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Faculty Member

Md. Sirajul Islam


Areas of Specialisation




Comparative Religion

Date of Birth 17th January 1961
Year Degree College/University
1983 B.A(Honours) Kandi Raj College ( University of Calcutta)
1985 B.Ed. Union Christian Training College, University Of Calcutta
1987 M.A. ( Philosophy) Visva Bharati
1994 Ph.D Visva Bharati
1991-94 Diploma in Arabic,Persian and Urdu Visva Bharati
Research Projects, Papers and Books

Research Projects
Pursuing post Doctoral Research on Hindu Muslim Concord and Discord: An Interplay of the Philosophical Interpretations of Hindu -Muslim Thinkers, Project Granted by The Asiatic Society, Kolkata Paper Published:
Sufism as a Movement of Global Humanism, Proceedings of the Platinnum Jubilee Volume of the Indian Philosophical Congress New Delhi, 2000
Civil society in the Islamic Countries: An Apprisal, Journal of the Dept. of Philosophy , Dept. of Philosophy and Religion,Visva Bharati , 2002
Kirmaniya Sufi Mysticism and a mens of Social Solidarity,proceedings of the 18 Quinoquinal International Association of the History of Religion ( IAHR)Conference,Durban south Africa,2000 and many othersarticles have been published in Bengali as well as in English.
Islam -o-Vijnaner Vivartan (Tr. In Bengali), published from Mullick Brothers, Kolkata,1999
Sufism and Bhakti: A Comparative Study, published from East End Publication,Kolkata,2002
Raja Rammohan Roy and Islam ( in press)
On Bengali Rhymes ( Chhara), East End Publication, Kolkata, 2003

Teaching Experience
8+ years in Visva-Bharati
Other Co-curricular Interests
Games ,sports,N.C.C.,N.S.S., writings of poems and rhymes
Any other information
Visited U.S.A., South Africa, Singapore, Thailand , Bangladesh and delivered lectures in the various universities of that countries
Organized Refresher courses and seminars in the university,
Enjoyed Fellowships: Nizam Research Fellowship of Hydrabad,India
Enjoyed I.C.P.R. Research Fellowship on New Delhi,India,
Worked as Visiting Research Professor at the Catholic University of America,U.S.A.,1997,
Hold many Administrative posts at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
Attended Various Seminars and Conferences in India and abroad.