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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
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 this college.
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
Sanitation, Empire and Environment (Proceedings of History Congress 2007-08,
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)
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