Dr. Rolf Bauer


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Office hours: by appointment

Telephone: +43 1 4277 – 41360
Email: rolf.bauer@univie.ac.at


Guest Professor for Economic and Social History

Research Interests

  • Economic and Social History of Modern South Asia, 18th–20th Centuries
  • Agrarian Studies
  • Drugs
  • Famines
  • Commodity Frontiers

Networks and Activities

  • Member of the Agrarian Studies Group (University of Vienna)
  • Member of the Research Cluster "Global History" at the University of Vienna
  • Member of the Research Cluster "Economy and Society" at the University of Vienna


  • Current book project (edited volume): Working the Land. Labour Relations in Global Agriculture, ca. 1500–2020. Under contract with Brill. Series editor: Marcel van der Linden. Anticipated publication date: October 2021.
  • Monograph: The Peasant Production of Opium in Nineteenth-Century India. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2019.

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