Student Affiliate

Madhulagna Halder is a Doctoral Candidate at McGill University, Canada in 2021. Halder holds an M.Phil. (2019) and an M.A. (2016) in Modern Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She obtained her B.A. (Honours) in History (2013) from Jadavpur University, India. Her doctoral research engages with questions of gendered meanings of political life and experiences of political prisonhood in postcolonial India. Her research areas include the history of gender, communist cultures, and memory studies. She was recently awarded the Marta Danylewycz Award by the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women. She also received the Professor Papiya Ghosh Memorial Prize by the Indian History Congress in 2018. Halder has authored chapters in several edited volumes and her work has also been published in Words and Silences (Journal of International Oral History) in 2022.