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Forthcoming Academic Events

  • 28.03.2020

    Prof. Ashin Dasgupta Memorial Lecture in collaboration with Pashim Banga Itihas Sansad, Kolkata will be delivered at the Vidyasagar Hall of the Asiatic Society.Co-ordinator: Prof. Arun Kr. Bandyopadhyay, Historical & Archaeological Secretary, The Asiatic Society.

  • 27th & 28th March, 2020

    A National Seminar on ‘Journey of Anthropology in North-Eastern India during the last 100 years’ will be held in Dibrugarh University in collaboration with the Asiatic Society, Kolkata and Dibrugarh University.

     Co-ordinator: Prof. Sarthak Sengupta, Head, Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University

  • 13th March, 2020

    A Seminar for celebration of the 150 years of Periodic Table of Chemical Elements by Russian Chemist Mendeleev on 13th March, 2020. Proposer:  Prof. Dulal C Mukherjee, Life Member, The Asiatic Society.

  • 12th March, 2020

    K.K. Handique Memorial Lecture by  Dr. Mukundakam Sharma, Former  Justice , the Supreme Court of India, on the topic ‘Law  & Religion’ at 3 p.m.

  • 4th March, 2020

    One-day International Seminar on ‘Vidyasagar’s Life and Works and its impact on Modern India’ will be organized by Iswarchandra Vidyasagar Bi-centenary Birth Day Celebration Committee, Kolkata,in collaboration with the Asiatic Society, Kolkata.


    Co-ordinators: Proposer: Prof. Susnata Das, Dr. Sankar Kumar Nath ,Prof. Syamal Chakrabarti & Prof. Ananda Deb Mukherjee.

  • 23rd February, 2020

    Celebrating 100 years of Institute of Engineers will be held at the Vidyasagar Hall of the Asiatic Society (1st meeting was held on 1921) from afternoon at the Vidyasagar Hall of the Asiatic Society.

  • 22nd February, 2020

    Annual Meet of INCAA, a collaborating programme with the Asiatic Society, Kolkata, Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata and Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manab Sangrahalaya, Bhopal [2nd day, i.e.22.02.2020] will be organized at the Asiatic society.

  • 21st February, 2020

    Programme for Antarjatik  Bhasa Diwas will be organized  by Recreation Club, The Asiatic Society at the Vidyasagar Hall.

  • 19.02.2020

    Study Report on "The Living World of the Adivasi of West Bengal: Ethnographic Exploration" will be released by prof. Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate at 5 pm in the Vidyasagar Hall of the Society.

  • 15.02.2020

    Exhibition on Raja Rajendralala Mitra on 15.02.2020 to 29.02.2020 in the Salt Lake Campus of the Society. The exhibition will be followed by two lectures to be delivered by Prof. Swapan Basu and Prof. Tapati Mukhopadhyay on "Rajendralala Mitra and his contributions to the development of  Bengali Journalism".

  • 14th February, 2020

    One day programme for celebrating the Two Hundredth Birth Anniversary of Ashay Kumar Datta(15.07.1820-18.05.1886) to be held on 14.02.2020.

    Co-ordinators: Prof. Syamal Chakrabrti & Prof. Satyabati Giri

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