Dr Shreyashi Dasgupta awarded honourable mention for the Bayly Prize

By Laura Kenworthy 1min read

College Research Associate in Geography, Dr Shreyashi Dasgupta was named runner-up in the Bayly Prize 2021 by the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland for her PhD thesis The Accommodation City: Private low-income housing and urban space in Dhaka and Mumbai.

The prize, which commemorates Professor Sir Christopher Bayly’s outstanding contribution to the study of world history, is awarded each year to a distinguished thesis in Asian studies. The award ceremony was held on 11 November at the Royal Asiatic Society, London.