Guwahati: Eminent historian Professor Nirode K Barooah will attend the ‘Guest of the Month’ program of Guwahati Press Club on Tuesday (23 October 2018). The interactive session with the author of Chatto: The Life and Times of an Anti-Imperialist in Europe’, ‘Gopinath Bardoloi, the Assam problem and Nehru's centre’, ‘India and the Official Germany, 1886-1914 (European University Studies)’, ‘Germany and the Indians’, ‘David Scott in North-East India’ etc will start by 3 pm. Born in 1937, Dr Barooah completed his doctorate degree in modern history from London University (1964) as well as from Bonn University (1977). Presently lives in Germany, the prominent Assamese scholar has done extensive historical research in diverse fields & different periods and published many books & papers.
Some of the areas of Prof Barooah’s research include the earliest British administrators in Assam and their administrative ideas, the German- Indian relations during 1886-1945, the Gopinath Bardoloi period of Assam’s history etc. Member-journalists of the press club are requested to participate in the program.