Dr. Anirban Ganguly is a scholar of civilization, politics, history and culture and has written and spoken extensively on these topics. He is Member of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) and also Member of the Policy Research Department and Co-convenor of Library Department of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
He had his early education at Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Puducherry and successfully defended his doctoral thesis from Jadavpur University, Kolkata on the early nationalist education movement in India and its underlying philosophy of education. Between 2010 and 2013 he was Research Fellow at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi. Dr. Ganguly regularly lectures in various leading Universities and Institutions across the country. Author of three books, "Debating Culture"- (New Delhi, 2013), "Swami Vivekananda- Buddha and Buddhism: a Mystic Link" (Kolkata, 2014), "Education: Philosphy and Practice" (New Delhi, 2011). He has also authored numerous papers, chapters and monographs on civilisational, political, educational and cultural issues. He recently edited a book on India's Foreign Policy titled "The Modi Doctorine". A consistent proponent of projecting India as a civilisational-state, Dr. Ganguly is also a columnist with the New Indian Express and the Daily Pioneer.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and followed on twitter at @anirbanganguly.