He recently spoke with Claire Isabel Webb, a 2021-22 Berggruen Institute fellow, and Nils Gilman, the vice president of programs at the Berggruen Institute and deputy editor of Noema Magazine.

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February 3, 2022
To keep Earth habitable, we must reimagine a politics beyond the nation-state.