Partha Chatterjee (scholar)

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Partha Chatterjee
Native name পার্থ চট্টোপাধ্যায়
Born (1947-11-05) 5 November 1947 (age 70)[1]
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Alma mater Presidency College, Calcutta
Calcutta University
University of Rochester

Partha Chatterjee (Bengali: পার্থ চট্টোপাধ্যায়; born 5 November 1947) is an Indian political scientist and anthropologist.[2] He was the director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta from 1997 to 2007 and continues as an honorary professor of political science.[3] He is also a professor of anthropology and South Asian studies at Columbia University and a member of the Subaltern Studies Collective.[2]

Chatterjee received the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in 2009[4]

Education[edit]

He completed a BA (1967) and an M.A (1970) in political science from Presidency College, Calcutta and Calcutta University respectively. He completed his Ph.D. (1972) in international relations from the University of Rochester.[1][5]

Career[edit]

He was the professor of political science and served as a director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and is currently a professor (honorary) of the CSSSC and professor of anthropology and South Asian studies at Columbia University in New York.[3] He was a founder-member of the Subaltern Studies Collective.[2]

He is a joint-editor of Baromash, a biannual Bengali literary journal published from Calcutta. In addition to numerous books in English, he has published collections of essays in Bengali.[citation needed]

Publications[edit]

Books

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chatterjee, Partha. "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Faculty page: Partha Chatterjee". Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies. www.columbia.edu. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Centre for Social Sciences, Calcutta". www.cssscal.org. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Past Laureates: Fukuoka Prize". Fukuoka. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  5. ^ Wheeler, William. "Presidential Lectures: Partha Chatterjee". prelectur.stanford.edu. Retrieved 5 June 2017.

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