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Department of  HISTORY



Md. Ashfaque Julfikar Assistant Professor / HISTORY

Email : ashfaque.hist@aliah.ac.in

Address : Department of History, 6th Floor, Park Circus Campus, Aliah University, 17, Gorachand Road, Kolkata-700014, West Bengal, India.

Phone : 7417006409

Joined : 18th July 2019

Md. Ashfaque Julfikar is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of History, Aliah University. He is also pursuing his PhD from Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University. He has done B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. in History from AMU, Aligarh. He has qualified UGC-NET thrice in (June, 2014, January, 2017 & November, 2017) and WBCSC-SET (2015). He was also awarded UGC: Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) and ICHR: Study-cum-Travel Grant during his PhD. His area of specialization and interest is Medieval Indian History, History of the Delhi Sultanate, History of the Mughal Empire. 

Education

Ph.D in History, Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, (November, 2015- Pursuing). 

M.A. in History, Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, 2015. 

B.A. (Hons.) in History, Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, 2013. 

Higher Secondary (12th) from Birbhum Zilla School, W.B.C.H.S.E., 2010. 

Secondary Education (10th) from Suri Netaji Vidyabhaban, W.B.B.S.E., 2008. 

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Aliah University, Kolkata, (18/07/2019 to till date). 

Two (2) Years of Teaching Experience as Research Scholar (Ph.D), Taught the Papers: IMB-199: Indian National Movement (1857-1919) IMB-299: Indian National Movement (1919-1947), for the Academic Session 2016-2017 & 2017-2018 at the Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, AMU, Aligarh. 

Industrial Experience

Administrative Responsibilites held: 

1. Member, Committee for Smart Class Room, Aliah University, 2019. 

2. Member, Committee for West Bengal Health Scheme (WBHS), Aliah University, 2020. 

Field of Specialization

Medieval Indian History, Political and Military History of the Delhi Sultanate, History of the Mughal Empire. 

Courses Taught/Teaching

UG & PG Courses: 

1. HS-202 History of India V (c. 1526-1605) 

2. HS-232 History of Modern Europe from 1789 to 1919

3. HS-234 History of Contemporary World from 1919 to 1991 

4. HS-235 History of Indian Freedom Struggle and Aftermath of Independence from 1885-1964 

5. HS-303 History of India VI (c. 1750-1857) 

6. HSTUGGE01 History of India (From Earliest times to 300 AD) 

7. HSTUGGE02 History of India (300 AD to 1206 AD) 

8. HSTUGGE03 History of India (From 1206 to 1707 AD) 

9. HSTUGGE04 History of India (From 1707 to 1950 AD) 

10. HSTUGCC08 History of India -V (1526-1605 AD) 

11. HSTUGCC09 History of India III (1526-1757 AD) 

12. HS-403 Islam in the Indian Sub-Continent (711-1526) 

13. HS-405 Islam in the Indian Sub-Continent (1526-1857) 

14. HS-408 International Relations since World War II 

15. HS-503 Emergence of Nationalism and India's Struggle for Independence (1857-1905) 

16. HS-510 Military Organization, Strategies, Firearms and Forts in the Islamic World up to the Eighteenth Century 

 

Research Area

Political and Military History of the Delhi Sultanate, Military and Diplomatic History of the Lodi Empire. 

Experience

Key Achievements: 

1. Qualified UGC: National Eligiblity Test (NET) for Assistant Professor, Thrice on 29/06/2014, 22/01/2017 & 05/11/2017. 

2. Qualified WBCSC: State Eligiblity Test (SET) for Assistant Professor & Librarian, 06/12/2015. 

3. Qualified West Bengal Education Service (WBES) for Assistant Professor in History, conducted by West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC), 01/07/2019. 

4. Qualified West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC), for Assistant Professor in History, 17/07/2019. 

Library/Archive & Museum Visited: 

1. Rampur Raza Library, Rampur, U.P., (27.09.2018 to 30.09.2018). 

2. U.P. State Archives, Lucknow, ( 20.11.2018 to 21.11.2018).

3. National Library of India, Kolkata, (04.01.2019 to 09.01.2019). 

4. The Asiatic Society, Kolkata, (27.03.2019 to 28.03.2019). 

5. Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad, (05.10.2019 to 07.10.2019).

