* Literary and cultural history of colonial Bengal
* Contemporary literary and cultural theory with focus on post-theoretical developments
* Contemporary popular culture with focus on the technologized mass media as well as folk cultural forms
* Western philosophy, especially from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century, and its implications on ideological and cultural production
* Classical Indian philosophy and resultant literary and aesthetic theories
* The theory and practice of Translation and Comparative literature
- Visiting Professor, at the ILCEA4 (Institut des Langues et Cultures d'Europe, Amérique, Afrique, Asie et Australie), Université Grenoble Alpes, France, September - December 2021
- Research Stay, at the Siebold Collegium Institute of Advanced Studies, Julius Maximillians Universität, Würzburg, Germany, May-June 2019
- Teaching and Research Stay, under the University Grants Commission (UGC) - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) - Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education Programme (IGP) , Julius Maximillians Universität, Würzburg, Germany, May-June 2018
- Secondment at the Faculty of Polish Studies, Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, under the Marie Curie International Research Exchange Scheme Project “SPeCTReSS” (Social Performances of Cultural Trauma and the Rebuilding of Solid Sovereignties), funded by the European Union, November 2017 - January 2018
- Visiting Professor, under the UGC-DAAD-IGP, Julius Maximillians Universität, Würzburg, Germany, May-June 2017
- Visiting Professor, under the UGC-DAAD- Project-based Personnel Exchange Programme (PPP), Georg August Universität, Göttingen, Germany, June-July 2016
- Visiting Fellow, UGC-SAP CAS-II, Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University, March 2016
- Visiting Professor, under the UGC-DAAD-PPP, Georg August Universität, Göttingen, Germany, June 2015
- Visiting Professor, under the ‘A New Passage to India’ Programme, Julius Maximillians Universität, Würzburg, Germany, April 2015
- Visiting Professor, Georg August Universität, Göttingen, Germany, November 2013
- Visiting Professor, Grinnell College, Iowa, USA, October-November 2012
- Visiting Professor, University of Bergamo, Italy, November 2011
- Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, September, 2010
- Invited to inaugurate a new auditorium (Auditorio IACS II), and delivered the inaugural address ‘Culture Studies at the Crossroads: A Case for South-South Conversations’, at the Instituto de Arte e Comunicação Sociale (ICAS), Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 20, 2014
- A Session held in my honour at the 7th Neuro-Humanities Colloquium on ‘Neuro-Ethic, Neuro-Aesthetic and Neuro-Complexity’, at the Ibero-American University, Mexico City, March 20-21, 2012 (Session on ‘Videos on Neuro-Humanities by Students of Design, Architecture and Communication, Ibero-American University and National Autonomous University of Mexico, in Recognition of Saugata Bhaduri’, March 21, 2012)
- Associateship, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, for pursuing a research project, ‘The Body in the Mind-Matter Dialectic: A Comparative Study of Modes of Ontological Tripartition’, 2002-2005
- Junior Research Fellowship, UGC, July 1995, for pursuing doctoral research, ‘Hierarchies and the Dialectics of Discourse: A Study in Theory around Michel Foucault’
- Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Award, 1995, for ranking first in M.A. (English) in the university with a High First Class (A+) and a record grade point of 8.81 on a scale of 9
- H.C. Sarkar Memorial Award, 1993, for ranking first in B.A. (English Hons.) in St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta, with a first division in aggregate
- Partner (with MaryAnn Snyder-Körber, University of Würzburg, Germany, as Principal Investigator), ‘WueGlobal – Writing, Learning, Digital Connection’, a research project under the International Virtual Collaborations (IVAC) scheme of the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), 2020-2021, ongoing
- Co-Investigator (with Marie Mianowski, Université Grenoble Alpes, France, as Principal Investigator), HOMES (‘Hosts, Migrations, Exchange Stories’), a research project under the IDEX (Initiative D’Excellence) Scheme, Université Grenoble Alpes, France, 2019-2020.
- Principal Investigator (along with Isabel Karremann, University of Würzburg, Germany), ‘Literature in a Globalized World: Creative and Critical Perspectives’, a research project under the UGC-DAAD Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education Programme (IGP), 2016-2020.
- Collaborator (with Astrid Ensslin, University of Alberta, Canada, as Principal Investigator, and Prof. Charles A. Baldwin, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, and Dr. Alice Bell, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, as Collaborators), ‘Digital Narratives around the World’, research project funded by Kule Dialog Grants, Kule Institute for Advanced Study, University of Alberta, Canada, 2016-2017.
