Faculty Profile


Name : Mridula  Mukherjee
Designation : Retired Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for Historical Studies
School of Social Sciences
Room No : 212
Off. Phone : 26704456
Residence : 26742850
Email : mridula@mail.jnu.ac.in   mriduladitya@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in



Areas of Interest/Specialization

Agraraian History, Peasant Movements and the Indian National Movement, Gandhi 


Joined as faculty in JNU in 1971 

Awards & Honours

Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi. 2006-2011
Editor of the Series, ‘Sage Series in Modern Indian History’ published by SAGE publications. (Thirteen monographs already published in the series)
Editor, Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru, (Volume 44 in progress)
Chairperson, Centre for Historical Studies, JNU, New Delhi 2003-05
President of the Indian History Congress for Modern India, 2010-11
Visiting Scholar at Duke University, North Carolina, U.S.A., Spring 1986
Visiting Scholar 1999-2000, and Spring 1996 at University of Tokyo, Japan
Visiting fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, Lancaster, UK, October, 2007.
Fellow, Nantes Institute for Advanced Study, France, April-July 2010  

International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. India's Struggle for Independence, Viking, 1988, Penguin, 1989 (co-author), 50th reprint in 2011, translated into five other languages.

2. India Since Independence, Penguin, 2008, (Co-author). Revised and enlarged edition of India After Independence, 1947 – 2000, Viking, 1999, Penguin, 2000 (co-author), 12th reprint in 2007, translated into three other languages.

3. Peasants in India’s Non-violent Revolution, Practice and Theory, Sage Publications, 2004.

4. Colonialising Agriculture: The Myth of Punjab Exceptionalism, Sage Publications, 2006.

5. RSS, School Texts and The Murder of Mahatma Gandhi: The Hindu Communal Project, Sage, 2008, (co-author). 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)


Patents (if any)