Seminars & Workshops

Lady Brabourne College - Rabindranath Tagore Advanced Reasearch Centre

Summer School workshop conducted by the Department of Physics, Lady Brabourne College as part of DBT Star college Program, 2018. 18th and 19th June, 2018

Topic: Theoretical overview on Biosensors and fabrication and demonstration of a Pulse oximeter.


Talk on "Biosensors and its uses" was delivered by Prof.Uttam Raychaudhuri, Former Professor, Department of Chemical Technology, University College of Science and Technology Kolkata-700009, followed by an Interactive session and demonstration of the fabrication technique of a "Pulse oximeter" by Dr. Anima Sen, Head Department of Biomedical Instrumentation, University College of Science and Technology, Kolkata-700009.

Talk on “Biosensors” by Prof. Uttam Raychaudhuri

Students were divided into batches and provided with the necessary components for fabrication of "Pulse oximeter". Supervision will be done by Dr. Anima Sen, Sri. Prasanta Nandi and all faculty members of the Department of Physics.

Hands on training on fabrication of Pulse Oximeter.

The session ended after taking a written feedback on the workshop from the participating students.

Attendance sheet of the participating students

Scanned copies of the Feedback taken from the participating students

Persian Summer Classes

Department of Persian, Lady Brabourne College in collaboration with the Institute of Indo-Persian Studies hosted a -Two Week Persian language and literature classes for the students in Kolkata from 6th July to 19th July 2017.
The objective of the course was to familiarize the students with Persian language which has been the medieval heritage of India and a living culture of Persian speaking world.
In this summer program, students attended Persian language, literature and culture sessions in an immersion setting seven days of the week.

Classes were organized under the following heads:

  • Persian language proficiency
  • Familiarizing students with the rich cultural heritage of Persian language and culture in India
  • Introduction to Pahlavi language (Middle Persian) and Cuneiform script (Old Persian)
  • Persian Calligraphy


This Two Week Persian Summer Classes were held from Monday to Saturday 10: am to 5:00 pm with a lunch break of two hours. They were provided free lunch and tea. And free books and writing kits were given. The resource persons from Iran and outside Kolkata came to take classes.
This two week program enhanced their proficiency of Persian language and awakened a spirit of learning the language.

Govt. of West Bengal

Former Principal
Lady Brabourne College

Lady Brabourne College


Director of Summer Classes
Dept. of Persian, Lady Brabourne College

Co-Ordinator of Summer Classes
Dept. of Persian, Lady Brabourne College



Dr. Nahid Morshedlou, Deptt. Of Education
Varamin, Iran

Prof.Syed Akhtar Husain, JNU
New Delhi

Dr. Maryam Papi, Journalist & Film Critic
Tehran, Iran

Dr Aleem Ashraf, J.N.U.
New Delhi

Dr. Nahid Morshedlou, Deptt. Of Education
Varamin, Iran

Dr.Mandana Mangela, PVC, Academics
Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran



Prof. Yasmin, (Co-Ordinator – Summer Classes)
Dept. of Persian, Lady Brabourne College

Md.Arshadul Quadri, Assistant Prof., Dept.of Persian
Dept. of Persian, University of Lucknow, U.P.


Students having lunch


On Sundays they visited as a part of the extracurricular programme provided by the summer school to the city’s Persian legacies, like Town Hall, and St John’s Church, where Persian inscriptions are engraved upon the structure. They recount the life and death of people like Willian Hamilton, the surgeon who served the Mughal emperor Farrukh Siyar in Delhi.

Town Hall

Town Hall

St. John's Church

St. John's Church


Park Street Christian Cemetery

They were also taken to the cemetery they gathered next to Sir William Jones’s tomb and listened to their professor, who was explaining how Jones had served oriental city studies the during his short life.


Valedictory Session


Presentation of report by a participant

Principal, teachers of Persian Dept. Lady Brabourne College
with members of IIPS

Principal, teachers of Persian Dept. Lady Brabourne College
with members of IIPS

Other Seminars & Workshop

  • UGC sponsored National Seminar "Social Inequalities: Issues and Practical Experiences in India" was organized by the Department of Political Science and Department of Sociology, Lady Brabourne College on 12th March, 2014.
  • Department of Geography, Lady Brabourne College organized a UGC Sponsored National Seminar on "Conflicts of Development: Indian Perspective" held on 4th of March, 2014.
  • A Seminar on "Mathematics and its Applications" was held on 22nd November, 2013 in celebration of National Mathematics Day - Organized by Department of Mathematics, Lady Brabourne College, sponsored by West Bengal State Council of Science and Technology.
  • A three day UGC sponsored national seminar cum exhibition on "A comparative study of aesthetics in sanskrit, persian and hindi literature" was organized jointly by the Sanskrit, Persian & Hindi departments, Lady Brabourne college, in academic collaboration with Calcutta University Manuscript Research centre on the 24th, 25th and 27th April 2013.
  • An Endowment Lecture entitled "Mondalika Banerji Memorial Lecture", on "Death in Tragedy" was delivered by eminent educationist, scholar and teacher, Prof. Supriya Chaudhuri, Dept. of English, Jadavpur University on 19th September, 2012. The seminar was jointly organized by the Dept. of English and Alumni Association of Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata.
  • "Laser since 1960 and the future Challenges in Quantum Optics"- a UGC sponsored National level Seminar was organised by the Department of Physics, Lady Barbourne College in collaboration with S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences on 20th & 21st of September, 2011.