Achintya Biswas (Jadavpur University)
Achintya Biswas, PhD
Professor of Bengali
Kolkatta - 700032, INDIA
phones: 91/33-2462-9261 (residence)
description of work:
Interested in study and research in folklore of Bengal. Running
the Folkloristic Education and Research Institute (FERI). Organizing
seminars, conferences on folklore and oral tradition. Running the course
in undergraduate level as well as postgraduate level in the University.
Specialization: folklore, oral tradition,
old and medieval literature of Bengal
15 books have been published so far.
5 books have been editred mostly of Medieval Bengali texts.
10 research scholars have been awarded PhD from the University under my
supervision. 10 scholars are going on in their research. Field of the
research projects is folklore, oral tradition and medieval Bengali