Department of History


Department Faculties


Dr. Monisankar Misra

Name: Dr. Monisankar Misra
Date of Birth : 12/08/1978
Phone number's : 0381-2379128
E-mail's : monisankarmisra[at] ,monisankarmisra[at]
Academic Qualifications : M.A. ( Jadavpur University), Ph.D ( Assam University)
Present Designation/position : Assistant Professor
Topics Taught : Indian and Western Feudalism, Society and Economy in Modern India, Nationalism, Society and Economy in Modern North East India,Imperialism and Nationalism in Indonesia.,Environmental History

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientation etc Participated:

Seminars attended/ lectures delivered ( 2014 onwards)

Sl.No Title of the paper presented Title of Conference / Seminar Organized by
1 Contribution of Sri. Subramania Bharati to the empowerment of Women Invited Lecture at Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University on the occasion of the Commemoration of the birthday of Shri Subramania Bharati Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University on 11/12/2014
2 Declining Trends of Insurgency in Tripura National seminar on North East India: Before and After Partition with Special reference to Tripura at Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Mohanpur Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Tripura, 14th and 15th February,2015
3 Tribal students and their activities for spreading education in 1940’s Tripura National Seminar on Educating Tribal Children : Issues and remedies with special reference to Tripura at Institute of Advanced Studies, Kunjaban Institute of Advanced Studies, Kunjaban, 5th and 6th March,2016
4 Reflection of Partition in Literature of Tripura with Historical Context International seminar on One Hundred Fifty Years of Bengali ‘Kathasahitya’ at Governement Degree College, Kamalpur, Dhalai Department of Bengali, Governement Degree College, Kamalpur, Dhalai, 5th and 6th April, 2016
5 Socio-political activities of student and youths of Tripura before 1945 AD 37th annual conference of North East India History Association Sikkim Government College, Tadong, 10-12 Nov, 2016
6 Invited lecture titled Tripura since 1947: Society, Polity and Economy North East India since 1947: Society, Polity and Economy with special reference to Tripura OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, ESSOT and Department of Business management, TU, January 22-23, 2017
7 Bipin Chandra Pal, The son of Surma Valley and His Idea of Federal Empire 38th annual conference of North East India History Association D.K. Girls’ College, Mirza, Guwahati, Assam, 2-4 october,2017
8 Role of Left Student Organisations in the Social Movements in Post-merger Tripura (till 1978 A.D) 39th annual conference of North East India History Association Synod College, Shillong, 1-3 November, 2018
9 Invited Lecture on Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the Present Millenium MBB University and held at Durbar Hall of old Raj Bhavan, 15th November, 2018
10 Invited lecture on Induction Training of Faculty Programme 30 day long Induction Training of Faculty Programme Faculty Development Centre, Tripura University,1-30 November,2017
11 Invited lecture on Induction Training of Faculty Programme 30 day long Induction Training of Faculty Programme Faculty Development Centre, Tripura University,04 September-03 October,2018
12 Studying Cultural History of Princely Tripura: Trends and Prospects National Seminar on Cultural Studies in North East India: Prospects and Challenges Department of History, Tripura University, 24-26 January, 2019
13 Invited lecture on Economic Thought of Mahatma Gandhi Government Degree College, Khumulwng on 1st October, 2019
14 Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar: Looking Beyond the Narrow Visions of Historical Understanding National Seminar on Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and His Contemporaries Department of Public Administration, MBB University sponsored by MAKAIAS, 09th -10th January, 2020
15 invited online lecture on Studying Disaster in History Department of History, Women’s College, Agartala, on 1/7/2020
16 Maharaja Birchandra Manikya: An assessment in historiography International Web Conference on Advance Research in Science, Humanities and Social Science MBB University, 09th- 10th July, 2020
17 The Quiet Historian: Prof. Dipak Kumar Chaudhuri and His World of History Inaugural Prof. Dipak Kumar Chaudhuru Memorial Online Lecture Holy Cross College, Agartala, 26th August, 2020
18 Floods and Nationalist Politics in British Assam Lecture delivered online in the FDP on New Perspectives on the History of North East India Department of History and Distance Education, RGU, Arunachal Pradesh, 02nd-06th November, 2020
19 Invited lecture on Social and Political Changes in Princely Tripura: From Birchandra Manikya to Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Reserve Bank of India, Agartala, 15th January, 2021
20 Environmental History in North East India Online lecture delivered at the Short Term Course on Disaster Management Human Resource Development Centre, NBU, 15th March, 2021
21 Partition, Integration and Tripura One day international webinar on Partition in the Limelight of History and Literature Department of History, Rampurhat College, 20th July, 2021

