Sreemati Mitter

Sreemati Mitter

IAST Research Fellow, PhD in History

Research interests

Economic, financial, and social history of the modern Middle East
Palestinian history
British Empire
Ottoman Empire
Economic and financial history
Middle East


Sreemati Mitter is currently a research fellow in History at the Institute of Advanced Study in Toulouse, France. She focuses on the economic, financial and social history of the modern Middle East. She is currently completing her first book, A History of Money in Palestine. She received her Ph.D. and Master’s in history from Harvard University, a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School, and a BA in Economics from Middlebury College. She was previously the Kutayba alGhanim Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History and International and Public Affairs at Brown University. She has also previously worked at the Palestine Investment Fund in Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, and at Credit Suisse in New York, for the Energy and Project Finance Group of its Investment Banking Division.


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