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India Research Centre

Visiting Fellows 2011

Professor Amlan Das Gupta

Professor Amlan Das Gupta, is the Arts Faculty Visiting Research Fellow for 2011. He will be working with the India Research Network in the second half of November. Prof Das Gupta is currently head of the English Department and Founding Director of the Centre for Cultural Texts and Documents at Jadavpur University Kolkata. He has published widely on the cultural history of music and in particular the female performance traditions. With funding from the British Library he has established the largest digital archive of Hindustani music in the country.

During his visit Professor Das Gupta will present research seminars and workshops for the Indian Music Research Symposium [link] on November 18th at the IRN and will be involved in setting up an ongoing collaborative research program on music with Dr Adrian McNeil.

 Indian Express.Com produced the following profile of Professor Das Gupta.

Professor Amlan Das Gupta

Professor Amlan Das Gupta