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B. Sur

PhD candidate

Name
B. Sur MA
Telephone
+31 71 527 1290
E-mail
b.sur@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Research

Perceptions and Practices of Administrative Corruption in the Seventeenth Century: An Encounter of the Dutch and Mughal administrative worlds through the Dutch East India Company.

Fields of Interest

  • Networks and patronages in Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century
  • Corruption and early modern administrative structures
  • Dutch East India Company in the Indian Ocean
  • Early Modern South Asia

Curriculum vitae

Byapti Sur (1989) is PhD candidate at the Leiden University Institute for History. She graduated from Jadavpur University, Kolkata with a BA (hons.) in History in 2010. In 2012 she completed her MA in Medieval History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi before moving to Leiden University in the Netherlands on being awarded a Cosmopolis Scholarship. After earning a diploma in 2013 from Leiden University; she received the Erasmus Mundus (IBIES) scholarship in the same year for starting her PhD under the supervision of Prof. dr. J.J.L. Gommans.

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Institute for History
  • Geschiedenis diversen

Work address

Johan Huizinga Building
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.73

Contact

Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Institute for History
  • Algemene Geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga Building
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.73

Contact

Publications

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