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DR. ASHOK KUMAR SINGH


NAME                              Dr. ASHOK KUMAR SINGH

INSTITUTION                 :   Lecturer,  Department of AIHC & Archaeology, Banaras Hindu  University,Varanasi

MAILING ADDRESS        :  241/3, Chandan Nagar Colony, P.O. BHU, Varanasi 221 005.

                                         Email: ashok_bhu@yahoo.com

QUALIFICATIONS           :  M.A., Ph.D.

EXPERIENCES                :        i) More than 10 years experience of Teaching  PG and UG classes.

ii) About 23 years experience of research and archaeological field work.

 

DIRECTION OF EXCAVATIONS

Directed Six archaeological excavations of the Department (Imlidih Khurd,  Dist. Gorakhpur, Waina & Bhunadih, Dist. Ballia, Agiabir, Dist. Mirzapur, Aktha, Dist. Varanasi and Hariharpur, Dist. Jaunpur) for eight seasons on the permission of the Archaeological Survey of India, Govt. of India New Delhi.

 

PUBLICATIONS    :             

2005  :  Ashok Kumar Singh, Uttar Pradesh Ke Prachinatam Nagar  (Hindi), Vani Prakashan, New Delhi, 2005 ( Second Edition)

2004:  P. Singh & Ashok Kumar Singh, The Archaeology of Middle Ganga Plain: New Perspectives (Excavations at Agiabir), IIAS, Shimla & Aryan Books International, New Delhi. (The book was reviewed by Prof. V.N. Misra, Ex-Director, Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, Pune in Man & Environment, Vol., XXX, No.1, 2005).

               

RESEARCH PAPERS           

More than 35 papers published in National and International Journals, Citations by several scholars. (About two dozen papers  published in refereed Journals National and International).

 

AWARDS &  FELLOWSHIPS

  • 1987 1991 : Four years Post Doctoral Fellowship of University GrantsCommission, New Delhi under Narhan Excavation Project of the Deptt. of AIHC & Archaeology, BHU.

  • 1986 ; Award of the Publication Grant of Rs. 10,000/ for the PH.D. Thesis by the Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi.

  • 1982 - 1984 : Banaras Hindu University Research Fellowship.

 

SEMINARS & CONFERENCES

More than 25 National and International Seminars / Conferences attended and presented the papers.

 

LECTURE DELIVERED

Delivered lecture on 14th June, 2002 in the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Rastrapati Nivas, Shimla.

 

INTERNATIONAL DEPUTATION

Deputed to attend the International Conference of Indo Pacific Prehistory Association, Caneberra held at Melaka, Malaysia in 1998.

 

NATIONAL DEPUTATIONS

Deputed six times by the Banaras Hindu University to attend the Seminars/ Conferences of Indian Archaeological Society held at Pune, Vadodara, Ernakulam, Tirupati,, Bangalore & Society of South Asian Archaeology, Mumbai.

 

MEMBER OF THE

 i) Life Member of the Indian Archaeological Society, New Delhi. ACADEMIC SOCIETIES

 ii ) Life Member of the Society of South Asian Archaeology, Pune.

iii) Member of the Indo - Pacific Prehistory Association, Canberra

iv) Member of the International Congress of Asian and North African Studies.

v) Member of the World Archaeological Congress.

vi) Member of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists.

 


 
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