Department of History

Year of Establishment : 1967 (General Course) & 2001 (Major Course)


Courses Offered : Under Graduate (Major & General)


Examination System : Semester system (6 semesters following the Choice Based Credit System, 2014 onwards)


Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments : Nil



Faculty

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization/
Area of Interest

BioData

Dr. Md. Mojahid Rahaman
M.A., Ph.D.
Head Associate Prof.
Dr. Chitra Pal
M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Prof.
Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya
M.A., NET, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Prof.
Modern History
Dr. Shanta Bhowmik
M.A., Ph.D.
Post graduate Teacher
Sri Subhra Sarkar
M.A..
Guest Lecturer
Sri Raju Debnath
M.A..
Guest Lecturer

Student Profile (Enrolment)(2016-17)

Name of the
Course/programme
Enrolled
Name of the Course/programme
Enrolled
*M
*F
*M
*F
B.A. (1st Semester) 
General


B.A. (2nd Semester) 
General


Major


Major


B.A. (3rd Semester) 
General


B.A. (4th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


B.A. (5tht Semester) 
General


B.A. (6th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


Departmental Infrastructural facilities with regard to

Departmental Library
Yes

Internet Facilities
Common access

Students' Laboratories
Not required

Research

Research Projects (2011-2016)
Sl. No.
Details
1.
Completed Minor Research Project – on Oral History of Freedom Fighters Living in Tripura – Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya – sponsored by Indian Council of Historical Research Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi – grant received Rs.1,10,000 – for the period 19/01/2013 to 18/01/2015, completed on July 2016.


Pursuing Individual Research (Faculty – Topic - University)
1.
Nil


Research Awards (2011-2016)

Nil


Organized Seminars/ Workshops/ Conferences/ Symposiums:

Programmed Organized
(dd/mm/yyyy)

Title
Level
Source of Funding
1. Symposium 8 March, 2011

Tagores’ Thinking on Women
Institutional
College Authority
2. Symposium 12 March, 2012

Health of Women
Institutional
College Authority
3. Symposium 11 October, 2012

Vivekananda’s Vision of New India
Institutional
College Authority
4. Symposium 21 December, 2013

Transformation of Indian Economy into Colonial Economy with reference to the Land Revenue Settlements
Institutional
College Authority
5. Seminar 15 March, 2016

Indian Feudalism in the Light of European Feudalism
Institutional
College Authority

Study Tour :

Programmed Organized
(dd/mm/yyyy)

Title
Source of Funding




Publications :

(a) Papers in Peer-Reviewed National/International Journals

(1) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2015. ‘Rural Tourism in Tripura’, Rural South Asian Studies Journal, Vol.1, No.1, pp.46-59, (http://www.ruralsouthasia.org/val1/ Article_IV_RSASJ_Vol_1_No_1_Ruma%20Bhattacharya.pdf)

(b) Papers in National Reputed Journals

(1) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2001. ‘History of Primary Education in Baroda State under Maharaja Sayajirao III’, History Today, Vol.II, pp.39-42

(2) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2008. ‘A Historical Perspective of the Need of Reviving Kokborok Language in Tripura’, TUI, Vol.XV (2nd Issue), Sl.No.49, pp.64-87.

(3) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2011. ‘A Historical Analysis of the Practice of Female Infanticide among the Patidars’, Indian Journal of Social Research, Vol.52, No.2 (April-June), pp.123-130, ISSN: 0019-5626.

(4) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2010. ‘Maharaja Sayaji Rao III’s Ideas and Works on Caste System and Untouchability’, Journal of Indian History, Vol.LXXXIX, pp.147-153, ISSN:.0022-1775.

(5) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2013. ‘Religious Fairs & Festivals of Tribals in Tripura’, Indian Journal of Social Research, Vol.54, No.3 (May-June), pp.233-244, ISSN: 0019-5626.

(6) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2013. ‘Historical Analysis of the Practice of Sati Till 1888 with Special Reference to the Tribes in Tripura’, TUI, Vol.XVII, No.01 (April-September), pp.1-10, ISSN: 23197382.

(7) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2015. ‘Role of Chimnabai II Towards Upliftment of Women’, Indian Journal of Social Research, Vol.56, No.1, pp.197-202, ISSN: 0019-5626.

(8) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2015. ‘British Relations with Tribal Rulers of Tripura’, TUI, Vol.XVIII, No.01 (April-September), pp.87-95, ISSN: 2319-7382.

(c) Seminar Abstracts
(1)

(d) Seminar Proceedings

(1) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2013. ‘History of Insurgency in Tripura’ in Annual Proceedings of North East India History Association (NEIHA), pp.479-495.

(2) Bhattacharya, Ruma (ed.) 2011. Proceedings of National Seminar on ‘Identity Issues in Northeast India ’, ISBN: 978-81-8370-294-2 (New Delhi: Akangsha Publishers).

(3) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2011. ‘Controversial Bru Issues, Brus of Mizoram in Tripura’, in Proceedings of National Seminar on ‘Identity Issues in Northeast India with Special Reference to Tripura’ Ruma Bhattacharya, (ed.), Identity Issues in Northeast India, pp.75-87, ISBN: 978-81-8370-294-2 (New Delhi: Akangsha Publishers).

(e) Articles in Edited Books with ISBN/ISSN
(1)

(f) Books Edited
(1)

(g) Books with ISBN/ISSN

(1) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2014. History of Tripura (Study Material for M.A. [History] course for Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University), Ch.I: pp.3-24; Ch.III: pp.57-86; Ch.IV: pp.87-120, ISBN: 978-93-2597-898-0 (Noida: Vikash Publishing House).

