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Name Dr. Debjani Das
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name HISTORY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 421
Email ID
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Mobile No 9836157817
Personal Website
Address Dept of History, Vidyasagar University, 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PH.DJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2012
M.Phil.Jadavpur University, Kolkata2005
MAJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2002

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Vidyasagar University since 30 April 2012

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Insanity and Asylums of Bengal in the Nineteenth Century
Social History of Medicine

Course/ Subject Taught
History of Medicine in Colonial India
Socio Religious Reform Movements in Colonial India
Women in Colonial India

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Is Insanity a Female Malady? Lunatic Women in the Asylums of Bengal in the Nineteenth CenturySocial Scientist, Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, pp 23 - 47, May - June2011Social Scientist

Other Publication

Books Published

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Issues in Environmental History in India: Pre colonial and Colonial Times2014Joint Co ordinatorICHR
State, Society, and, Economy in Pre colonial and Colonial India2013Joint Co ordinatorState University Network, Kolkata and UGC Unassigned Grant
Historicising the Peripheries: Ethnicity, Science, Gender, and Environment2013Joint Co ordinatorUGC Unassigned Grant

Award NameAwarded ByYear
Charles Wallace India Trust AwardCharles Wallace India Trust2010

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