Call for Papers: UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Level Seminar

UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Level Seminar


Recent Trends in History

 Race, Gender, Environment and Urbanization

18th & 19th November,2016

Organized by:

Department of History

Bhatter College, Dantan,

Dantan, Paschim Medinipur

 in collaboration with

Tamluk Itihas Charcha Kendra,Purba Medinipur


Dear Sir/ Madam,                                                                                                       10.08.2016

The History Department of Bhatter College, Dantan is going to organize a two–day UGC Sponsored National Level Seminar on Recent Trends in History: Race, Gender, Environment and Urbanization on 18th & 19th  November, 2016 in collaboration with Tamluk Itihas Charcha Kendra, Purba Medinipur. We are also privileged to render you this information that, the veteran historian Dr. Rajen Saikia will deliver the keynote address.

The inaugural session will start at 11 A.M. Sri Bikram Chandra Pradhan, President Governing Body, Bhatter College, Dantan has kindly given his consent to chair the session.

You are cordially invited.

Arindam Chakraborty                     Dr. Ratna Ghosh                       Dr. Pabitra Kumar Mishra

    Secretary, TICK                     Head of the Department                 Principal,Bhatter College,Dantan

About the College

Bhatter College, Dantan was established by the local residents of Dantan with a vision of providing higher educationin the locality. The college was established on 5th December, 1963 with the help of Mathuranath Bhatter. Ours is a grant-in-aid type of co-educational college affiliated to Vidyasagar University. The college offers undergraduate course in Arts, Commerce & Science (Hons & General). College was accredited by NAAC as an ‘A’ grade college in 2015. For more please visit

 Aim of the National Seminar

The present seminar will throw light mainly on the recent aspects of History. The aim of the Seminar is to discuss the issues which have arrested the attention of present-day researchers. It also aims to focus on new perspectives of historical researches like urban development, behavioral history, race, gender, environment as main components of historical studies.

Theme: Recent Trends in History: Race, Gender, Environment and Urbanization


  • Environmental History in Pre-Colonial Period.
  • Colonial Expansion and its impact on Ecology.
  • Environmental History and Politics in Post-Colonial India.
  • The Industrial Revolution and the Politics of Environment.
  • Theories of Environment.
  • Genesis of the cultivation of Gender-History.. Gender, Conflict and Nationalism.
  • Gender, Colonialism and Post Colonialism
  • Ethnicity, Race, and Racism.
  • Race and Media.
  • Urbanization in Pre-Colonial & Post Colonial India.
  • Development of urban culture.

Call for Papers

Unpublished and Original Papers related to the above mentioned topics are invited from academicians, professionals and research scholars.

The papers should be strictly within 3000 (Three thousand) words. Papers should be sent in Bengali or English in Ms WORD 2003/2007 format, 12 point, Times New Roman font and Avro, double spaced).

The abstract of the proposed paper of about 250-300 words is to be sent as an email attachment to The selected papers, presented in the Seminar will be published as a book with ISBN.

 Important Dates

Deadline for Submission of Abstract: 15th September, 2016.

The acceptance of paper will be notified by e-mail by 25th September.

Submission of Full papers for Publication by 10th October .

Dates of Seminar: 18th & 19th November, 2016

Registration Fees

Faculty –400

Research Scholars-   200

Student (Out side) –  100

Others –  400

Contact – 1. Dr.Ratna Ghosh (Head, Department of History)Mob.9434610543

  1. Mr. Pranab Barman,(Convener)-Mob. 97326877956
  2.     Mrs.Sangita Mandal – Mob. 9734516616

How to reach the college

Howrah- Kharagpur – Belda – Dantan. Please Visit the college website,