NEISP is organising sixth Jayashree Roy Memorial Lecture by Prof. Rana P. Behal

Event From Date: 
Friday, 17 November 2017
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Friday, 17 November 2017
Event Title: 
NEISP is organising sixth Jayashree Roy Memorial Lecture by Prof. Rana P. Behal
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North East India Studies Programme

School of Social Sciences

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

 

invites you to the SIXTH Jayashree Roy Memorial Lecture by

 

Prof. Rana P. Behal

Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi

 

on

 

Indentured/Adivasi Labour of Assam Tea Plantations

 

Time:                   3.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Date:          17 November, 2017

Venue:        Committee Room, School of Social Sciences I, JNU

 

PROGRAMME

 

Programme Schedule

3.00 pm – 3.05 pm:       Welcome Address by Dr. Manjeet Baruah, NEISP, JNU

3.05 pm – 3.10 pm:    Release of Fifth Jayashree Roy Memorial Lecture Publication

3.10 pm – 4.30 pm:       Memorial Lecture by Prof. Rana P. Behal, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi

4.30 pm – 4.40 pm:       Address by Chair Dr. Rakhee Bhattacharjee, NEISP, JNU

4.40 pm – 4.45 pm:    Vote of Thanks

4.45 pm:                     High Tea

 

About NEISP : North East India Studies Programme (NEISP) was set up to promote teaching and research on North East India on an interdisciplinary framework. The main thrust of NEISP is to undertake teaching and critical research, and build up a body of scholarly works on the region and its neighboring areas. Apart from offering BA Optional and MA Optional courses, NEISP offers MPhil/PhD and Direct PhD programme(s).

 

Brief Biography of late Dr. Jayashree Roy : Dr. Jayashree Roy was a senior faculty member of the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi. She received her education in India and universities abroad. She was a resource person for different organisations, such as USEFI, UNESCO, Commonwealth Secretariat, NCERT, MHRD, NMML and state governments. North East India remained an important area of research interest for her.

 

About the Speaker : Rana P. Behal taught History at Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi. He has also held teaching assignments at Cornell University, Syracuse University and Oberlin College, USA. He has been a fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi; Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge University; Humboldt University, Berlin and Centre for Development Studies, Free University, Berlin. He is also the author of, One Hundred Years of Servitude: Political Economy of Tea Plantations in Colonial Assam (2014).