Theorising Caste: Castes of Theory

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September 23, 2020 to September 25, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Philosophy, South Asian History / Studies

Theorising Caste: Castes of Theory

3 Day International Webinar, Sept 23-25, 2020

organized by

The Department of Sociology, West Bengal State University

(in collaboration with the IQAC)

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DAY-1. 23RD SEPT. 3.00 PM - 5:30 PM

Inaugural Address:
Prof. Basab Chaudhuri, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, WBSU

Welcome Address:
Prof. Arun Hota, Director, IQAC, WBSU



Gopal Guru, Former Professor, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Sundar Sarukkai, Founder, Barefoot Philosophers


Ritu Sen Chaudhuri, Professor, Sociology, WBSU



DAY-2. 24TH SEPT. 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Welcome Address:
Ramanuj Ganguly, Professor, Sociology, WBSU



Hardikbrata Biswas, Independent Researcher
Samrat Sengupta, Assistant Professor, English, Sammilani Mahavidyalaya
Kalyan Kumar Das, Assistant Professor, English, Presidency University
Subro Saha, Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of English Studies and Research, Amity University, Kolkata


Srirupa Prasad, Associate Professor, Women's & Gender Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia



DAY-3. 25TH SEPT. 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome Address:
Ritu Sen Chaudhuri


Speaker: Anupama Rao, Associate Professor, History, Barnard College, Columbia University


Anirban Das, Associate Professor, Cultural Studies, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta



Organizing Committee

Advisor: Prof Arun Hota, Director, IQAC, WBSU

Convener: Prof Ritu Sen Chaudhuri, Professor, Department of Sociology, WBSU

Joint Convener: Dr. Titir Chatterjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, WBSU

Technical Coordinator- Aritra Banerjee, Faculty, Department of English, Derozio Memorial College

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