humanities and social sciences
The humanities and social sciences , an international refereed academic , is annually published by the Scottish Church College [affiliated to University Calcutta], for interdisciplinary studies humanities like literature, language, literary criticism, philosophy, religion, cultural studies, etc as well as social sciences like political science, linguistics, psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology, economics, geography, history, anthropology, film studies, etc. The divisions are course tentative, arbitrary and overlapping.
President: J. Abraham
Vice-President: Chandan Mukherjee
Shrimoyee Guha Thakurta
Treasurer: Monalisa Basu
Birendra Singh, Deepti Myriam Joseph, Esita Sur, Lalita Ray, Riddhi Bhattacharya.
1st No. ( 2004 ), Theme : ' India Today', Price US $ 15.00 (Abroad), Rs.135 (India)
2nd No. ( 2005 ), Theme : 'East and West', Price US $ 25.00(Abroad), Rs.170(India)
3rd No. ( 2006 ), Theme : 'Modernity', Price US $ 20.00(Abroad), Rs.100(India)
4th No. ( 2007 ), Open Theme Issue, Price US $ 20.00(Abroad), Rs.150 (India)
5th No. ( 2008 ), Contemporary Issues-1, Price US $ 30.00, Rs.300 (print price for India)
6th No. ( 2009 ), Contemporary Issues-2, Price US $ 30.00(Abroad), Rs.300(print price for India) [forthcoming in August2009]
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The discusses issues from various points view, such as- liberalism, empiricism, positivism, marxism, structuralism, psychoanalysis, postmodernism, deconstruction, feminism, subaltern studies school, postcolonialism etc.
Amartya Sen (Harvard Univ.), Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak ( Columbia Univ), Partha Chatterjee (CSSSC & Columbia Univ.), Dipesh Chakraborty (Univ. Chicago), Amiya K Bagchi (IDSK), Asghar Ali Engineer (CSSS),Ashis Nandy( CSDS), Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri, Suranjan Das, Arup Mallik, Dipak Das, Kalyan Sanyal, & Sobhanlal Datta Gupta (all from CU), Manas Ray(CSSSC), Ramkrishna Bhattacharya (AM College), Shefali Moitra & Sukumari Bhattacharji (JU). Alok Ray (SCC).
Apart from those mentioned above, many other scholars have also assisted/ contributed in different ways to our various issues. Some them are: Bill Ashcroft (Hongkong-Australia), Kolawole A. Owolabi (Nigeria), Werner F.Menski (UK), Rachel Dwyer(UK), Richard Wolff (USA), Richard.P.Taub(USA), Anup Dhar(Bangalore), Anjan Chakrabarty (CU), Ranjita Biswas(JU), Aniruddha Chowdhury(Canada), Bryan Ward-Perkins(UK), Subir Sinha(UK), Probal Dasgupta(ISI, Kol), Udu Yakubu(Nigeria),, Ben Baer(UK-USA), Sibaji Bandyopadhya(CSSS), Maidul Islam (Oxford), Pranab Kanti Basu (Viswabharati Univ), Lovely Das Gupta (National Univ of Law), Swaha Bhattacharya (CU), Fadeke E. Olu-Owolabi(Nigeria), Surya Narayan Ray (North Bengal), Malcolm Sen (Ireland), Lt. Basudeb Chattopadhyay(CU), Lt. Amitabha Chandra (Kol), Gautam Ghosh(USA), Salimullah Khan (Bangladesh), Someswar Bhowmik(St.Xav), Ajita Chakrabarty(Kol), Debarshi Talukdar (Viswabharati Univ), Kausik Bandyopadhyay(CU), Sayantani Jafa (Kol), Sreemati Mukherjee (Kol), Mahmudur Rahman (Bangladesh), Manosh Chowdhury(Japan-Bangladesh),Moinak Biswas(JU), Neil and Bashabi Fraser(Scotland), Tamal Datta Chaudhuri(Kol), Ajay k Mehra(Jamia Milia-Delhi), Joanna Goldsworthy (UK), Alberta Ferrario(Italy-US), Jennifer Oetken(USA), John Stevens(UK), Kelsea Ballantyne(USA), Martin Aranguren(Argentinna), Sjahari Pullam(USA), Chunnu Prasad (JNU,New Delhi), Dhruv Jain(Canada), Kaustav Bakshi (Kol), Subhadeep Paul (Kol),Debes Ray (Kol), Olusola Ojo Oluwaniyi (Nigeria), Andy Liu(USA), Joel Bordeaux(USA), Samrat Sengupta (KU), Suranjana Chaudhury (Assam), Sohamjit Ray (US), Parjanya Sen (JU), Shrabani Basu (Hyderabad), and many other distinguished scholars.