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Name Sm. Shamita Sarkar
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name HISTORY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-323 / Centrex Extn. 323
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Address Department of History, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PH.D (Submitted)Vidyasagar University2019
M.PhilAligarh Muslim University1995
MAUniversity of Calcutta1990
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Associate Professor, Department of History, Vidyasagar University since 1996
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Women History
History of Medicine
Agrarian and Environmental History
Dalit and Adibasi Studies
History of Public Health
Course/ Subject Taught 
Environmental History of India (M.A)
Anticolonial Movements Decolonisation and After(M.A)
History of Early Modern Techonology (M.A)
Agrarian History of Colonial India(M.A)
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Public Health in Early Days of Independent India: The Calcutta School of Tropical MedicineJournal of People’s History and Culture Volume 4 Number 1- 2, ISSN- 2395-7379, pp- 1-15.2019International, Interdisciplinary Journal

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Purity and Pollution in Benaras: The Holy and the UnholyTrends in Environmental History of India: Theories Issues and Perspectives. ISBN- 9788192960 54 82019Sreejoni Publishers
Conceptualizing Maternity and Child Care in Public Health: The Formation of All India Institute of Public Health and Hygiene.Divers Discourse: A Felicitation Volume In Honour Of Professor Chittabrata Palit on His 75th Birth Anniversary, pp-265-2732019Ababil Books
Public Health In Colonial Crossroads: All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health and Singur Rural Health SurveyPondering The Past, Vol-I, pp-177-1862018Ancholik Itihas O Lok Sanskrit Charcha Kendra
The Role of The Communists in The Anti-Bengal- Bihar Merger AgitationProceedings of the Indian History Congress, Vol- 74, pp- 921-9242013Indian History Congress
Slavery In Late Mughal BengalProceedings of the Indian History Congress, Vol- 55, pp- 600-6051994Indian History Congress
Land Revenue and Land Prices in Bengal in The Era of The Permanent SettlementProceedings of the Indian History Congress, Vol- 54, pp- 510-5151993Indian History Congress
Comprador to Zamindar-The Making of The Surul Raj: Growth of a New Zamindari in Birbhum During The Era of The Permanent SettlementProceedings of the Indian History Congress, Vol- 53, pp- 429-4351992Indian History Congress
Resistance Against The Agency System of Salt Production in Raymungle, 1782Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, Vol- 52, pp- 692-6991991Indian History Congress

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Pondaring The Past, Vol-IAncholik Itihas O Lok Sanskrit Charcha Kendra2018Editor
Vidyasagar University Journal of HistoryVidyasagar University, Department of History2017Executive Editor
Vidyasagar University Journal of HistoryVidyasagar University, Department of History2016Executive Editor
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sanchari RoyWomen in Radical Movement in Bengal- 1905-1950 Ongoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Kakoli SinghaLokosikkha O Rabindranath: Unobinsha Shataker Prothomardhe Grameen Bangla. Awarded2006
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Paper On Tracing the Genesis: The Calcutta School of Tropical Medicien in Annual Conference of Indian History Congress, 2019.(Accepted for Publishing)2019Paper PresenterIndian History Congress, Bhopal Session February 2019, Bhopal.
National Seminar on New lights on the History & Heritage of Hydrabad Karnataka Region.2019Resources personCentral University of Karnataka, Department of History Karnataka, India.
Exploring the History of Adivasis, Dalits and Minorities in India2019Invited SpeakerUniversity of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal
Peasantry and the Colonial Debate in Central India: Structural Conditions and Continuities2019Invited SpeakerMaulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
Women and Divorce Law 2019Resourse PersonWinter School of Womens Study Centre, Vidyasagar Universirty

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

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