PURBA DARSHAN : A Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 1 September 2013
PURBA DARSHAN is a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewd journal devoted to Asian Studies, brought out by the Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, University of Calcutta. To start with, the aim is to bring out annually a collection of essays, reportage, and book reviews, with emphasis on the social sciences, international relations, cultural studies and gender studies, both in the context of the individual countries,a dn also in relation to regional and sub-regional formations. The opening number contents essays contributed by eminent scholars working on diverse areas and themes related to South Asia, but we hope to expand our scope further in future to cover other parts of the continent.
1. Ishita Banerjee-Dube - The Diverse Tracks of the Vernacular Language and Identity in Odisha.
2. Arun Nag - The Bengali Hindu Middle Class of 18th and 19th Centuries.
3. Aryak Guha - Nurturing the Indian Nation: "Value Education", Civic Piety and Child-citizenry after 1947.
4. Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury - Nationalist Matters: From Statelessness to Citizenship of the Up-country Tamils in Sri Lanka.
5. Debraj Bhattacharya - Memories of Marxism in a Post-colonial City: Calcutta, c. 1971-1993.
1. Projit Bihari Mukherji - Ishita Bannerjee-Dube, Religion, Law and Poser: Tales of Time in Eastern India, 1860-2000.
2. Rajat Kanti Sur - Shankar Prasad De (Dende), Samajik o Rajnaitik Prekshapate Jele Kaibartta, Adi Kolkatar Jelepara, Jeleparar Sawngs.