Sarojini Naidu College for Women

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Govt Sponsored, Estd. 1956, UGC

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Dr. Sukanya Sarkar

Dr. Sukanya Sarkar

Sukanya Sarkar

Dr. Sukanya Sarkar


Associate Professor
Department of History



She is presently working as an Asssociate Professor in substantive post in the Department of History at Sarojini Naidu College for Women since 23.12.2000.She had been selected as one of the 15 winners of the 2020 Global South Travel Grant from the World Society Foundation and Council for European Studies and participated in the WSF-CES Global Digital Fellowship Program. As a fellowship recipient she participated in an International Conference Past, Present and Future of African Asian Relations,The University of Neuchatel 25.4.2019-27.4.2019 and presented a paper titled ‘Peeping at a Colony from a Colony: Africa in Bengali’s Perception’, She has completed UGC Minor Research Project entitled “Urbanization and Environment in Colonial Calcutta: Reflections in the Writings of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) and His Contemporaries” vide UGC F. No. PHW- 210/14-15(ERO) dated 03.02.2015.


Research areas of Dr. Sukanya Sarkar are as follows:

  • Environmental History
  • Colonial Period of Bengal
Currently, Dr. Sukanya Sarkar is teaching the following courses:

  1. History of India-I (From Earliest Times to c.300 BCE) (HISACOR01T)
  2. Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World (HISACOR02T)
  3. History of India-II (From c.300 BCE – ce.750 CE) (HISACOR03T)
  4. Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Medieval World (HISACOR04T)
  5. History of India-III(750-1206 C.E.)(HISACOR05T)
  6. History of India-VI(1757-1857 C.E.)(HISACOR10T)
  7. History of India-VII(1858-1947C.E.)(HISACOR12T)
  8. History of South East Asia-I (HISADSE01T)
  9. History of South East Asia-II (HISADSE02T)
  10. History of India-VIII(India since 1947C.E.)(HISACOR13T)
  11. History of India from Earliest Times upto 300 B.C.(HISGCOR01T)
  12. History of India from C. 300 to 1206 C.E.(HISGCOR02T)
  13. History of India from1206C.E.to1707C.E.(HISGCOR03T)
  14. History of India from 1707C.E.to1950C.E.(HISGCOR04T)
  15. History of Indian Journalism:Colonial and Post-Colonial Period (HISGGEC01T)
  16. Some Perspective of Women’s Rights in India (HISGGEC02T)
Journal Articles

