Ms Srishti Guha

Ms Srishti Guha

Casual Research Assistant

School of Humanities and Social Science

Career Summary

Biography

Srishti Guha is a PhD Candidate in History at the School of Humanities and Social Science where she is undertaking a transnational study of visual culture and iconography in India and Australia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Srishti holds First Class Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degrees in History, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing from Jadavpur University, India. Affiliated with the Purai Global Indigenous History Centre, she is also a Vice-Chancellor's HDR Training Scholar.

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts in History, Jadavpur University - Kolkata - India
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History, Jadavpur University - Kolkata - India

Keywords

  • Australian History
  • Colonial History
  • Indian History
  • Indigenous History
  • Transnational History
  • Visual Culture

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Hindi (Mother)
  • Bengali (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
360104 Visual cultures 50
430313 History of empires, imperialism and colonialism 50

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
28/8/2021 -  Editorial Collective Member Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
Australia
17/9/2020 -  Research Assistant

ARC project 'Ayahs and Amahs: Transcolonial Servants in Australia and Britain 1780-1945" that looks at female domestic care workers from India and China who travelled from Australia and elsewhere during the period of British colonialism

Purai - Global Indigenous and Diaspora Research Studies Centre, University of Newcastle
Australia

Awards

Scholarship

Year Award
2020 Vice Chancellor's HDR Training Scholarship
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle

Teaching

Code Course Role Duration
HIST1051 The Australian Experience
School of Humanities and Social Science - Faculty of Education and Arts - The University of Newcastle
Marker 1/1/2021 - 30/6/2021
HIST2021 The History of Slavery
School of Humanities and Social Science - Faculty of Education and Arts - The University of Newcastle
Guest Lecturer 1/6/2021 - 30/11/2021
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Ms Srishti Guha

Positions

Casual Research Assistant
School of Humanities and Social Science
College of Human and Social Futures

Casual Academic
School of Humanities and Social Science
College of Human and Social Futures

Contact Details

Email srishti.guha@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 491 38063
Links Twitter
Research Networks

Office

Room UNH250
Building University House
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