|1980||born in Calcutta|
|1999-2002||BA in History, Presidency College, University of Calcutta|
|2002-2004||MA in modern Indian history, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi|
|2004-2006||MPhil in modern Indian history, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi|
|2006-2007||associate editor and national coordinator (National Survey of manuscripts) at the National Mission for Manuscripts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India|
|2010||teaching assistant, Department of History of Art, University College London|
|2012||PhD in history of art, University College London|
|2012-present||assistant professor, Leiden University Institute for Area Studies|
- personal page website Leiden University
2007 “Catalogue: exhibition of Indian manuscripts at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2006.” In: B.N. Goswamy (ed.), Word is sacred, sacred is the word, New Delhi: Niyogi Books.
2011 “As agitator and organiser: Chittaprosad and the art for the Communist Party of India.” Object 13.
– “Making art ‘Modern’: revisiting artistic modernism in India.” In: S. Dube (ed.), Modern makeovers: a handbook of modernity in South Asia, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 245-261.
2012 The nation and the everyday: the aesthetics and politics of modern art in India, c. 1920 – c. 1960. – PhD thesis University College London.
2013 “In search of a new visual culture” (Interview in exhibition catalogue of the Bauhaus-Dessau Foundation, Germany). In: Regina Bitner and Kathrin Rhomberg (eds), The Bauhaus in Calcutta: an encounter of the cosmopolitan Avant-Garde, Bauhaus-Dessau Foundation; Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz.
2014 & Carolien Stolte, “International conference report ‘South Asia and the Long 1930s: appropriations and afterlives,’ 6-7 December 2013, Leiden, the Netherlands.” IIAS Newsletter 67: 40.
– “Structures in place: modernity and sculptural imagination in twentieth-century India.” In: Partha Mitter, Parul Dave Mukherji, Rakhee Balram (eds), Twentieth Century Indian Art, Random House Inc.,
– & C.M. Stolte, “International conference report ‘South Asia and the Long 1930s: appropriations and afterlives,’ 6-7 December 2013, Leiden, the Netherlands.” IIAS Newsletter 67: 40.