BENJAMIN B. COHEN portrait
  • Professor, History
  • Professor, History
801-581-6805

Presentations

  • Guest lecture, Westmont College, CA. , Presented, 2021.
  • Keynote address. Dr. Omar Khalidi memorial webinar event. , Presented, 2020.
  • “A Hydrosocial History of Water in the Deccan.” University of Hyderabad, Department of History. Hyderabad, India. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Urban Aquatic Conservation Efforts in Princely India: The Case of Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad city.” Presented at the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester conference on “Princely Cities: Towards a New Urban History of South Asia.”. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Water in Medieval Telangana: Repair, Restore, and Beyond.” International Seminar: Telangana Through the Ages, Government of Telangana. , Presented, 2018.
  • "The Hydrosocial and the Long-term: A Case for India's Deccan". , Presented, 2017.
  • "Transfers of Power: A Hydrosocial View of Hyderabad.". , Presented, 2017.
  • "The Shape of Water in India's Deccan." Emory University, Atlanta. , Presented, 2016.
  • The Bhagavad-Gita. Invited lecture. The University of Utah’s Intellectual Traditions program. 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • “Colonial Clubbing in a Princely State: The Nizam Club of Hyderabad, India.” North American Conference on British Studies, Vancouver, Canada. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Colonial Clubbing in a Princely State: The Nizam Club of Hyderabad, India.” North American Conference on British Studies, Vancouver, Canada. , Presented, 2019.
  • “The Hydrosocial World of Hyderabad City: Water, Recreation, Leisure and Beyond c. 1880-1908.” Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Swimming Against the Stream: Water and Recreation in India.” University of Utah Department of History Practicing History Conference. , Presented, 2018.
  • “Water in India’s Deccan: A Hydrosocial Perspective.” Tanner Humanities Center presentation, the University of Utah. , Presented, 2017.
  • “Scandal and Law in Nineteenth Century Hyderabad.” Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. , Presented, 2016.
  • 2015 October. “From the Kakatiyas to “Mission Kakatiya.”” Western Conference branch of the Association of Asian Studies. , Presented, 2015.
  • Invited conference paper. “Introducing Colonial Regionalism: The Case of the Madras Presidency” at the Ohio State University Mellon-Sawyer conference on “Imagining Alternative Modernities: Interventions from the Balkans and South Asia.” Columbus, Ohio 9-11 October. 2014. , Presented, 2014.

Languages

  • Telugu, Functional.
  • Urdu, Functional.
  • Hindi, Functional.

Publications

  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Kingship and Colonialism in India’s Deccan: 1850-1948. Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). An Appeal to the Ladies of Hyderabad: Scandal in the Raj. Harvard University Press, [HarperCollins India, 2020]. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). In the club: Associational life in colonial South Asia. Manchester University Press (Studies in Imperialism), [Orient Blackswan India, 2015]. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Transfers of Power: A Hydrosocial View of Hyderabad. (pp. 76-86). Manipal University Press. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Transfers of Power: A Hydrosocial View of Hyderabad. Manipal University Press, India. Accepted, .
  • BENJAMIN COHEN (date unknown). “Negotiating Differences: India’s Language Policy” Difference and Constitutionalism. (ed. Susan H. Williams) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 2014.. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Modern India: The Historical Context. Lynn Rienner. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). The African Guard of Wanaparthy and Hyderabad. University of North Carolina at Greensboro Ethiopian and East African Studies Project and Ahmedabad Sidi Heritage and Educational Center. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Water in Medieval Telangana: Repair, Restore and Beyond. Second International Seminar on Telangana Through the Ages: Perspectives from Early and Medieval Periods. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). “The Delhi Durbar: The View from Hyderabad.” Power and Dominion: Photography and the Imperial Durbars of British India. (ed. Julie Codell) Mapin, New Delhi.. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). “Gifts or Greed? Nazr in the reign of Hyderabad’s Osman Ali Khan.” Paradigms in Indian History. (ed.) Itihasa Prabhasa Publishers, Hyderabad, 2004.. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). The Pleasures at Your Side: Papers from the Wanaparthy Samasthan, 1832-1911. Orient BlackSwan, Hyderabad. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Practical Research in Support of Sustainable Urbanization. Pragati, Hyderabad, India. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). Class, Place, and Power: Urban diversity and conserving Hyderabad city’s Hussain Sagar Tank in the Late Nineteenth Century. Urban History. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). “Networks of Sociability: Women’s Club in Colonial and Postcolonial India” Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies. Special Issue: Women’s Clubs at Home and in the World. V. 30, no. 3. pp. 169-195. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). “The Court of Wards in a Princely State: Bank Robber or Babysitter?” Modern Asian Studies, V. 41, issue 2, pp. 395-420. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). “The Study of Indian History in the US Academy.” India Review, V.5, issue 1. Accepted, .
  • BENJAMIN COHEN (date unknown). “Introduction: Regions and Regionalism in India” co-authored with Sumit Ganguly. India Review Vol. 13, Issue 4. 2014. Accepted, .
  • BENJAMIN COHEN (date unknown). “Introducing Colonial Regionalism: The Case of India’s Presidencies, the View From Madras.” India Review Vol. 13, Issue 4. 2014. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). From Soldier to Spectacle: Africans and the langar procession in Hyderabad. South Asian History and Culture. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin Cohen (date unknown). “Visiting Hyderabad: Real “face time” in a Princely State, 1915-1938.” Weber - The Contemporary West. Spring, 2016. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin Cohen (date unknown). 2016. “The utility of scandal: examples across disciplines from Europe and India.” History Compass. Accepted, .
  • Benjamin B. Cohen (date unknown). “Modernizing the Urban Environment: The Musi River Flood of 1908 in Hyderabad, India.” Environment and History V. 17, no. 3. Accepted, .