Meera Venkatachalam

Senior Fellow, African Studies, University of Mumbai

Anthropologist and historian of West Africa.

Specific interests include indigenous African religions, African Christianity, historical slavery and post-slavery in Ghana, Togo & Republic of Benin.


  • –present
    Senior Fellow in African Studies, Gandhi-Mandela Centre for African Studies, Observer Research Foundation, Mumbai


  • 2007 
    School of Oriental & African Studies (University of London), PhD Social Anthropology


  • 2015
    Slavery, Memory & Religion in southeastern Ghana, c. 1850 - present , Cambridge University Press (ISBN-13: 9781107108271).