Dr. Rolf Bauer


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Office hours: by appointment

Email: rolf.bauer@univie.ac.at

Research Interests

  • Economic and Social History of Modern South Asia, 18th–20th Centuries
  • Agricultural and Rural History
  • The History of Drugs
  • The History of Famines

Networks and Activities

  • Member of the Agrarian Studies Group (University of Vienna)
  • Associated Researcher at the Institute of Rural History (St. Pölten)


  • The Peasant Production of Opium in Nineteenth-Century India. Forthcoming with Brill (2018).
  • „’Der Anbau von Schlafmohn bringt mir Verluste ein.’ Warum indische Bauern trotzdem Opium produzierten.“ In Historische Anthropologie 25,2 (2017), 233–57.

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