Meera Venkatachalam

Research Affiliate Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai

Anthropologist & historian concerned with West African coastal cultures, African slavery and Post-slavery, Indian Ocean connectivities and India in Africa.


  • 2017–present
    Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation


  • 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).