  1. ‘Swarnakumari Devi(1856-1932):Reconstructing the past through the Bengal Historical Novel; ‘Masculine Style’-a critique in time’in Native Voices From India A Reminiscence,edited by Dr.Arpita Ghosh,2022,ISBN979-8-88546-836-7.
  2. Colonial Policy of Filling up of Tanks in Colonial Calcutta:A Well Thought Beneficial Measure or a skilfull manipulation of Creation of Urban Space’ in Water the Changing Socio Economic Scenario ed. by Sapatarshi Chakraborty,Ashadeep Publication,Kolkata2017,pp.243-253.
  3. Nirbichare Pukur Bharater Sarkari Nitir Nirikhe Oupanibeshik Kolkata o Bomboy:Rabindranath o Patrick Geddeser Pratibad .( JULY,2015), Itihas o Sanskriti,Vl.1,Anchalik Itihas o Loksanskriti Charcha Kendra,Kolkata ISSN2394-5737 ,pp.832-839.
  4. Kolkatar Nagarayan o Paribesh:Rabindranath o Samakalin Dristibhangi’,(2015), Jalchap,A Collection of Research Papers edited by Dr. Prodip Baidya,D.C.H..College,ISBN 978-93-81795-77-4, pp57-83.
  5. Jamidar Darpan:Bharatiya Jamidari Byabasthar Bibartaner Prekshite.’ (2015) in Jamidar Darpan, Nikrister Namabali, ISBN:978-9383016-46-4.pp.85-101.
  6. Nabanno natake Itihas :Itihase Nabanno Natak’, (2015) in Bangla Natak, Desh Kal Samaj,edited by Dr. M.Samanta,Manindra Chandra College,ISBN 978-9382316-29-9.pp.101-111.
  7. Santiniketane Brikkharopan o Halakarshaner Oitihasik Patabhumi’(2015) in Environmental History of India, published by N. B. College,Kolkata, ISBN:978-81 -923645-6-8.
  8. Swarnakumari Devi’ (2015) in Rabindrabharati Patrika,R.B.U, ISSN:1421( Peer Reviewed Journal).
  9. Oupanibeshik Bharate Paribesh samparke kichu Chintabhavna-Patrick Geddes o Arthur Geddes’(2015) in Itihas Anusandhan, Vol.ISBN:978-81-910874-5-1, Peer Reviewed.
  10. Unish Satake Bangla Oitihasik Uppannase Atit Nirman’(2015) in Reading History,Essays on History&Culture in Early Twentieth Century, ISBN:978-93-812229-41-5.
  11. Bouddhadharme Paribesh Chetona’(2014) in Uddalak,Year 14,Vol.1,ISSN 2320-9275, pp,83-92.
  12. Dipendranath Bandopadhayer Chotogalpe Samakalin Prekshit’( 2014)Itihas Anusandhan,Vol,28,Paschim Banga Itihas Samsad, ISBN,978-81-910874-4-4 (Peer Reviewed Journal),pp. 914-922.
  13. ‘Gandhi’s Movement for Better Environment:South African Phase’, (2014), Quest, Online Research Journal of Sarojini Naidu College, ISSN No 2349-767X.
  14. Unish Satake Banglar Antasangaskritik Chetona o Jouktik Sristisilatar vikas:Reverend Krishnamohan Bandyopadhay’(2014) in Reverend Krishnamohan Baneerjee and Bengal Renaissance, ISBN 978-81-910900-9-3,pp, 89-97.
  15. Rabindranather Swasthyabhavna:Oitihasik Gurutwo’ (2014) ,Arthaniti Samajniti:Rabindrachintar Abhimukh,ed. by Dr, Sevak Jana, Deptt of Economics,Vidyasagar University, ISBN:978-93-8167-61-6, pp no.172-181.
  16. ‘Upendrakishore o Rabindranath; Sristisil Sakhya’, ( 2013) Upendrakishore :Sristir Nana Diganta,Dakshin Barasat College,ISBN:978-93-82623-19-9 ,pp.200-211.
  17. ‘ Upendrakishore o Jatiyatabadi Chetona,’ (2013) in Srijanshilpe Dui Purush Upendrakishore o Sukumar,Ramkrishna Mission Vidyamandir, ISBN 978-81-928 110-2-4, pp no.143-149.
  18. ‘ Rabindranather Paribesh Bhavna’(2012) in Rethinking Tagore’s Views ,Derozio Memorial College, ISBN978-93-82549-03,pp. 177-182.
  19. Kolkartar Nagarayan O Rabindranath’(2012) in Itihas Anusandhan,Vol .26 ,Paschim Banga Itihas Samsad, ISBN 978-81-910874-2-0, pp.378-384.
  20. ‘Urbanization in Colonial Bombay:through the eyes of Patrick Geddes and Gandhi’(2011-12)
    in Modern Historical Studies,Vol,8, Journal of the Dept. of History, R.B.U, ISSN 0972-6756( Peer Reviewed Journal), pp. 88-94.
  21. ‘Gandhi Chayay Satantra Vinoba’ (2010) in Itihas Anusandhan,Vol,24,published by Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad, pp. 727-732.
  22. ‘Kolkatar Paribesh o Rabindranath’(2010) in Rabindrabharati Patrika,Vol,13, ISSN O975-0037,pp.107-114.

Book Chapters

  1. A chapter on Bronze Age in a book Prachin Viswer Samaj o Sanskriti,Santra Publication,ISBN978-93-86911-23-0 in 2018.
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