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Somnath Ghosal
  Fellow in Geography
PhD, University of Nottingham, U.K.
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
R–1, Baishnabghata Patuli Township, Kolkata – 700 094, India

Tel : +91 (0)33 2462 7252 / 5794 / 5795 / 2436 8313 / 7794 / 95 / 97
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Email : somnath@cssscal.org
Research Interests
  • Natural resource management including forest and forest products.
  • Aboriginal forest people, indigenous knowledge, livelihoods and cultural–ecology.
  • Urban forestry, human health and wellbeing.
  • Planning and development of newly emerging cities in the Global South.
  • Activities of non–governmental organisations in the developing world.
  • Globalisation of education and international students.
  • Archival research and qualitative research including participatory appraisal, participation and direct observation, surveys and interview strategies.
Courses Taught
  • Geography of environment and society.
  • Natural resource economics and public policy.
  • Built–environment and political ecology.
  • Qualitative methodologies in social sciences.
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