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Dr. Chandni Sengupta is currently working as Assistant Professor with the Department of History, Amity School of Liberal Arts, Amity University Haryana. She holds a PhD degree in History from IGNOU, New Delhi. Her area of specialization is Medieval Indian History as well as World History, especially the analysis of political institutions and socio-cultural processes. Dr. Sengupta holds a Master’s degree in History from the University of Delhi (affiliated to Lady Shri Ram College for Women) and Bachelors in History from Lady Shri Ram College for Women. She was the recipient of the University of Delhi South Campus Endowment Scholarship for the academic year 2006-07 and 2007-08. She also holds a PG Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies from IGNOU, New Delhi for which she received the university Gold Medal. In the past she has worked as a Research and Programme Coordinator with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and Information Analyst and Assistant Editor with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). She has a number of publications to her credit in the field of history, Indian philosophy, religious institutions, culture, heritage, and gender studies. Dr. Sengupta has also authored four books for children, and has written several articles and columns for magazines and online blogs. She is passionate about changing the historical discourse, and it is her vision to contribute significantly to the process of redefining Indian history.