M.A.

Assistant Professor

piyalibasu1972@gmail.com

Teaching & Research Interest

Comparative Politics and Government
Indian Government and Politics
International Relations
Indian Political Thought and Movement
State, Society and Politics
Politics in West Bengal

Publication

“Revival of the Concept of Civil Society”, Socialist Perspective, Volume 42, No.1-2 June-September,2014, ISSN NO. 0970-8863.

“Swami Vivekananda’s Vision of Nation, Nationalism and National Regeneration”, Rabindra Bharati Patrika, Rabindra Smaran Number, Volume 18,’ August, 08, 2015. ISSN NO. 0975-0037.

“Transformation of Opposition Politics in West Bengal: The Post-1998 Electoral Scenario”, Inquest, A Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Vol.1, No. 2, December, 2015. ISSN No. 2349-5472

“Trendsetter Mamata Banerjee: Sounding Death-knell of the Communists in the 2011 West Bengal Assembly Elections”, Rabindra Bharati Patrika, Rabindra Smaran Number, Volume 20, August 07, 2016. ISSN NO. 0975-0037.

“Menace of Political Intolerance in India: An Anathema for Democracy”, Athena, Annual Journal of Social Science, Literature and Allied Areas, Chapra Bangaljhi Mahavidyalaya, Volume II, July, 2016. ISSN NO: 2454-1605.

Presentations

UGC Sponsored National Level Seminar on Water: A Threatened Social Resource of the Century, organized by the Department of Geography, Women’s Christian College, Kolkata in collaboration with Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management, Department of Environment, Govt. Of West Bengal, on 9th October, 2015. Presented a paper on “Displacement and Rehabilitation: People’s Struggle in the Narmada Basin”.

International Conference on “Elections and Political Parties in South Asia: A 21st Century Perspective,” organized jointly by Department of Political Science, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India& Research Committee 23, International Political Science Association(IPSA RC-23) during 7th-9th December, 2015. Presented a paper entitled, “Transformation of Opposition Electoral Politics in West Bengal in 21st Century”.

National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Indian Politics”, organized by the Department of Political Science, Gour Banga University, on 22nd January, 2016. Presented a paper entitled, “Ecological Movements and Alternative Politics in India: A Case study of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA).

UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “ Caste Politics in India”, organized by the Department of Political Science, Chapra Bangaljhi Mahavidyalaya, Nadia on 1st and 2nd December, 2016. Presented a paper on “The Caste System and its Impact on India Today: Some Explorations and Conjectures”.