Sikkim University

Dr. Dhriti Roy

Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: 27/02/2012
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Academic record & distinction [Masters onwards]

MA, PhD (Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan)
UGC-NET, JRF in Chinese
PhD Topic: “A Critical Study of India-China Monastic Relations in the Fifth Century C.E. Based on a New Annotated Translation of Fo-Guo-Ji  (Fa Xian’s Itinerary)”

Awarded Chinese Government Scholarship for one year as an Advanced Studies Student under the Chinese Government Scholarship Scheme, Government of the People’s Republic of China, and thereby receiving one year intensive training in modern Chinese language (Mandarin) at the College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Normal University 汉语文化学院, 北京师范大学 (2008-2009).


Areas of Specialization

Pre-modern India-China Relations, Chinese Buddhism, Ancient and Pre-modern Chinese Philosophy, and History


Sample Publication

  1. Roy, Dhriti (2014) ‘Fifth Century Common Era: Reorienting Chinese Buddhist Monastic Tradition, Redefining India-China Buddhist Monastic Relations: A Critical Study’ in the Working Paper Series of the India China Institute, New School, New York
  2. Roy, Dhriti (2013) ‘Chinese Humanist Thought on State and Society- Is There Something to Learn From Ancient Chinese Philosophical Writings for Modern Governments’ Research Conference & Publications Division, IIM Kozhikode, for the 6th All India Conference of China Studies, ISBN: 978-81-926239-3-1.
  3. Roy, Dhriti (2012) Chinese Buddhism: A Fine Example of Exquisite Indigenous Craftsmanship’, The Visva-Bharati Quarterly 21(3&4)/ 22(1&2): 73-82.


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