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Department of History

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Dr. Poulami Aich Mukherjee
Dept. of History
Designation Assistant Professor of History
Phone (optional) 8547009057
Institutional email ID xxxxx@assumptioncollege.com
ORCID or other 0000-0001-7368-435X
Area of specialisation Indo-Portuguese Studies Intercultural History Area Studies, Women & Gender Studies
Date of joining the college 12 February 2012
Academic qualification

Qualification

Degree

Subject

Name of the University/Institution

Year of Award

Division/Class

UG

BA (Honours)

History

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

2004

First

PG

MA

History

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

2006

First

Qualifying Examination

NET-JRF

History

UGC

2007

NA

Doctoral

PhD

Faculty of Arts

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

2010

NA

Post-doctoral

PDF

Women’s Studies

The Asiatic Society, Kolkata

2009-2012

NA

Post-doctoral

PDF

Portuguese

Studies

Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

2012-2017

NA

Current Positions/Responsibilities (in the college)
  • Member IQAC
  • Director, Research Centre
  • Coordinator, Peace Club
  • Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Cell           
Awards and Achievements
  • Selected as Facilitator for Virtual Summer Institute in Social Sciences and Humanities for 2020, (20/07/2020 to 01/08/2020) on Exploring New Frontiers: Knowledge Creation, Collaboration and Dissemination, organised by Ife Institute, Nigeria in collaboration with Harvard University.
  • Research Associate-Fellowship (2015-2018) at Inter University Centre-Indian Institute for Advanced Studies, Shimla, India for the project work on Portuguese Footprints and the Cross Cultural Identities in Contemporary World
  • Young Social Scientist Award 2014 by The Planning Commission of India, New Delhi for the project work on Higher Education among Women in Postcolonial India: Problems and Prospects
  • Best Paper Presentation Award on Understanding Indo-Portuguese Connection: A study in Maritime Culture at International Conference on Maritime History organised by the French Institute, Pondicherry in December 2012.
  • Best Lecturer Award consecutively for three years, The Asiatic Society Annual Lecture Series, The Asiatic Society, Kolkata (2010, 2011, 2012)

Research

Sl.No

Name of Student

Date of Registration

U.O granting Registration

01

Lakshmi R Nair

15.12.2018

U.O. No. 8703120181 AY2l Academic Dated, Priyadarsini Hills, 15,12.2018

02

Radhika Lal

15.12.2018

U.O. No. 8703120181 AY2l Academic Dated, Priyadarsini Hills, 15,12.2018

03

Sunitha Santhan

15.12.2018

U.O. No. 8703120181 AY2l Academic Dated, Priyadarsini Hills, 15,12.2018

Total number of students

3

Projects - Completed projects

Sl.No

Name of the project

Funding Agency

Amount

sanctioned/utilized

1

Goan’s Struggle for Freedom

ICHR, New Delhi

2,64,000/- (completed)

2

Authorship & IPRs: A Gender Perspective

IUC-IPRS, CUSAT, Kochi

1,00,000/-  (completed)

3

Goan’s Struggle for Freedom: A Women’s History

RCWS-SNDT University, Mumbai

50,000/-     (completed)

4

Documentation of Built Heritage in Kerala

Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi

13,65,000/- (sanctioned)

Total number of projects

4

Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)

SNo.

Name of the

Course/Summer school

Name of Institution &

Place

Duration

Sponsoring Agency

1

Online Short term Faculty Development Programme on

Research Ethics and Plagiarism

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

26/12/2020-30/12/2020

UGC-MHRD-STRIDE

2

Refresher Course (online)

On E-Learning & E-Governance

HRDC-Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi

05/10/ 2020-17/10/2020

UGC

3

Short Term Course (online)

On Cyber Security

HRDC-Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi

21/09/ 2020-26/09/ 2020

UGC

4

Short Term FDP (online)

On Pedagogical and E-Learning

Tools for Teaching

Sanathana Dharma College Alappuzha

 

04/08/2020-10/08/2020

 

The Kerala State Higher Education Council

5

Short Term Course (online)

On MOOCs and Online Educational Resources

HRDC-Sant Gadge Baba University Amaravati, Maharashtra

28/09/ 2020-03/10/ 2020

 

UGC

6

Online Short Term Course on Museum Heritage

Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgaon, Maharashtra

17/08/2020--24/08/2020

 

