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translator , writer

Kalpana Bardhan, Indian translator, writer.

Background

Bardhan, Kalpana was born on January 4, 1940 in Calcutta, India. Came to the United States, 1976. Daughter of Debendra N. Bose and Renuka Ray.

Education

Bachelor, Presidency College, Calcutta, 1958. Master of Arts in Economics, Calcutta University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Cambridge University, England, 1968.

Career

Lecturer economics, Bethune College, Calcutta, 1961-1962;senior fellow, Agro-economics Research Center, Delhi, India, 1969-1970;deputy director, Indian Council Social Science Research, Delhi, 1972-1975;lecturer economics department, University of California, Berkeley, 1976-1986;consultant, World Bank, Washington, 1976;consultant, Asian Development Bank, Manila, 1989-1990;consultant Project on Women and Work, U.N.U., Tokyo, 1986-1987;research associate Center for South Asia Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1989-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, translator, introduction writer: Of Women, Outcasts, Peasants and Rebels, 1990, A River Called Titash, 1993, Rajnagar, 1997, Forest Interludes, 2001.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, photography.

Connections

Married Pranab K. Bardhan, January 26, 1962. 1 child, Titash.

father:
Debendra N. Bose

mother:
Renuka Ray

spouse:
Pranab K. Bardhan

child:
Titash Bardhan