Date: 3rd August 2023 (Thursday)
Time: 10.30 am - 4.00 pm
Venue: Nehru Conference Hall

The Library of the French Institute of Pondicherry will organize a writing workshop for its researchers and students to help navigate the terrain of academic publishing, especially in journals. Prof. Pratik Chakrabarti, the Cullen Chair for HIstory and Medicine at the University of Houston will be the resource person who will conduct the workshop with the participants. Pratik is not only a reputed scholar, with many books and articles to his credit, he has also served as an editor for an international journal for several years. Pratik firmly believes that there is nothing like a writers' block and is committed to train students and scholars.

The one day workshop will be held at the French Institute of Pondicherry on the 3rd of August 2023.

Pratik Chakrabarti is the National Endowment for the Humanities Cullen Chair in History & Medicine at the University of Houston, Texas, USA. Pratik received his PhD from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Before coming to the University of Houston, Pratik was the Chair in History of Science and Medicine, at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), University of Manchester. He was also the Director of Center for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Pratik is a UK REF 2021 Panel Member (History), the quinquennial review of university research outputs in the United Kingdom. From 2010 to 2018 he was one of the editors of the leading peer-reviewed journal, Social History of Medicine, published by Oxford University Press.

For more details see his website

For further information, please get in touch with the Library