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Name Mr. Gautam Chando Roy
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name HISTORY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-302 / Centrex Extn. 302
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Mobile No 9433146429
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Address 3/2 Manjulika A, ECTP Phase IV, Calcutta 700107
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Educational Qualification              
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Lecturer & Senior Lecturer, History Department, Vidyasagar University, 1995-2008. Associate Professor, History Department, Vidyasagar University since 2008
Lecturer, History Department, Acharya B. N. Seal College, Coochbehar, West Bengal, India, 1993-1995
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Childhood and Children's Literature Colonial Bengal
Science Writings in Bengali Children Magazines, c.1880-c.1920
Course/ Subject Taught 
State and Economy in Colonial India
Industrial Revolution II
Social History of Colonial India
Popular Culture in Bengal, 19th and 20th Centuries
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Science for Children in a Colonial Context: Bengali Juvenile Magazines, 1883-1923BJHS Themes 3, pp.43-72. Cambridge Core, Online: 16.4.20182018Cambridge University Press

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Upendrakishore Roychaudhuris Sandesh: an Exploratory Essay on Childrens Literature and the Shaping of Juvenile Mind in Early 20th Century BengalProceedings of the Indian History Congress, Volume 73. pp. 898-9052012Indian History Congress
Swadesh: a Land of Ones Own. Themes of Nationality in Childrens Literature of Late 19th and Early 20th Century BengalA. Samanta, S. T. Nasreen, & A. Dhar (eds): Life and Culture in Bengal. Colonial and Post-colonial Experiences2011Progressive Publishers, Kolkata
The Pathshala and the School: Experiences of Growing Up in 19th and 20th Century BengalRajat Kanta Ray (ed.): Mind, Body and Society1995Oxford University Press

Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Upendrakishore Raychaudhuri, Sandesh Patrika, Upanibesik Bangali SamajAmitava Chatterjee (ed.): Itihase Janasangskrti2017Gaangchil, Kolkata
Discipline at Shantiniketan Brahmacharyashram: Rabindranath Tagore, Education, and Colonial Bengali SocietySebak Jana (ed).: Rabindranath Tagore on Economy, Politics and Society -- Contemporary Discourses2017Dey Book Concern, Kolkata

Books Published
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Bengali Childrens Literature and Science Education, 1880-1920Pushpalata Endowment Lecture, 2013-2014, Corpus Research Society, CalcuttaJadavpur University2014
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Literary Cultures and History in South Asia2015Paper PresenterHistory Department, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
Contested Sites: the Construction of Childhood2015Paper PresenterIndian Institute of Advanced study, Shimla
Communicating Science, Technology and Medicine2014Paper PresenterSixth International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science, Lisbon, Portugal
Third International Conference of Bengal Studies2013Paper PresenterInternational Society of Bengal Studies, Calcutta
Annual Conference of the Indian History Congress2012Paper PresenterIndian History Congress, Mumbai

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Issues in Environmental History of India: Pre-colonial and Colonial Times.2014Co-ordinatorIndian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Chandranarayan MedalPresidency College, Calcutta1987
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