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Pallavi Chakravarty

Dr. Pallavi Chakravarty

Assistant Professor

E-mail: pallavi[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor , School of Liberal Studies


PhD (History), University of Delhi

Past Experience

  • Assistant Professor (Adhoc), (Maitreyi College, University of Delhi)
  • November 2011- June 2015
  • University Teaching Assistant (Department of History, University of
  • Delhi), June 2007- June 2011

My Zone / Area of Expertise

  • Presented papers in international and national conferences.
  • Participated in workshops as part of continuous education and further scope of learning.

UG Courses:

  • BA (hons) History VIth semester: Wars and Revolutions
  • BA (hons) History Vth semester: Delhi in History
  • BA (hons) History IVth Semester: India (1750-1857)

MA Course:

  • MA IInd and IVth Semester: Partitions in South Asia
  • MA I st and III rd Semester: Communalism and Partition in South Asia

MPhil/PhD Coursework

  • Lectures on ‘Oral History Methodologies’ and ‘Partition Historiography’

Research Supervision:

  • MA Seminar Paper: Partition in India and Its Aftermath
  • Supervising MPhil Thesis (2).


  • Secured Third position in Sri Venkateswara College in final exams BA (Hons) History (2004).
  • Awarded with Certificate and Trophy for securing 2nd Rank in University of Delhi and 1st Rank in Ramjas College in both years of MA History [2005 and 2006].
  • Selected to the post of University Teaching Assistant, Department of History, DU in June 2007 for a tenure of four years, and promoted to PhD course after completion of MPhil coursework.
  • Qualified University Grants Commission –National Eligibility Test for Lectureship in June 2006 in first attempt.


  • Rehabilitating the Refugee: An East-West Story (forthcoming, Primus Publications)
  • Pallavi Chakravarty, ‘The Story of Partition from the Official and the Alternate Archives’ in Churnjeet Mahn and Anne Murphy (eds), Partition and the Practice of Memory London: Palgrave, Macmillan (2018)
  • ‘A Critical Analysis of the Category of the ‘Refugee-Woman’ in Post-Partition Studies’ in Refugee Watch Online, 14th September 2016.
  • [last accessed 15th November 2016]
  • Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Occasional Paper, Post Partition Rehabilitation of the Refugees in India. ISBN No. 978-93-83650-13-2
  • Chapter 12.4 Looking Beyond Partition: Refugees and their Story for the BA [Hons] Part III: Modern Indian History Course, Institute of Life Long Learning Project, University of Delhi, 2011.
  • Interview published in Sunday Guardian, Partition’s Pariahs: How they fared in East and West, 10th November 2012.
  • Book Reviews in various journals (Contributions to Indian Sociology, Social Scientist, Contemporary South Asia)