Hansraj College

University of Delhi

NAAC Grade A+ with CGPA 3.62

Dr Sharmila Shrivastava

Associate Professor | Department of History
Contact (Off.): +91-11-27662687

Email Address : sshri[at]hrc[dot]du[dot]ac[dot]in

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Modern Indian History. 

  • B A History Hons , 1986 , Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi
  • M A , 1988 , Hindu College, University of Delhi
  • MPhil , 1991 , Dept of History, University of Delhi
  • PhD , 2015 , Dept of History, University of Delhi

Papers taught: History of India (c. 1857-1950); History of india (c. 1750-1857); Rise of Modern West I; Understanding Heritage (SEC) to B A Hisory Honours IIIrd and IInd years.

Rise of Modern West II, Environmental Issues in India. 

 

Educational institutions: Hansraj College, Jesus and Mary College, Dyal Singh College, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi, Delhi

Awards: Junior Research Fellowship (UGC), 1990.

Certificate Course in Spanish, St. Stephens' College, University of Delhi, Delhi, 2005. 

 

History

Served in various capacities in the college as Teacher In Charge; Convenor Admissions (Arts and Commerce); Convenor Garden Committee; Member of Environment Committee. 

Doctoral thesis - The Coffee Economy of Mysore and Coorg, 1820-1947.

MPhil dissertataion - Indigo and its Historiography in Nineteenth Century Lower Bengal. 

Chapter on ‘Finance Imperialism in China’, (co-author), History of China, ed. KTS Sarao, Hindi Directorate of University of Delhi, 2011. ISBN No. – 978-93-801-02-6

‘Slopes of struggle; Coffee on Baba Budan hills’, Indian Economic and Social History Review, Volume LVII, Number 2, April-June 2020, pp. 199-228. ISSN 0019-4646.

‘Parry’s Coffee Contract (1823-1837) - From Monopoly to Free Trade in Mysore’, Proceedings of Indian History Congress, 79th Session, Bhopal, 26-28 February 2019, pp. 531-538. ISSN  2249-1937.  

Book review of Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America 1600-1830, Jonathan Eacott, Indian Historical Review, Volume 45, Number 2, December 2018, pp. 312-315. ISSN 0376-9836.

 

‘Parry’s Coffee Contract (1823-1837) - From Monopoly to Free Trade in Mysore’ at Section III,   Modern India, at the 79th Indian History Congress, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, 26-28 February 2019.

‘The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past: Mysore and Coorg Coffee Plantations in 19th and 20th Centuries’ at the XIIth International Conference on Labour History organized by the Association of Indian Labour Historians and VV Giri National Labour Institute, Delhi, 26-28   March 2018.

‘Mysore and Coorg Coffee in 19th and 20th Centuries’ at the International Conference on ‘Empires: Towards a Global History’ organized by the Department of History, University of Delhi and Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi, 3-5 December 2017.

‘Worker, Labour and Mediation: on Coffee Plantations of 19th and 20th century Mysore and Coorg’ at the XIth International Conference on Labour History organized by the Association of Indian Labour Historians and VV Giri National Labour Institute, Delhi, 21-23 March 2016.

‘Coffee Cultivation and Plantations in 19th Century Mysore and Coorg’ at the Two Day Joint International Symposium on Economic History organized by the Indian Council of Historical Research and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, New Delhi, 5-6 January 2015.

‘Indigo in 19th Century Bengal’ at Section III, Modern India, at the 75th Indian History Congress, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 28-30 December 2014.

Convenor for Workshops on Rise of Modern West I, II - organized by the Dept of History, University of Delhi, for undergraduate college faculty of the University, 2018-2019. 

 

 

Convenor for syllabus revision of Rise of Modern West I and II for BA History Hons, University of Delhi.  

Member of the Courses Committee, Dept. of History, University of Delhi 2015-2016. 

Convenor of the one week online Faculty Development Programme on ‘Historiography and Research Methodology’ organized by the Department of History and the Mahatama Hansraj Faculty Development Programme, Hansraj College, University of Delhi (19th – 24th April 2021).

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