Dr. Basanta Kumar Mallik

Dr. Basanta Kumar Mallik
Name: Dr. Basanta Kumar Mallik
Designation: Professor & Head
Phone No.: +91 94374-98661
E-mail ID: basantakmallik(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Social Movements in India
  • Historical Theories
  • Research Methodology
  • History of Environment
  • Ambedkar Studies Human Right Issues

Guidance :

  • MPhil Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeTopic of MPhil ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  • PhD Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeRegistration NoName of the Co-guide if anyFellowship received if any during researchTopic of PhD ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)


Journal Publications :

  • International Publications:
  • National Publications:
  • Ambedkar on Indian Society and Politics, Mainstream, XXII, No.33, New Delhi, April 14, 1984.
    Ambedkar on Economy and Planning, Mainstream, XXIII, No.33, April 13, 1985.
  • Ambedkar on Women’s Progress, Mainstream, XXV, No.30, April 11, 1985.
    Marx and Ambedkar-A Comparative Study, Mainstream, XXVI, No.28, April 13, 1988.
  • Ambedkar on Constitution and National Integration, Mainstream, XXVII, No.29, April 15, 1989.
  • Ambedkar and his Movement for Social Equality, Mainstream, XXIX, No.25, April 13, 1991.
  • Ambedkar as a Builder of Modern India, Mainstream, XXX, No.25, April 1, 1992.
  • Ambedkar and Buddhism, The Fourth World, 12, October 2000, Pp.61-69.
  • Making the Regional Identity: Oriya Mahabharata as a Marker in Time, The Fourth World, 14, October 2001, Pp.20-32.
  • Education and Identity: Some Issues on Social Development of Dalits, Mainstream Vol XXXVI, No.18, New Delhi, April 25, 1998.
  • Cultural and Social Radicalism in Medieval Orissa, Economic and Political Weekly, XLVI,No 17,April 23,2011
  • The Agricultural Technology in Medieval Orissa, Orissa Historical Research Journal
    (OHRJ), Vol. XXXII, NO.1 & 2,1986, pp.126-147.
  • Orissa and the British East India Company during 17th and 18th Centuries, OHRJ,
  • Vol. XXXll, Nos.3 & 4,1987, pp.97-110.
  • Some Aspects of Social Protest and Reform in Medieval Orissa, OHRJ, Vol. XXXIV,
  • Nos. 3 & 4, 1989, pp.139-164.
  • The Theory of Nurjahan Junta-A critical Appreciation, Research Bulletin, Vol. VII, S.C.S College, Puri, 1989.
  • Trade and Transmissions in Early South Asia, Utkal Historical Research Journal

(UHRJ), Bhubaneswar, Vol VIII, 1997.

  • Responsibility of Sri Chaitanya for the Decline of Medieval Orissa- An Examination, UHRJ, Bhubaneswar, Vol. IX, 1998.
  • Social History: An Approach to the Inter-disciplinary Co-operation, Studies in History and Culture, Vol V, Nos. 1 & 2, March-September, 1997, pp.13-20.
  • Culture and Economy of Temples of South India (cAD 900-1565), UHRJ, X, Bhubaneswar, 1998.
  • Ambedkar, Gandhi and the Social Perspectives of lndian Nationalism, UHRJ, XI, Bhubaneswar, 1998.
  • Agrarian Unrest in the Mughal North India during 17th Century, UHRJ, Vol. XVI, 2003, pp.31-39.
  • The Pre-European Maritime Trade of India – An Overview, UHRJ, Vol. XVII, 2004, pp.59-66.
  • Making the Indian Nation: Contribution of Dr. Babasaheb B. R. Ambedkar, UHRJ, Vol. XVIII, 2005, pp.111-120.
  • Ambedkar and the New Social Order, The Political Science, II, 2007, pp. 16-21.
  • Sarala Dasa’s Perception of Orissa History, The Journal of Orissan History, Vol. XXII, December, 2009, Pp. 167-171(ISSN: 2277-5560)
  • Cultural and Social Radicalism in Medieval Odisha, Economic and Political Weekly, April 23, 2011; Vol. XLVI, No. 17 pp. 52-59.
  • Intellectual Radicalism in Nineteenth Century Odisha, Journal of Odishan History, Vol. XXVIII, December 2015, pp. 20-28 (ISSN: 2277-5560).
  • The Ranapur Rajavamsavali, Utkal Historical Research Journal, Vol No. XXVII, 2014. (Co-authored with Prof. Hermann Kulke, Germany)
  • The Cult of Jagannatha, Secularism and the Egalitarian Order: A Critical Appraisal, Utkal Historical Research Journal, Vol No. XXVIII, 2015.
  • From Dissent to Devotion: A Study on the Life and Contribution of Bhaktakavi Dasia, Utkal Historical Research Journal, Vol No. XXIX, 2016.
  • Review Articles(State Level Publications):

Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):

  • Presented/Published in proceedings:
  • Society and Literature in Medieval Orissa (cAD 1450-1500), Proceedings of the Orissa History Congress, XXI Session, PG Department of History, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, 1996.
  • Concept of Social Justice: With reference to Dr. Babasaheb B. R. Ambedkar, Proceedings of Indian History Congress, (PIHC), 57th Session, University of Madras, Chennai, 1996.
  • Protest and Dissent in Medieval Orissa: With reference to Saint-Poet Achyutananda Dasa, PIHC, 58th Session, Bangalore University, Bangalore, 1997.
  • People’s Language and Literature: A Study on Sarala Mahabharata of Orissa (cAD 1450-1500), in PIHC, Kolkata Session, 2002.
  • Emergence of the Sudra to Subaltern consciousness in Medieval Orissa, Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, Delhi Session, 2007.
  • Edited Books :
  • Medieval Orissa: Literature, Society, Economy, Mayur Publications, Bhubaneswar, 1996.
    Paradigms of Dissent and Protest: Social Movements in Eastern India (circa 1400- 1700 AD), Manohar Publisher & Distributor, New Delhi, 2004.
  • Text Books:
  • India: Since Early Times to 800 AD (evolution of Ancient society) IGNOU, Bhubaneswr, 2007. (Translated and Edited)
  • India: since early times to 800 AD (State Systems, society and economy) IGNOU, Bhubaneswar, 2007. (Translated and Edited)
  • Social Science 1. National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, 2008. (Translated and Edited)
  • Social Science 2. National Institute of Open Schooling, Noida, 2008. (Translated and Edited)
  • Odisha Itihasa, Aama Odisha, Bhubaneswr, 1st Edn. 2011, 2014.
  • Edited Books:
  • Eastern India: Essays in History, Society and Culture, Mayur Publications, Bhubaneswar, 2004.
  • Dominance and Resistance in Indian History: with special reference to Odisha, DRS in History, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 2007.
  • History, Culture and Economy, PG Department of History, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 2000, Co-editor.
  • Sampradnyikata O Jatibad, Gabesana Chakra, Bhubaneswar,
  • Bhimrao, PageMaker, Bhubaneswar, 2013
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  • Workshops:
  • Seminars:
  • “National Seminar on Dalit Heritage”, held on April 9-10, 1988 at the Youth Hostel, Puri (Odisha).
  • “National Seminar on Society, Culture and Polity in Pre-Colonial Eastern India”, held on March 24-25, 1999 at PG Dept. of History (SAP), Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.
  • ‘Oriya Identity : Origin, Problems and Prospects’ at the PG Department of History, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, on February 21-22, 2004.
  • Local Secretary of the Orissa History Congress (26th Annual Session), held on November 6-7, 2004 at the Utkal University campus, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.
  • Course Coordinator of the sixth Refresher Course in History on ‘The New Trends on History and Culture of Eastern India’, during 10-31 March, 2005.
  • Course Coordinator of the seventh Refresher Course in History on ‘New Trends in Indian Historiography’, during 3-23 December, 2005, in Utkal University.
  • Course Coordinator of the Orientation Course Programme from 11th January 2006 to 7th February 2006 for the young college-teachers in from 11th January 2006 to 7th February 2006 the Academic Staff College, Utkal University.
  • National Seminar on Dominance and Resistance in Indian History: with special reference to Orissa on 17-18 March 2007, PG Dept. of History, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.
  • National Seminar on ?Ambedkar and the Nation Building in India? 6-7 December, 2008
  • National Seminar ?Democratic Governance and the Subaltern Leadership in India, 27-28 March, 2010 (Seminar Director)
  • National Seminar on ?Re-Reading the Oriya Lakshmi Puran,? 17th August, 2010
  • National Seminar on Dr, Ambedkar?s Vision and Mission: The Issues and Challenges? (4-5 Feb.2012)
    Workshop on ?Social Justice and the Weaker Sections: The Problems and Prospects? (30.01.2012 to 12.02.2012: Two Weeks)
    Research Methodology Workshop on Educational Status of the Scheduled Castes and Tribes in Eastern India. ICSSR Sponsored, held at Utkal University on 3-5 January 2013.
  • ‘Parija Pencil’, a literary award from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, in 1981.
  • ‘Ambedkar Centenary Award from Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Academy, Delhi in 1991.
  • Received ICHR Fellowship for pursuing M. Phil and UGC Teacher Fellowship for Ph. D in JNU, New Delhi (1990-1992)
  • ‘Best Essayist Award’ from National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar for the year 2004. e) Honored by Nalco Corporate SC/ST Employees Welfare Association on April 14, 2001.
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