KANDA Sayako

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KANDA Sayako
Keio University
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Other affiliation
Keio University
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2007
Mar 2008
Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University
Apr 2008
Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
Apr 2012
委員, Graduate School of Economics, Keio University
Apr 2013
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
Apr 2014
委員, Graduate School of Human Relations, Keio University


Faculty of Economics, Keio University
経済学研究科修士課程, Keio University
Department of History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Committee Memberships

Jan 2011
the socio-economic history society  Editor
Jan 2009
Dec 2012
Business History Society of Japan  Editor

Awards & Honors

Nov 2017
『塩とインド:市場・商人・イギリス東インド会社』, 第60回日経・経済図書文化賞, 日本経済新聞社、日本経済研究センター
Nov 2017
Keio Gijuku Award, Keio University
Apr 2004
「ベンガル塩商人の活動とイギリス東インド会社の塩独占体制(1788~1836年)」、『社会経済史学』第68巻第2号(2002年7月)、21-42頁。, 社会経済史学会賞, 社会経済史学会
Winner: KANDA Sayako

Published Papers

Environmental Changes, the Emergence of a Fuel Market, and the Working Conditions of Salt Makers in Bengal, c.1780-1845
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International Review of Social History   55(supplement) 123-151   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Forged salt bills, speculation, and the money market in Calcutta: the economy of Bengal in colonial transition, c. 1790-1840
KANDA Sayako
International Journal of South Asian Studies   5 89-112   2013   [Refereed]
KANDA Sayako
社会経済史学   66(1) 67-88   May 2000   [Refereed]
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社会経済史学   68(2) 21-42   Jul 2002   [Refereed]
Reconsidering the decline of the salt industry in colonial Bengal
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Mita Journal of Economics   109(3) 109-130   Oct 2016


From mills to power-looms: India’s “diversity-driven” path of development
KANDA Sayako
GRIPS Emerging State Project "Column"      Dec 2017
Regional Diversity of Energy Use in India: A Historical Perspective
KANDA Sayako
GRIPS Emerging State Project "Column"      Jul 2014

Books etc

Memory, Identity, and Colonial Encounter in India: Essays in Honour of Peter Robb
KANDA Sayako
Routledge   2017   
Salt and India: Markets, Merchants and the English East India Company
KANDA Sayako
名古屋大学出版会   Jan 2017   
KANDA Sayako
日本経済評論社   Mar 2015   
現代インド1 多様性社会の挑戦
KANDA Sayako
東京大学出版会   Feb 2015   
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有斐閣   Jun 2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

Diversity of Energy Use in Modern India: Between Survival and Economic Development
KANDA Sayako
The 18th World Economic History Congress   2 Aug 2018   
From Thrace to Bengal: Greek Merchants in Early Colonial Bengal
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The 18th World Economic History Congress   31 Jul 2018   
KANDA Sayako
社会経済史学会第86回全国大会   28 May 2017   
From Thrace to Bengal: Greek Merchants and the Trade in Chunam and Salt in Early Colonial Bengal
KANDA Sayako
Peoples, Places and Cultures in Asian and World History, 1300-1900   5 Jan 2017   Department of History, Savitribai Phule Pune University
The Trade in Chunam and Coal in the Khasi Hills and Sylhet during the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries
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ICEDS-NEHU Workshop   7 Nov 2016