Vishal Singh Deo

Vishal Pratap Singh Deo is a PhD student in history at Delhi University. He is interested in questions of caste, identity and the economy. His work looks at the political economy of Western Uttar Pradesh from the 1850s onwards. Vishal also co-manages an organisation named Afkar India, in Shamli - Uttar Pradesh, which intervenes in cases of Human Rights atrocities, and works on the relief and rehabilitation of internally displaced persons. At CeMIS he is looking to utilise his time working on his PhD draft while also sharing his work and ideas with the faculty and students.