Dr Sayan Dey

Postdoctoral Fellow, 

South Africa

English, Bengali, Hindi

Research Focus


Sayan Dey (ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7569-5519) grew up in Kolkata, West Bengal, and is currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, University of Witwatersrand. He is also the Head of Gender (In)Equality Mandate, Center for Regional Research and Sustainability Studies, India. His areas of research interests are postcolonial studies, decolonial studies, race studies, culinary epistemologies, sustainability studies, and critical diversity literacy. He can be reached at: www.sayandey.com

Research Groups

  • Wits Centre for Diversity Studies


  • Performing Memories and Weaving Archives: Creolized Cultures of the African Indians in India and the Indian Africans in South Africa


  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Senior Advisor

Global goals

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Professional Organisations

  • University of Wiwatersrand
  • Center for Regional Research and Sustainability Studies


  • South Africa
  • India

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