Currently Professor in the Department of Ancient Indian History & Culture at University of Calcutta, her specialization is in Epigraphy and Numismatics. She is trained in early Indian scripts and her research interests include political and cultural history of early India, regional history (southeastern Bengal and Assam), India’s linkages with early southeast Asia, and Indian Ocean Buddhist and trade networks.
Prof. Suchandra Ghosh has been the recipient of fellowships and awards, including the Charles Wallace Visiting Fellowship, UK; The Empowering Network for International Thai and Asean Studies (ENITAS) Scholarship, Chulalongkarn University, Bangkok; Lowick memorial grant for Oriental Studies by the Royal Numismatic Society, London; and visiting fellowships from the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris.
Prof. Suchandra Ghosh has published over sixty essays in journals and books in India and abroad. Her own books include Exploring Connectivity: Southeastern Bengal and Beyond (2015) and From the Oxus to the Indus: A Political and Cultural Study (c. 3rd century BCE – 1st century BCE) (forthcoming)