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Name Ms. Swatilekha Bhattacharya
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 441
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Mobile No 9831492089
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Address Department of Political Science with Rural Administration, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
MPhilJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2012
M.AJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi2010
B.APresidency College, University of Calcutta2008
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science with Rural Administration, Vidyasagar University since December, 2017
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
The Paradox of Women's Reservation in India pg148-158Srabanti Choudhuri and Chandan Basu(eds.)Caste, Gender and Media:Significant Sociological Trends in India-An Open Distance Paradigm2017Netaji Subhas Open University
India's Foreign Policy and notion of security:Disengagement and Linkages, pg.38-51Raj Kumar Kothari and Eyasin Khan (eds.)India Becoming a Global Power in the Twenty-first Century:Rising Challenges and Newer Opportunities ISBN 978-81-269-2190-42016Atlantic Publisher
Explaining the Conceptualisation of Security in Mainstream International RelationsTheory,pg.85-92Indian Journal of Political Science Vol.LXXVII,No.1, January-March 2016 ISSN: 2249-74632016Indian Political Science Association
World Politics: Explaining the Transition, Clashes and Contradictions,pg. 425-429C. P. Barthwal (ed.), The Origins of Political Science as a University Level Discipline in India: Life and Works ofProfessor V.S. Ram and other Essays in his Honour ISBN 978-81-7988-111-82015Ankit Prakashan
Exceptionalism and Modern State: The Norm, pg. 453-457Rathin Bandopadhyay, Gangotri Chakraborty and Sujit Kumar Das (eds.),Human Rights and Duties ISBN 978-81-921285-3-52015University of North Bengal
The Politics of Exclusion: The Status of Women in Modern Society, pg. 3-9Kajal De, Chandan Basu and Srideep Mukherjee (eds.) Women, Violance and Law: An Intimate Interrogation Open Distance Paradigm, Volume 1 ISBN 978-93-82112-24-22015Netaji Subhas Open University

Other Publication

Books Published
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Life Member: Indian Political Science Association, Since 20172017 to 2018
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Logistics, Governance and India's Look East Policy-A Collaborative Workshop by Calcutta Research Group and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung in association with Department of Political Science with Rural Administration,Vidyasagar University2018Paper PresenterVidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
UGC sponsored national seminar titled Indian Political Thought: The Derivative and its Critique2017Paper PresenterDepartment of Political Science with Rural Administration,Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Empowerment of Women:Change and Challenges2017Paper PresenterBaruipur College, University of Calcutta
UGC-DEB sponsored National Seminar on Women, Violence and Law: An Intimate Interrogation2014Paper PresenterNetaji Subhas Open University, Salt Lake City, Kolkata.
ICSSR sponsored International Conference on Redrawing the Boundariesof International Relations: Going Beyond State and Power.2014Presented Paper titled 'The 'state' and Global Politics'Department of Political Science.Revenshaw University, Odisha, India.

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Award NameAwarded ByYear
Eligibility for lecturership, National Eligibility Test (NET)University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi2011
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