Pramantha obtained a Master’s and M. Phil degree in English Literature at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Holding a diploma in Digital Humanities and Cultural Informatics, he worked as a Project Fellow under the ‘UGC-University with Potential for Excellence’ sponsored research program, Soundscapes of Kolkata. The project involved tracing the critical connections between sounds and spaces in a modern urban metropolis and recording narratives of entities within their sonic environments. He also worked as an associate editor of The Confidential Clerk, an international journal published by the Centre for Victorian Studies at Jadavpur University. At IITB-Monash, he plans on working on the history and cultural impact of North Indian Raga music on the public sphere in late colonial Calcutta, under the guidance of Dr Adrian McNeil (Monash) and Dr Suddhaseel Sen (IITB). He is a professional musician and a graded performer at the All India Radio, and his interests include chess, video games, horror movies, and classical music.
Link to student’s project: HSS0759