The year began with three Semesters II, IV and VI . In the month of February
the Semester II section 2 students were taken by Mrs. Ray for a historical trip to the Park Street cemetery.
They made a study of the different tombstones, from the time of the East India Company. Of particular interest
was the grave of Henry Vivian Derozio, about whom they study during the course of the semester.
Film shows were organized by the Department for the students of semester IV
Nicholas and Alexandria and Semester VI Gandhi . Both these films depict a period of history which is a part of
their course . The students of Semester II were shown a documentary Searchers which deals with the Bhakti
movement. It is of interest that this documentary was prepared by the students of the Dept .of Film Studies of
Students of all Semesters prepared projects as a component unit of the CIA.
In the academic year beginning July 2010, the Department saw a new part-time
lecturer in Ms. Chirontoni Das. This Semester was fairly even and uninterrupted.
The new Semester I students prepared a project on the Reformation Movement for
which they were previously shown a film , Martin Luther. The Semester IV students presented a project on Noble
Art and Architecture:. These will be displayed in a exhibition organized by the Department at the beginning of
the next Semester.
Sanitation, Empire and Environment (Proceedings of History Congress 2007 08,
New Delhi) Sanitation in England and India. A Comparative Study (The Journal of the Institute of Historical Studies, 2009)
Malaria in Colonial Bengal (Journal Of Burdwan University, forthcoming)