What can science and history tell us about the other? Historian Dipesh Chakrabarty talks with Karina

We met with Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty to discuss changing majors, using science to help understand history, and much more. Enjoy!

What can science and history tell us about the other? Historian Dipesh Chakrabarty talks with Karina

History expert Dipesh Chakrabarty shares how he switched from science to business to history, particularly as a way of understanding his country of India, and later Australia. He discusses how he uses science to help understand history and vice versa, especially when viewing both through the lens of philosophy.

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Karina Macosko’s Interview with Historian, Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty