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  • P.O. Box 2169 1000 CD Amsterdam


1991 …2017

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Personal profile

Research interests

Commodity history (consumption, marketing, production), Gender South Asia, Migration/Diaspora/Refugees/Displacement, Minorities, Ethnicity

Education/Academic qualification

Social Sciences, PhD

Award Date: 24 Feb 1995

External positions


01 Jan 2019 → …

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Research Output

Embedding Cigarette Tobacco in Colonial Bihar (India): A Multi-Dimensional Task

Sinha-Kerkhoff, K., 2017, Embedding Agricultural Commodities: Using historical evidence, 1840s-1940s. van Schendel, W. (ed.). London and New York: Routledge, p. 99-118 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in book/volumeChapterScientificpeer-review

Ethnic and Religious Identification among Muslim East Indians in Suriname (1898-1954)

Sinha-Kerkhoff, K., 2015, Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA. Narbona, M. D. M. L., Pinto, P. G. & Karam, J. T. (eds.). Austin: University of Texas Press, p. 63-81 19 p. 3

Research output: Chapter in book/volumeChapterProfessional

Yellow Tobacco, Black Tobacco: indigenous (desi) tobacco as an anti-commodity

Sinha-Kerkhoff, K., 2015, Local Subversions of Colonial Cultures. Commodities and anti-commodities in global history. Hazareesingh, SK. & Maat, H. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 29-49

Research output: Chapter in book/volumeChapterScientific


  • 7 Talk or presentation
  • 3 Conference
  • 3 Visiting researcher
  • 1 Publication peer-review

World Economic History Congress

K.R. Sinha-Kerkhoff (Contributor), & U. Bosma (Contributor)

02 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

New Diversities (Journal)

K.R. Sinha-Kerkhoff (Editor)


Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review


Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)

K. Sinha-Kerkhoff (Visiting researcher)

01 Jun 201601 Jun 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting researcher


K. Sinha-Kerkhoff (Contributor)

21 Jul 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic