Photo Exhibit/Reception: Coastal Societies of the Bay of Bengal

Department of Anthropology, 10 Sachem Street, First Floor/Basement Lobbies
Exhibit Open April 10 – May 30, Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm


At a time when the global scientific community is debating the impact of climate change and global warming, this project is of pressing concern in its exploration of how local communities can build resilience through tacit knowledge of their environment.

Debojyoti Das, InterAsia Initiative postdoctoral fellow, is an Indian-born, British-based ethnographer. His work has been in featured in exhibitions held in India (Indian Museum, Kolkata, South Asian University, New Delhi) and the UK (Nehru Center, Indian High Commission, Sussex University).

The exhibition is funded by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Yale InterAsia Initiative with support from the MacMillan Center, the South Asian Studies Council, and the Department of Anthropology.