Amrita Chattopadhyay

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Bachelors in History, Jadavpur University;
Masters in History, Jadavpur University


At IIHS, Amrita is interning with the Practice Programme. She is working on “Sustainable Cities MOOC” project. She has done her Masters’ Thesis on the Urban History of  Kolkata : A study on the history of Attar (perfumes) and its impact on urban spaces and communities. Urban History, Social history of commodities and Settlement Patterns are the key areas of my interest.

Prior to IIHS, she has worked with Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy and the East Kolkata Wetlands Conservation Project.