Pradip Basu

Professor , Dean of the Humanities and Social Sciences

  • I love subaltern resistance and political philosophy. I also enjoy literature, music, films, pure adda and humour.


  • I work on Naxalite movement,Marxism, poststructuralism, postmodernism, Derridean Deconstruction, postcolonialism.


  • Recently, I work towards developing critique of Naxalism in the following two contemporary perspectives:

1.        New Social Theories like subaltern studies, postcolonialism, postmodernism, poststructuralism, Deconstruction,Gramscian Marxism, Althusserian Marxism, 


2.        New Social Issues such as caste, tribe, human rights, ecology, gender , migration, stateless citizens, political society, civil society, child labour, migrants, LGBT,   etc.


  • I presented a paper entitled, ‘Conflict in Indian Marxism: Critique of Naxalism in Postcolonial Perspective’ at the Conflict Research Society’s 50th Anniversary Conference held at the University of Essex, United Kingdom, on 17th September 2013 and attended the conference from 16th September to 19th September 2013.


Presidency University,
86/1 College Street, Kolkata - 700073,
West Bengal, India

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