Ananya Chakravarti
Associate Professor in History, Georgetown University

Ananya Chakravarti is an associate professor in the department of history at Georgetown University. She is the author of The Empire of Apostles: Religion, Accommodatio and the Imagination of Empire in Modern Brazil and India (2018). She lives in Washington, DC.

Written by Ananya Chakravarti

Essay/
Nations and empires
Architects of empire

Jesuits knew the miserable truth of European empire in India and Brazil, yet their writings rendered it grandiose and sacred

Ananya Chakravarti