Prof. Dr. Gouri Sankar Bandyopadhyay (1962- ), M.A. Ph.D graduated with B.A. Honours in History and completed a Masters degree in History from The University of Burdwan, India in 1985. He completed his Ph. D from The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India.
Dr. Bandyopadhyay has worked for several institutions in India such as Museum and Art gallery, Burdwan University as Assistant Curator, Lecturer, Reader and Associate Professor in Saldiha College, Bankura Christian College and Syamsundar College, Kalyani University (as Guest Faculty) respectively. He has taught both graduate and post-graduate level for last 29 years. He has guided Ph. D scholars as Guide-Supervisors in The University of Burdwan. He is presently serving as Principal & Senior Faculty in History of Syamsundar College, P.O. Shyamsundar, Dist. Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.
Dr. Bandyopadhyay has authored 15 books/monographs like Folk Religion and Mass Culture of Rural Bengal—Tradition and Transformation (2007), Contemporary World History: 1945-2014 (2007, 2014, in Bengali), Ancestral Cult in Bengal—A Comparative Study, Jihad and Global Terrorism Ongoing Islam phobia and its Coherent Responses(2015) etc. on different branches of social sciences, history and culture. The number of his papers/articles, published in different reputed peer-reviewed national and international journals and conference proceedings is more than 60. The areas of his study and research is as vast as multidisciplinary which includes tribal life and culture in India, popular and folk religion, mythology, gender studies, global terrorism, vulnerability of different sections of people.
Dr. Bandyopadhyay visited many countries such as U.K. (Cambridge University, Roehampton University and the University of Oxford), Thailand, Bangladesh, Malaysia, France, Sri Lanka etc. and presented his papers and deliberations in the distinguished universities/international conferences and symposiums. He enjoyed Burdwan University research fellowship, post-doctoral project grant (from Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi) and foreign travel grants (from UGC). Dr. Bandyopadhyay had been awarded the Best Educationist award-2015, conferred by International Institute of Education & Management, New Delhi. He serves as member/life-member/reviewer of different scientific committees and editorial boards of the international conferences and international journals like International ESD Conference, Global Association for Humanities & Social Science Research (GAHSSR), Eurasia, Bharat Vidya etc. He acted as one of the Associate Editors of the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Prof. Bandyopadhyay is a Member of Court of the University of Burdwan. He is also an executive council member and life member of All Bengal Principal’s Council and Association of Indian College Principals respectively.
Principal & Senior Faculty of History Syamsundar College (Govt. spnd.)
(The University of Burdwan)
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