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Sudeshna Chakravarti University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Sudeshna Chakravarti is Professor in the Department of English, University of Calcutta. Professor Chakrabarti has taught for many years in Presidency College, Kolkata. She has been associated with both English and Bengali literature, having published widely in both, and is actively associated with little magazines.

She has participated in numerous national and international seminars and conferences, including the Conference of South Asian Scholars in Prague; the International Conference of Historians of the Labour Movement, Linz, Austria; and an international Peace Conference in Japan.

Professor Chakrabarti has written several books in Bengali and English and contributes regularly to several journals. 

Her prominent publications include German Racism: An Old or New Disease, “The Dutch East India Company and Slave Trade in India,” in Journal of the Asiatic Society, April, 1998.