6. Telangana State Archives & Research Institute, Hyderabad, (09.10.2019).

7. Oriental Manuscripts Library & Research Institute, Hyderabad, (10.10.2019 to 11.10.2019). 

8. National Archives of India, New Delhi, (29.10.2019 to 01.11.2019).

 

Conference Papers Published

1. Presented a research paper on the topic Legacy and Significance of the Lodi Period in the History of Medieval India, International Conference on Envisioning Our Common Future, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-23 December, 2016.

2. Presented a research paper on the topic The Lodi Sultans and the Sharqis of Jaunpur: Centre-State Relations, National Seminar on Centre, Provinces and Regional States in Medieval India (1206-1707), Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, AMU, Aligarh, 20-21 March, 2017. 

3. Presented a research paper on the topic Role of the Royal Women in South Asia: A Case of 15th Century North Indian Politics, Fifth South Asian History Conference, Department of History, Punjabi University, Patiala, 10-12 November, 2017. 

4. Presented a research paper on the topic Conflict and Concordance: A Case Study of Lodis of Delhi and Sharqis of Jaunpur, 29th Session of U.P. History Congress, Department of History & Archaeology, Dr. Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University, Lucknow, 17-18 November, 2018. 

Journal Papers Published

1. Conflict and Concordance: A Case Study of Lodis of Delhi and Sharqis of Jaunpur, International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research (UGC Approved Journal No. 63200), Vol. IV, Issue: 02, February 2019, pp. 1417-1430, ISSN 2455-8834. 

2. Role of the Royal Women in North Indian Politics during 15th Century: With Special Reference to the Lodi and Sharqi Sultanate, ATEET, A Journal of History and Archaeology (Peer Reviewed Journal), No. 1&2, Vol. VIII, Jan.-Dec. 2019, Aligarh, pp. 11-25, ISSN 2249-1252. 

Books Published

Chapter in Edited Books: 

1. Legacy and Significance of the Lodi Period in the History of Medieval India, Itihas O Sahityo Probondhomala-3, A Collection of Peer Reviewed Research Articles, Vol. 3, September 2019, Kolkata, pp. 88-92, ISBN 978-81-939021-5-8. 

Awards

Fellowship & Research Grant Awarded

1. UGC National Scholarship ( Specializing in Medieval Indian History), 2013-2015 in M.A

2. UGC Non-NET Fellowship (23/11/2015 to 31/03/2017) 

3. UGC Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF-JRF & SRF) (01/04/2017 to 17/07/2019) 

4. Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR),  New Delhi, Study cum Travel Grant , Rs. 40,000 Only, on 12/11/2018 

Membership Of Learned Societies

1. Annual Member, U.P. History Congress. 

2. Member, Board of Studies, Department of History, Aliah University. 

Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized

Summer Course/Refresher/Workshop/Lecture Series Participated: 

1. Aligarh Summer University Course on The Indian National Movement, Organized by Aligarh Historians Society and Professor Irfan Habib, Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 31.10.2011 to 03.11.2011. 

2. Viqar Memorial Lecture on Potential Development: Prelude to a Great Carrer, by Major General (Retd.) G.G. Dwivedi, Viqar-ul-Mulk Hall, AMU, Aligarh, 24th March, 2014. 

3. Workshop on Research Methodology,  Organized by Sir Syed Hall (North), AMU, Aligarh, 12th March, 2016. 

4. Refresher Cource in Medieval Persian, Organized by Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, AMU, Aligarh, 11.03.2016 to 31.03.2016. 

5. The Quran Evening Lecture Series, Organized by K.A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, AMU, Aligarh, 26.11.2018 to 12.12.2018. 

Other Notable Activities

Extra-Curriculum Activities: 

1. Volunteer & Organizer, Sir Syed Day Function, V.M. HALL, AMU, Aligarh, 2012. 

2. Team Leader of Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, AMU on Uddharak: Energy Conservation Initiative, a joint project of AMU and Uddharak, for the Academic Session 2013-2014. 

3. Volunteer & Organizing Committee Member, National Seminar on Exploring Medieval India Through Persian Sources, Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, AMU, Aligarh, 20-22 February, 2017. 

4. Volunteer & Organizing Committee Member, National Seminar on Centre, Provinces and Regional States in Medieval India (1206-1707), Centre of Advance Study, Department of History, AMU, Aligarh, 20-21 March, 2017. 



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