Bengal Famine and the contribution of T.C.Das
- This article revealed the anthropological contributions on the study of the Bengal famine of 1943 as revealed through the field based study done by Tarak Chandra Das a pioneering anthropologist of ...
History of Indian Anthropology
- In this article I have classified Indian Anthropology into three types, namely, colonial, Hindu and Nationalist and attempted to identify each one with the respective authors and found that apart f...
Dialectics of Field and Archive
- This is a methodological paper in which I have shown that the anthropological understandings from the fieldwork became more meaningful when viewed in relation to archival data.
An Ethnographer's journey through land grab
- In this book chapter I narrated my long encounters at various sites about how land acquisition for private industries took place in West Bengal state of India.
Pranab Kumar Ganguly: A Bio-social Anthropologist of India
- The contributions of Pranab Kumar Ganguly on the progressive decline of stature in sixty endogamous groups in India is the first and only study which showed a negative secular trend.
Review of Leprosy and a Life
- This is my invited book review in American Anthropologist.The book title is Leprosy and a Life in South India: Journeys with a Tamil Brahmin by James Staples. Lanham, M.D: Lexington Books, 2014. 20...
Anthropology of University campus.
- I lived in my University campus for three decades. This paper describes my experience of living in the campus.
Challenges to Corporate Social Responsibility
- This article is about the relationship between land acquisition and corporate social responsibility(CSR) which showed that the question of CSR is related with rehabilitation and resettlement.
Darwinian View of Progress: Comment on Amartya Sen
- In this article I have criticized the the arguments adavanced by Amartya Sen in his article on Darwin's view of progress.I have shown that Sen's view on Darwin was based on his selective reading of...