Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science
Area of Specialization: Political Sociology, Indian Politics and Nationalism
Indian political thought, Western Political Thought, Political Theory, Indian Constitution and Politics, Nationalism.
Publication in Journals:
(2014). “The ‘Construction’ of Nationhood in Early Colonial India: A Study of Bhudev Mukhopadhyay’s Concept of ‘Jatiyobhab’”, in Socialist Perspective, Vol. 42, No. 1-2. Pgs. 27-48.
(2016). “Democracy and Civil Society in India: An Overview”, in Inquest, Vol. 1, Issue 1. Pgs. 64-78.
(2017). “Raja Rammohan Roy and the Dawn of Modernity and Nationalism in India”, in postScriptum, Vol. 2, No. 1. Pgs. 18-27.
Publication in Books as Chapters:
(2015). “Dalits and their Quest for an Alternative Identity Construction”, in Status of Dalit-Bahujans in India, Nagaraju Vadapalli (ed.). Hyderabad: Sree Bhagavan Publications. Pgs. 157-177.
(2017). “The Politics of Caste in India: Revisiting the Ideas of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar”, in Social Justice, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Indian Polity, Dr. Nibedita Raha, Dr. Jayita Mukhopadhyay, Priyadarshini Sircar (eds.). Kolkata. Pgs. 108-118.
Paper Presented in National Seminars and Conferences:
(2017). “The Politics of Caste in India: Revisiting the Ideas of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar” – UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Social Justice, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Indian Polity, organized jointly by Department of Political Science, Women’s Christian College and Council for Political Studies, Kolkata.
(2018). “The Nineteenth Century National Awakening and the Role of Religion” – UGC-CPE Sponsored Two Days’ National Conference on Secularism – Current Trends, organized by IQAC and Department of Political Science, Bijoy Krishna Girls’ College, Howrah.
(2018). “Bhudev Mukhopadhyay and the Construction of Jatiyobhab” – Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) Sponsored One Day International Conference on Nationalism, Ethnicity, Religion and Security in South Asia, organized by Department of Political Science, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol, in collaboration with CSSSEAS, KNU and BIPS, Kolkata.
Research Project(s): NIL