T.C.A Achintya

Field & Specialties

Modern Indian History
British Empire
Global History

Education

Delhi University

B.A with Honours in History

MA in Modern Indian History

M.Phil in History

Biography

TCA Achintya obtained his Bachelor's with Honours in History from the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce at the University of Delhi in 2015. He went on to specialize in Modern Indian History at the same institution earning his MA in 2017. In 2019 he submitted his M.Phil dissertation titled From Charter to Government: Parliamentary Politics and the Evolution in Colonial Legislation on India completed under the supervision of Professor Amar Farooqui at the Department of History, University of Delhi.

His M.Phil research looked at the role of British Parliamentary politics underlying the assertions of Crown Sovereignty over India and the East India Company through the Charter Acts of 1813 and 1833.

Achintya's current interests include the British Empire at a global level, in particular law and politics in the Empire. He is also interested in the role India played in shaping British imperial structures in the late 18th and early 19th century.

Publications

On the Degradation of Mobility in Early Colonial India - The Economic and Political Weekly - 2018

Co-Author in New Medias and Pedagogy: Promoting Liberal Arts Education - Delhi University Journal of Undergraduate Research and Innovation 2015