Niladri Chatterjee

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Academic interests

Global Health Politics; South Asian Studies; Colonial and Postcolonial Studies; Indian Rebellion 1857; Globalization and Development

Courses taught

  • The Consolidation of British Empire in India: Bengal 1757-1857
  • The Indian Rebellion of 1857
  • History of South Asia (pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial period)
  • History of Bengal (Ancient period to formation of Bangladesh in 1971)
  • Introduction to World Civilization
  • Modern European History: 1789-1945
  • Cold War and International Relations since 1945
  • Special Seminars (as part of the course): The Role of Rumour in History
  • Special Course (as part of the course): Historiography of Modern South Asia and World

Background

Niladri Chatterjee studied at Uppsala University, Sweden, and University of Calcutta, India, before receiving his PhD in Modern South Asian History from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London, UK. He is a Visiting Researcher (since 2018) at the Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linnaeus University, Sweden, and was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, North South University, Bangladesh (2015-2019). He has previously worked as Guest Lecturer in the Department of History at Rabindra Bharati University (2012-2013) and as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, India (2007-2008).   

Awards

  • Central Research Fund Scholarship: University of London for conducting research in India and Bangladesh in 2009
  • Felix Doctoral Scholarship: Doctoral Research (PhD) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London from 2008-2012
  • Project Fellowship: “Documentation on Economic History of British Rule in India 1857-1947”, Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR), March 2007 to August 2008
  • Sir Richard Grove Award: Best paper presented in the International Workshop at Jadavpur University, India, 2007
  • Swedish Institute (Svenska Institutet) Scholarship for the Advanced Master’s Course in Uppsala University, Sweden, 2006
  • National Merit Scholarship in 2004: Ranked First in History (BA) in the University of Calcutta, Government of India, 2004

Positions held

  • Visiting Researcher, Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linnaeus University, Sweden (2018 -)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History and Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, North South University, Bangladesh (2015 - 2019)
  • Guest Lecturer, Department of History, Rabindra Bharati University, India (2012-2013)
  • Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, India (2007-2008)
Tags: Global Health, India, South Asia, Global South, Global Governance, Asia, Postcolonialism, Bangladesh
Published June 20, 2019 1:13 PM - Last modified Oct. 11, 2019 10:15 PM