Membership of Academic Organisations/bodies

Sl.No Academic organisation Type of membership
1 North East India History Association Life Member
2 Tripura Historical Society Life Member

Research Supervisions (Scholar's Name, Topic and Status):

Sl.No Name of the Scholar Topic Status
1 Deepayan Chakraborty State Formation and Evolution of Polity: Kingdom of Tripura (C. 15th to 18th centuries C.E) Awarded, 2021
2 Astamika Sinha Life and Times of a Nationalist: Bipin Chandra Pal and Indian National Movement (1886-1932) Awarded, 2021
3 Sajal Nama Impact of Partition on Tripura (1947-1971) ON GOING

Publications (2011 onwards)

Sl.No Title of the Paper Name of the Journal/Book ISSN / ISBN, if any Whether peer reviewed. Write YES / NO Write Impact factor, if any
1 Trembling Earth and Overflowing Rivers: the Earthquake of 1897, Floods and the Colonial State in Assam, pp.317-328 32nd session of NEIHA,2011 Proceedings of North East India History Association ISSN 2349-753X Yes
2 Competing Interpretations: Explaining the Causes of Floods in the Surma-Barak Valley of Colonial Assam, pp. 35-46 Vol.LIV,No.3,2012 Journal of the Asiatic Society ISSN 03683308 Yes
3 Brahmaputra Valley in the Nineteenth Century: Colonial State, Embankments and Floods, pp. 59-66, Vol.7, March 2014 Karatoya: North Bengal University Journal of History ISSN 22294880 Yes
4 ‘Floods in Cachar in the Nineteenth Century and Official Response: A case study of the Flood of 1883’, pp. 22-27 Aitihya The Heritage, VOl-VIII, Issue-I, 2017 ISSN: 2229-5399 Yes
5 ‘When the “Deluge” Happened: The Flood of 1929 in the Surma- Barak valley of Colonial Assam’, pp. pp. 379-398 Historical Disaster Experiences Towards a Comparative and Transcultural History of Disasters Across Asia and Europe by Gerrit Jasper Schenk (ed.) (Springer Publications, 2017) ISBN: 978-3-319-49162-2 Yes
6 ‘ Encountering Floods: Colonial State and the Flood of 1916 in the Surma-Barak Valley of Assam’, pp. 305-321 Sajal Nag (ed.) Playing With Nature History and Politics of Environment in North East India (Routledge and Manohar, 2017), ISBN: 978-93-5098-135-1 Yes
7 ‘State Politics in Tripura: A synoptic View’, pp. 759-778 Himanshu Roy, M.P. Singh, A.P.S. Chouhan (eds.) State Politics in India (New Delhi: Primus, 2017) ISBN: 978-93-86552-02-0 Yes
8 ‘Embankments and the Nationalists: Views from the Brahmaputra valley in the Early Twentieth Century’, pp. 291-298 Sajal Nag and Ishrat Alam (eds.), Blending Nation and Region Essays in honour of late Professor Amalendu Guha ( New Delhi: Primus, 2018) ISBN: 978-93-886552-73-0 Yes
9 ‘Tribal Students and their activities for spreading education in 1940s Tripura’ pp. 103-110 Abhijit Chanda (ed.) Educating Tribal Children with special reference to Tripura ( Agartala, Tribal Research and Cultural Institute, Government of Tripura, 2017) ISBN: 978-93-86707-01-7 Yes

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