Gandhi Research Foundation

7

Online Short Term Course on Museum Management

Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgaon, Maharashtra

17/08/2020-24/08/2020

Gandhi Research Foundation

8

Online Short Term Course on Sources of Heritage

Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune

13/07/2020-15/08/2020

Heritage India Foundation

9

Refresher Course On Global Studies

HRDC-Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi

18/11/2019-30/11/2019

UGC

10

Refresher Course On History

ASC-Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi

22/09/2014-17/10/2014

UGC

11

Orientation Course

ASC-Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi

08/04/2013-03/05/2013

UGC

Resource person for seminars and workshops/Invited Lectures
  • Delivered the keynote address at the Convocation Ceremony of the Second Annual Peace training by the Centre for Peace Studies and Dialogue, Union Christian College, Aluva on Perceiving Peace through History on 07/12/2020.
  • Delivered an Online Lecture on Dimensions of Interculturality and Intercultural Dialogue in Contemporary World on 30/07/2020 at Virtual Summer Institute organised by Ife Institute, Nigeria in collaboration with Harvard University.
  • Research Methods and Techniques in Languages and Humanities, Resource Person, International Workshop on ‘Research Methodology in Languages and Humanities’, Zamorin’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (ZCIR), Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode, 10 March 2020.
  • Dimensions of ‘Interculturality’ & IndoPortuguese Cuisine  in Contemporary India, Resource Person, National Seminar on ‘Culinary Arts of Kerala: Shades & Magnitudes’, Department of History, Govt.College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, 28 & 29 October 2019.
  • Theorizing Interculturality in Social Sciences, Invited Lecture, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy, 18 December 2018
  • Dimensions of Interculturality & Gender Sensitization in Contemporary World, Invited Lecture, International Seminar on Gender & Environment, IQAC, Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry, 2 November 2018
  • Theorizing Interculturality in History, Department of History, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, 9 August 2018
  • Interculturality & Indian Democracy, Invited Lecture, Bharatiyar Institute of Managemant, Trichy on 15 April 2018
  • Women & Leadership, Invited Lecture, Bharatiyar Institute of Managemant, Trichy on 10 March 2017
  • Literature & Leadership, Invited Lecture, Bharatiyar Institute of Managemant, Trichy on 11 March 2017
  • Women & Leadership, Invited Lecture, Bharatiyar Institute of Managemant, Trichy on 10 March 2017
  • Sources In History, ICHR National Seminar on Methodology in History, Pazhassiraja College, Wayanad, Kerala on 13-14 February 2017
  • Carnetions, Captains and Communism in Portugal: Exploring Political Posters as Source of History, IUC-Research Associate Fellow,  Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 2016
  • Maritime India: Culture & Society, International Symposium of Indo-Portuguese Connections, Indo-Portuguese Museum,  Kochi, 27-28 September 2015        
  • Liberation of Goa: Exploring Political Cartoons as a Source of History, IUC-Research Associate Fellow,  Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 2015
  • Legal & Diplomatic Mechanisms in Contemporary World, International Summit on Diplomacy & Legacy of Colonialism, University of Goa, Panaji, 9-19 April 2015.
  • Feminist Methodology & Contemporary Feminist Research in India,  UGC National Seminar on Economics of Gender, PG Department of Economics & Research Centre, Zamorin Guruvayoorappan College, Calicut, 28-29 January 2015
  • Indo-Portuguese Cultural Legacies in Coastal Worlds, Indo-Portuguese Cultural Summit, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, 9-19 December 2014
  • Indo-Portuguese Cultural Legacies in Coastal India, Indo-Portuguese Cultural Summit, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, 22-26 December 2013
  • Women, Scope of Equality and Democracy in Contemporary India, UGC National Seminar on Modernization and Marginalization: Women in Politics and Development, PG Department of History, Sri Achutha Menon College, Thrissur, Kerala on 21-23 November 2013
  • Nehru and Indian Nationalism: Exploring New Sources of History, UGC National Seminar on Nationalism in India, Department of History, Pazhassiraja College, Wayanad, Kerala on 29-30 November 2013
Publications

 

Sl.

No.

 

Title with page Nos.

