Sugata Bose is the Gardiner Professor of History at Harvard University. He was educated at Presidency College, Calcutta, and the University of Cambridge where he obtained his Ph.D. and was later a Fellow of St. Catharine’s College. Before taking up the Gardiner Chair at Harvard in 2001, he was Professor of History and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Bose was a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997 and gave the G.M. Trevelyan Lecture at the University of Cambridge. Bose, who is Netaji’s brother Sarat Chandra Bose’s grandson, is joint editor with Dr Sisir Kumar Bose of the Collected Works of Netaji published by the Netaji Research Bureau and joint editor with Krishna Bose of Purabi: the East in its Feminine Gender (2007), a book of translations by Charu C. Chowdhuri of Rabindranath Tagore’s poems and songs. He has translated into English all the songs Tagore composed on his overseas voyages and recorded them on four CDs titled Visva Yatri Rabindranath. He has made three documentary films on modern South Asian history and politics. Sugata Bose’s many books include Peasant Labour and Colonial Capital (1993), Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy (1998, 2004, 2011, with Ayesha Jalal) and his much-acclaimed work, A Hundred Horizons: the Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire (2006).