Sukanta Chaudhuri
Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

Sukanta now fellow of British Academy

Sukanta Chaudhuri, professor emeritus at Jadavpur University (JU), has been elected a Fellow of The British Academy. The academy, incorporated in 1902, is a fellowship of around 1,300 of the world&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.19

Presidency alumnus award for Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee

The Presidency Alumni Association has decided to confer the Atul Chandra Gupta Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2020 to Nobel-winning alumnus Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee. The executive committee of the al...
By Our Special Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Shakespeare in classroom and beyond

In Aparna Sen’s 36, Chowringhee Lane, there were two characters who taught English in school, the central character Violet Stoneham, who taught in a tireless, listless way explaining the words to ya...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta


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