 

Journal

No in the UGC List of Journals

Whether peer reviewed or not

 

ISSN/ ISBN

Whether you are

the main Author

  1. 01

Interculturality  and Portuguese Legacies in Contemporary World

Pp 44-46

https://rrjournals.com/past-issue/interculturality-and-portuguese-legacies-in-contemporary-world/

Research Review International Journal

44945

Yes

ISSN: 2455-3085 (Online)

Yes

  1. 02

Indo-Portuguese Legacy and the Evolution of Church Architecture in Kerala

Pp 65-79

Journal of South Indian History, University of Calicut, Kerala

42511

Yes

-

Yes

  1. 03

Margaret Elizabeth Noble‘s Interpretations of Indian History: An Analysis

Pp 243-49

https://rrjournals.com/past-issue/margaret-elizabeth-nobles-interpretations-of-indian-history-an-analysis/

 

Research Review International Journal

44945

Yes

ISSN: 2455-3085 (Online)

Yes

  1. 04

Nehru, Nationalism and the Integration of Portuguese Colonies into Indian Union

 Pp 17-35

http://14.139.58.200/ojs/index.php/shss/article/view/467

Journal of SHSS

Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla

41406

Yes

ISSN:

0972-1401

UGC CARE

Yes

  1. 05

Sister Nivedita’s Vision on Education in India

Pp 1-26

https://www.academia.edu/36130008/Kanpur_Historiographers_Biannual_Journal_of_New_Archaeological_and_Genological_Society

 

International Journal of History and Archaeology, Kanpur

-

Yes

ISSN

2348-3814

Yes

  1. 06

Nostalgia, Insecurities and Celebrations of the Self

Pp 198-200

Research and Criticism, Banaras Hindu University, Banaras

1071

Yes

ISSN

2229-

3639

Yes

  1. 07

Liberation of Goa (1947-1961): A Women’s History

International Journal of History and Archaeology, Kanpur

-

Yes

ISSN

2348-3814

Yes

  1.  

Liberation of Goa & Political Cartoons: Indo-Portuguese History

Hispanic Horizon, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

-

Yes

ISSN

0970-7522

Yes

  1.  

Women Migrant Labourers in Contemporary India: A Theoretical Approach

International Journal of Kanpur Historiographers, Kanpur

-

Yes

ISSN

2348-3814

Yes

  1.  

Naval Battles, Indian Ocean and the Portuguese in Sixteenth Century

International Journal of Kanpur Historiographers, Kanpur

-

Yes

ISSN

2348-3814

Yes

  1.  

Diplomatic Relations between India and Portugal 1947-2007: Crisis and Renewal

Journal of IRISH, Tellicherry

-

Yes

ISSN

0973-3353

Yes

  1.  

 India and Portugal: A Cultural Encounter (1498-2008)

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0973598409110008

Jadavpur Journal of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

-

Yes

ISSN
0973-5984

Yes

Total number of publications

                12

 

Conference proceedings

  • Carnation, Captains & Communism: Introspecting the Revolution of 1974 in Portugal, Proceedings of Indian History Congress (2014), 75th Session of Indian History Congress, JNU, New Delhi (https://www.jstor.org/stable/i40173783 )

Books

Book chapters

  • Dimensions of Interculturality and Gender Sensitization in Contemporary World, Interrogating Cultures of Complicity and Resistance-A Women’s Studies Compendium, PAIOLCK, Kolkata, December 2019, ISBN: 978-93-88207-72-0, Pp23-34

Book Reviews

  • Rila Mukherjee, 2011, Pelagic Passage Ways: The Northers Bay of Bengal Before Colonialism, New Delhi: Primus Books, ISBN: 978-93-80607-20-7 pp. Xii+520, Price: Rs. 1395/- at Journal of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol-7, No-1, December 2012
  • Rila Mukherjee, 2011, Networks in the First Global Age 1400-1800, New Delhi: ICHR& Primus Books, ISBN: 978-93-80607-09-2, pp.Xxx+380, Price Rs. 1395/- at Journal of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol-7, No-2, December 2012
  • Rila Mukherjee, 2013, Oceans Connect: Reflections on Water Worlds Across Time and Space, New Delhi: Primus Books, ISBN: 987-93-80607-40-5, pp. Xvi+286, Price Rs. 995/- at  Journal of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol-8,No-1 Kerala, 2014
  • Pius Malekandathil, 2013, The Mughals, the Portuguese and the Indian Ocean: Changing Imageries of Maritime India, New Delhi: Primus Books, ISBN:978-93-80607-33-7, pp. Viii+234, Price Rs. 850/- at Journal of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol-8,No-1 Kerala, 2014
  • Akshaya K. Rath, 2017, Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant., New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016, ISBN:0-19-946596-7. HC, Rs.650/- at Research and Criticism, Vol-7,pp-198-221, Banaras, 2016
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