Gourav Lama

Assistant Professor

I specialise in History of Science in Modern India. I have worked on the scientists, laboratory and international networks in the colonial period, i.e.,20th century. Recently I have been working on the history of Heritage conservation and Archaeology in the post-Independent period.  

I completed BA from Presidency College in the year 2012 and MA from University of Calcutta, Department of History in 2014. I was also awarded the Linnaeus-Palme scholarship in 2014 and was selected as an exchange student for a semester to the Department of History at Uppsala University, Sweden.

I completed my MPhil at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University in  2017. Currently, I am pursuing my PhD from the Department of History, Presidency University.

 I am also interested in various areas in History specifically, History of Science, Environmental History, Archaeology, Ancient India and Historical Methods.


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

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