Partha Chatterjee Writer

Partha Chatterjee (born 1947) is a Subaltern Studies and Postcolonial scholar. He is a multi-disciplinary scholar, with special emphasis on political science, anthropology and history. Chatterjee received Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in 2009 for his contributions in Academics. He completed a B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science at Presidency College of the University of Calcutta and a Ph.D. at the University of Rochester. He is honorary professor of Political Science and was the Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and is currently a Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies at Columbia University in New York. He was a Founder-Member of the Subaltern Studies Collective. He is a Joint-editor of Baromash, a biannual Bengali literary journal published from Calcutta. He has published books of essays in Bengali and is a well-known playwright and actor on the Calcutta stage. He appeared in the 2007 Mira Nair film, The Namesake, based upon the novel The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. He is credited as a 'Reformed Hindu' in the film.

Personal details

Date of birth
1945

Education

1. University of Rochester Colleges/University

The University of Rochester (U of R, UR) is a private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York, United States. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The university has six schools and various interdisciplinary programs. The school is considered a "New Ivy".

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 1.66 bil. $
2010. 1.37 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1850
Headquarters
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd., 14627 - Rochester, New York
Undergraduates
2013. 5,837
2010. 5,601
2009. 5,432
Postgraduates
2013. 3,471
2010. 4,510
Acceptance rate
2013. 35.32 %
2010. 36.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44.6 K $
2010. 39.5 K $
Official web page www.rochester.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Rochester connected by profession and/or age

b. 1943., Writer
b. 1945., Writer
b. 1944., Writer
b. 1945., Writer
b. 1942., Writer
b. 1947., Writer
b. 1949., Writer
b. 1952., Writer

2. University of Calcutta Colleges/University

The University of Calcutta (Bengali: কলিকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public university located in the city of Kolkata (previously Calcutta), India, founded on 24 January 1857. Within India it is recognized as a "Five Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission. Within all state Universities all over India, Calcutta University occupies the top rank in terms of the highest number students who cleared the PhD entrance eligibility exam in Science conducted by Central Govt (CSIR-UGC NET) to became eligible to pursue PhD studies with full Govt. Scholarship.

Type Public university
Founded
January 24th, 1857
Headquarters
87 /1 College Street, 700 073 - Kolkata, West Bengal
Official web page www.caluniv.ac.in
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Calcutta connected by profession and/or age

b. 1942., Writer
b. 1948., Writer
b. 1940., Writer
b. 1942., Writer
b. 1948., Writer
b. 1950., Writer
b. 1864., Writer
b. 1933., Writer

3. Presidency University, Kolkata Colleges/University

Presidency University, Kolkata, formerly Hindu College and Presidency College, is a unitary, state aided university, located in Kolkata, West Bengal. and one of the premier institutes of learning of liberal arts and sciences in India. In 2002 it was ranked number one by the weekly news magazine India Today. In 2010, the year the college was upgraded to university status, it was ranked 3rd in India.

Endowment
2013. 6.51 mil. Rs.
Founded
January 20th, 1817
Headquarters
86/1 College Street, 700 073 - Kolkata, West Bengal
Official web page presiuniv.ac.in
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Presidency University, Kolkata connected by profession and/or age

b. 1942., Writer
b. 1950., Writer
b. 1809., Writer
b. 1849., Writer
b. 1848., Writer
b. 1841., Writer
b. 1908., Writer
b. 1826., Writer

Employments

Company Founded Positions
Columbia University
1754
Official site
Other people associated with Columbia University
Novelist
Organization leader
Novelist

Written work

1.The Nation and Its Fragments

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1993. at Princeton

2.The present history of West Bengal

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1997. by Oxford University Press at New York City (223 pages)

3.The Politics of the Governed

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2003. at Kampala
2004. at New York City (200 pages)

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