Neha Chatterji

Assistant Professor

Manipal Centre for Humanities

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Understanding the Past BA Semester I
Caste, Religion and Society BA Semester II
History and the Idea of the Collective BA Semester VI
Politics of Identity MA Semester I

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD History Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 2018
MPhil History Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 2012
MA History Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2010
BA History Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2008

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Social History of Modern India (with emphasis on articulations between politics, religion, spirituality and caste)

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Neha Chatterji is a SYLFF Fellow.

Subaltern Caste Concepts of the Political, Bengal 1900-1930

Forthcoming

in Marnix Beyen, Karen Lauwers and Sami Suodenjoki, eds, Subaltern Political Subjectivities and Practices in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Between Loyalty and Resistance, Routledge

Caste Protest in Lower Bengal: One Hundred Years of Dalit Dissent and its Solitude

forthcoming (2022)

Sekhar Bandyopadhyay and Tanika Sarkar (eds.), Caste in Bengal: Histories of Hierarchy, Exclusion and Resistance, Ranikhet: Permanent Black, in association with Ashoka University

Perspectives on Caste: The Nineteenth Century Bengali Literati

2018

Sahapedia (https://www.sahapedia.org/)

From Faith to Ideology: Spiritual Inspirations of Political Subjects, Bengal, 1900-1910

2018

The Journal of the Calcutta Historical Society. 137, 82-94.

Between Caste and Gender

2016

The Book Review, Vol. XL, Number 7

A Historian’s Experiments with Truth

2016

The Book Review, Vol. XL, Number 2

‘Sekaler Nigarh O Ekaler Pratisruti: ‘Ganadevata’y Ganachetanar Nirmiti’ (‘The Shackles of Old and the Promise of New: The Construction of Popular Consciousness in the novel Ganadevata’)

2015

Ebong Prantik, Vol. 7, Issue 2