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  • Bringing the N-E into focus

    Bringing the N-E into focus

    North-east studies have been accorded priority in the programmes of the Asiatic Society

    January 21, 2019
  • Asiatic Society and the North-east

    Asiatic Society and the North-east

    On 31 March, the Asiatic Society organised a colloquium in Kolkata on the status and progress of the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution in the North-east.  And, though it was quite in keeping with the broad charter laid down by Sir William Jones at the time of its foundation in 1788 that “whatever is …

    April 15, 2018
  • Asiatic Society starts digitisation of manuscripts, books

    Asiatic Society starts digitisation of manuscripts, books

    To keep pace with time, the 233-year-old Asiatic Society here has started digitisation of its over 50,000 manuscripts and more than a lakh journals and publications. The digitisation exercise, which started in December, last year, would be completed in three phases, Asiatic Society general secretary Dr Satyabrata Chakrabarti said. Dr Chakrabarti said, "In the first …

    May 2, 2017
  • Newer perspectives

    Newer perspectives

    A few of those who walk through Kolkata’s Park Street and its intersection with Chowringhee and Russell Street might be aware that the work done at three premises in this area shaped the history of South, and also a good part of South-east Asia. They are, chronologically, the old Survey of India building, an organisation, established …

    March 5, 2017
  • A silent pioneer

    A silent pioneer

    Rightly has it been said that the founding fathers of the Asiatic Society were responsible for the rediscovery of India and her past. 

    November 9, 2016
  • A silent pioneer

    A silent pioneer

    Rightly has it been said that the founding fathers of the Asiatic Society were responsible for the rediscovery of India and her past. 

    November 9, 2016
  • Archival treasures

    Archival treasures

    Time seems to stand still at an exhibition on the history and contributions of the Asiatic Society, Kolkata.

    November 3, 2016