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Dr. Shashi Bhushan Upadhyay


Dr. Shashi Bhushan Upadhyay is Professor with the Faculty of History. His research interests are mainly in the fields of Labour History, Dalit Studies and Literary studies. His publications include a book titled Historiography in the Modern World (2016), Existence, Identity and Mobilization: The Cotton Millworkers of Bombay, 1890-1919 (2004), two co-edited volumes Dalit Assertion in Society, Literature and History (2010) and School Education, Pluralism and Marginality (2012) and about 20 articles on Labour, Dalits and Premchand.

He has been involved for many years in all aspects of preparation of study material for distance learners. He has written about 20 units for Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate distance learners on Historiography, Labour Movement, and Tourism Studies. Presently he is the coordinator for an M.A. course on Indian National Movemnet and supervising some Ph.D. students. His current research engagement is in the field of Historiography.

Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the University: Jawaharlal Nehru University
Discipline: History
Doctoral Research Topic: Cotton Textile Workers in Bombay, 1890-1918
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Master of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the university
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Master of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university: Jawaharlal Nehru University
Discipline: History
Academic Achievement: A grade
Bachelor of Science (Subject) year
Name of the university: Allahabad University
Academic Achievement: First Class

WORK EXPERIENCE: Working in IGNOU since 1992.


Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Member, Board of Studies, School of Liberal Studies
Ambedkar University, Delhi
from 2014 to 2017
Member, Board of Studies, School of Liberal Studies
Ambedkar University, Delhi
from 2017 for three years
Member, Board of Studies, School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
from 2014 to 2016
Member, Board of Studies, Department of History and Culture
Jamia Millia Islamia
since 2017 for three years
President, Andhra Pradesh History Congress
Andhra Pradesh History Congress


Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29533845, 29572739
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