Madhurilata Basu has graduated from Presidency College and University of Calcutta respectively. She has worked as Research Associate at International Union for Conservation of Nature (New Delhi) and Research and Editorial Assistant at Calcutta Research Group. Before joining Sarojini Naidu College for Women, she had also taught at Gurudas College, Kolkata as Assistant Professor (against FDP vacancy from 2015-2017). She is pursuing her doctoral degree from Presidency University. Her areas of interest include labour, care-economy, gender, migration, ecology, contemporary India and politics, Indian political thought and movement etc.
Research areas of Ms. Madhurilata Basu are as follows:
- Care economy
- Contemporary India and Politics
- Understanding Political Theory (PLSACOR01T)
- Constitutional Government and Democracy in India (PLSACOR02T)
- Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics (PLSACOR05T)
- Perspectives on Public Administration (PLSACPR06T)
- Perspectives on International Relations and World History (PLSACOR07T)
- Indian Political Thought (PLSACOR12T)
- Reading Gandhi (PLSADSE01)
- Understanding Global Politics (PLSADSE03T)
- Introduction to Political Theory (PLSHGE01T/PLSGCOR01T)
- Women, Power and Politics (PLSGDSEO2T)
- Human Rights in a Comparative Perspective (PLSGGEC01T)
- ‘Living with the River: Glimpses from Murshidabad’, in RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA, Vol. 2014/2, issue 2, 2014. Pp 105-124. ISSN 2239-1959. Available at https://www.francoangeli.it/riviste/Scheda_Rivista.aspx?IDArticolo=52641&Tipo=ArticoloPDF
- ‘Exception as the ‘new’ normal: Experiences during pandemic in India’, in Asian Studies, Netaji Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata, 2020. ISSN no- 0970-7301
- ‘Healthcare Policies and Electoral Politics in West Bengal: 2011-2021’, in Vidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol 23, 2022-23 (Forthcoming; UGC care listed)
- ‘Of Spaces, Places and Identities: Gorkhas and Tibetan Refugees in Darjeeling’, in S.P. Basu edited, Forced Migration and the Media Mirrors. Frontpage: New Delhi, London. 2014. ISBN-10: 9381043132; ISBN-13 : 978-9381043134
- ‘Introduction’, Co-authoured with Rajat Roy and Ranabir Samaddar, in Madhurilata Basu, Rajat Roy and Ranabir Samaddar edited, Political Ecology of Survival: Life and Labour in the River Lands of East and North-East India. OrientBlackswan: Hyderabad. 2018.
- ‘Death of a River and other Accounts from Nadia’, Co-authored with Milan Datta, in Madhurilata Basu, Rajat Roy and Ranabir Samaddar edited, Political Ecology of Survival: Life and Labour in the River Lands of East and North-East India. OrientBlackswan: Hyderabad. 2018.
- ‘Rivers, riverbank Erosion and Survival in Murshidabad’, in Madhurilata Basu, Rajat Roy and Ranabir Samaddar edited, Political Ecology of Survival: Life and Labour in the River Lands of East and North-East India. OrientBlackswan: Hyderabad. 2018.
- ‘Migration and Care-giving in Kolkata in the Age of Globalization’, in Ranabir Samaddar edited , Migrants and the Neoliberal City. OrientBlackswan: Hyderabad. 2018. ISBN-10 : 9789352872909; ISBN-13 : 978-9352872909
- (Co-authored) ‘Glimpses of Life in the Time of Corona’, in Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Paula Banerjee and Ranabir Samaddar (eds), India’s Migrant Workers and the Pandemic . 2022. London, New York: Routledge; ISBN-9781032158921
- (Co-authored) ‘Corona kaler sonkot o Bangla’ [in Bengali] (‘Crisis in COVID times and Bengal’), in Ranabir Samaddar ed, Mahamarir Nana Simanay: Covid-19 ebong Parijee Sramik. 2022. Kolkata: Progressive; ISBN- 9788180643972.
- Cultural Committee
- Online Journal
- Campus Development