Some of the thrust areas of research in the department are:

  • Political Theory
  • Political Thought – Indian and Western
  • Indian Politics and Government
  • Politics of West Bengal
  • Indian Constitution
  • Foreign Governments
  • International Relations
  • Area Studies
  • Indian Foreign Policy
  • American and Japanese Foreign Policy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Sociology
  • Public Administration
  • Migration and Displacement
  • Identity Politics
  • Peace Studies

Faculty members are engaged in research in the following areas:

  • Post Structuralist Critique of Naxalism
  • State and Society: Gandhi and Tagore
  • India-U.S. Relations in the First Decade of the New Century
  • Politics of the Kukis of the North East
  • Internal Conflicts of South Asia
  • India’s Look East Policy: An Appraisal
  • Evolving Regional Security in the Asia Pacific

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Kolkata 700073
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