- Project Leader (along with Barbara Schaff, University of Göttingen, Germany), ‘Polycoloniality in India: Cultural Transactions with Europe from Early Modernity to the 19th Century’, a research project under the UGC-DAAD Project-based Personnel exchange Programme (PPP), 2014-2016.
- Partner (along with Charles A. Baldwin, West Virginia University, USA and Astrid Ensslin, Bangor University, UK), ‘Computer Gaming across Cultures’, a research project funded by UKIERI UK-US-India Trilateral Research in Partnership, 2012-2014.
- Member, Core Group (along with Richard F. Allen & Suman Gupta, Open University, London; Makarand Paranjape & GJV Prasad, JNU; Harish Trivedi, Tapan K. Basu, & Subarno Chattarji, University of Delhi; and M. Asaduddin & Anuradha Ghosh, Jamia Millia Islamia), ‘Prospects for English Studies: India and Britain Compared’, a research project funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK, at the Open University, London, UK, 2011-2014.
- Partner (along with Neelam Srivastava & Baidik Bhattacharya, Newcastle University, Francesca Orsini, SOAS, Malashri Lal & Udaya Kumar, University of Delhi, and GJV Prasad, JNU), ‘Research Network in Postcolonial Translation: The Case of South Asia’, a research network funded by the Leverhulme Foundation at the Newcastle University, UK, 2008-2011.
- Subject Expert, Selection Committee, promotion from Associate Professor to Professor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University, Gopalganj, Bangladesh, April 2017.
- Joint Supervisor, PhD thesis, Ms. Maëlle Jeanniard du Dot, ‘«At the boundaries of any event»: l'exploration de l'événement dans les œuvres de Mohsin Hamid, Nadeem Aslam et Hari Kunzru’, confirmed at Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France, w.e.f. August 2017, work in progress (Joint Supervisor with Prof. Marie Mianowski, UGA Grenoble)
- Advisor, Independent Study Project, Mr. Parker Eudy, Rice University, Houston TX, USA, ‘Listening to Kabir: Pluralism, Paradox and the Kabir Panth’, under the ‘India: National Identity and the Arts Programme’, School of International Training, Brattleboro VT, USA, 2012.
- Examiner, PhD thesis, Mr. Suk Joo Sohn, ‘Strategic Transgressions and Agency in Postcolonial Indian Literature in English: Rohinton Mistry, Arundhati Roy, and Salman Rushdie’, University of Sydney, Australia, 2013.
- Examiner, PhD thesis, Mr. Md. Mominul Islam, ‘Between History and Identity: Reading Amitav Ghosh and Orhan Pamuk’ by Md. Mominul Islam, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2015.
- Conducted academic visits, upon invitation, to many countries – Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, USA, etc. – on multiple occasions, for meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.
* Polycoloniality: European Transactions with Bengal from the 13th Century to the 19th Century, New Delhi, London, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2020 [ISBN: (hardback) 9789388271417; (e-book) 9789388271424]
* ‘Polycolonial Angst: Representations of Spain in Early Modern English Drama’, in Joachim Küpper and Leonie Pawlita (eds.), Theatre Cultures within Globalising Empires: Looking at Early Modern England and Spain, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018, pp. 150-59, 2018. [ISBN: 978-3-11-053687-4]
* ‘Gaming’, in Benjamin Peters (ed.), Digital Keywords: A Vocabulary of Information Society and Culture, Princeton NJ & Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016, pp. 140-48. [ISBN: 9780691167336]
* ‘The Yayati Complex: A contra-oedipal take on myth and the unconscious’, in Leon Burnett, Sanja Bahun and Roderick Main (eds.), Myth, Literature, and the Unconscious, London: Karnac Books, 2013, pp. 39-57. [ISBN: 978-1-78220-0-024]
* ‘Colonial Contact, Translation, and the Case of Modern Bengali’, in Claire Joubert (ed.), “Le Texte étranger (3). Travaux 2008-2011”, Travaux et documents, No. 55, Vincennes à Saint-Denis: Université Paris 8, 2012, pp. 119-28. [ISBN: 978-2-911860-55-1]
* Saugata Bhaduri and Indrani Mukherjee (eds.), Transcultural Negotiations of Gender: Studies in (Be)Longing, New Delhi, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, New York, London: Springer, 2015. [ISBN: 978-81-322-2436-5]
* Saugata Bhaduri and Simi Malhotra (eds.), Literary Theory: An Introductory Reader, London, New York, New Delhi: Anthem Press, 2010. [ISBN: 978-93-80601-05-2]
* Saugata Bhaduri (ed.), Translating Power, New Delhi: Katha, 2008. [ISBN: 978-81-89934-24-8]