(h) Thesis
(1) Bhattacharya, Ruma 2010. A Study of Patidars of Gujarat, ISBN: 978-81-8064-170-1 (Kolkata: Progressive Publishers).

(2) Rahaman, Mojahid 2016. ……………………….., ISBN: …………… (New Delhi: Akangsha Publishers).


Attended Seminars/ Conferences with Paper by Faculty :

Faculty
Participation with Paper
Dr. Mojahid Rahaman Attended a Departmental Seminar on ‘Bengal Renaissance in the Light of European Renaissance’ organised by Department of History, Government Degree College, Kamalpur, Tripura on 12/04/2016 and presented a paper ‘Bengal Renaissance vs. European Renaissance’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘Educating Tribal children: Issues and Remedies with Special Reference to Tripura’ organised by Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Government of Tripura in collaboration with and sponsored by Tribal Research & Culture Institute, Government of Tripura held during (5-6) March, 2016 at Pragna Bhawan, Tripura and presented a paper ‘Status of Teachers in Tribal Areas: A Case Study of Dhanirampur Model Village under ADC’.

Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya Attended a National Seminar on ‘Northeast India before and after Partition with Special Reference to Tipura’ organised by Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya held during 14-15/02/2015 and presented a paper ‘British Relation with Tribal Rulers of Tripura’.

Attended an International Seminar on ‘Patriarchy and Gender in Colonial and Post-colonial South Asia’ organized by Kabi Nazrul Mahavidyalaya, Sonamura, Tripura during 16-17/01/2015 and presented a paper ‘Patriarchy and Gender problems among the Patidars during Colonial period’.

Attended 74th Annual Conference of Indian History Congress at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack during 28-30/12/2013 and presented a paper ‘History of Merger of Tripura with Indian Union’.

Attended 33rd Annual Conference of North East India History Association at Rajib Gandhi University, Itanagar during 01-03/11/2012 and presented a paper ‘History of Insurgency in Tripura’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘Religio-Cultural Dynamics & Social Exclusion & Inclusion in India’ organized by Department of Social Science Exclusion and Inclusive Policies, Tripura University held during 25/04/2011 and presented a paper ‘Ideas and Works of Sayajirao III on Religion and Caste System’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘Identities in North East India with Special Reference to Tripura’ organized by Kabi Nazrul Mahavidyalaya, Sonamura, Tripura held during (17-18)/07/2010 and presented a paper ‘Controversial Bru Issue, A Decade long miserable lives of displaced Brus of Mizoram at Tripura’.

Attended 70th Annual Session of Indian History Congress held at Delhi University during 15-17/05/2010 and presented a paper ‘History of Reang Refugees of Mizoram at Kanchanpur’.

Attended a State Level Seminar on ‘Human Rights and Values in Education’ sponsored by UGC & organized by Department of Political Science, Tripura University during 20/12/2007 and presented a paper ‘Historical Perspective of the Need of Reviving Kokborok Language in Tripura’.

Attended 63rd Annual Conference of Indian History Congress in Amritsar held during 28-30/12/2002 and presented a paper ‘Women Education and Social Reforms in Baroda under Sir Sayajirao’.

Attended 62nd Annual Conference of Indian History Congress at Bhopal held during 28-30/12/2001 and presented a paper ‘Maharaja Sayajirao III’s Ideas and Works on Caste System and Untouchability’.


Attended Faculty Development Programme :

Programmes
Details
Orientation Programmed
Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya participated in the Orientation Programme in the UGC-ASC Jadavpur University, Kolkata during (11/07) to (06/08)/2011 - ‘A’ graded.
Refresher Courses
Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya participated Refresher Course in the UGC-ASC Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla during (17/09) to (06/10)/2012 - ‘A’ graded.
Training conducted by the University
Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya participated in the Orientation Course of NSS Programme officers, organised by Empanelled Training Institute Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India, Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship during (28/10) to (03/11)/2014.
Training conducted by other Colleges/Institutions
Workshops Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya attended
(1) a Workshop on ‘Development of the Deprived Groups with Special Reference to Women’ organized by UGC Equal Opportunity Cell, Kabi Nazrul Mahavidyala, Sonamura, Tripura on 15th March, 2014.

(2) a Workshop on ‘Ensuring Gender Justice’ organized by Women’s Study Cell, Tripura University on 12th September, 2009.
Faculty Exchange Programme
Others

Faculty Members involved in Curriculum Restructuring/Revision/Syllabus Development :

Faculty
Involvement (as Member of Board of Study/Faculty/Curriculum Development Workshop)
Dr. Md. Mozahid Rahaman 2009 - as Member of Faculty in the Syllabus Revision/ Syllabus Development Workshop

2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 - as Member of Board of Study in Curriculum Restructuring/Revision/Syllabus Development
Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya 2009 - as Member of Faculty in the Syllabus Revision/ Syllabus Development Workshop

Membership in a) National Committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards :

Faculty
Membership
Dr. Ruma Bhattacharya Life Member Life member of (1) Indian History Congress, (2) Tripura Historical Society, (3) Institute of North East India Studies, (4) North East India History Association (NEIHA).

Awards/ Recognitions received by Students :

Student
Awards/ Recognitions Details (Result – topper or 1st class/sports/any other co-curricular activities)


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