Instructor Bio

After completing his graduation with Honours in History from the Presidency College, under the University of Calcutta, Dr. Kanad Sinha has done his M.A. and Ph.D from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The title of his PhD thesis is “From Dasarajna to Kurukṣetra: Making of a Historical Tradition”. He has taught in Miranda House College and Presidency University as a Guest Faculty, before teaching in St. Stephen’s College and Udaynarayanpur Madhabilata Mahavidyalya as an Assistant Professor in History. His primary field of research has been social, cultural and intellectual history of early India, with special emphasis on early Indian textual and historical traditions. He has curated the module on the ‘Ramkatha Traditions of India’ for the online resource base Sahapedia. He has been a part of the multiyear international project ‘Classical Indian and Chinese Worldviews on International Order: A Comparison’, sponsored and organised by the The Bergruen Institute (Los Angeles), Tsinghua University (Beijing), Shandong University (Qingdao), CSDS (Delhi) and the World Peace Forum.

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