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Shishir Bhattacharja

Shishir Bhattacharja (born in Chittagong in 1963) Ph.D. (2007, University of Montreal) and JSPS postdoctoral fellow (2008-10, NINJAL, Tokyo) was trained in Linguistics at the University of Sorbonne, Paris in the eighties and nineties.
He has published extensively on the grammar of Bengali. In two of his books Sanjanani Byakaran (1998), Antaranga Byakoron (2013) he analyses different problems of language and linguistics. His Bangla Byakorner Ruprekha (2016) is an exhaustive description of the grammar of Bengali. In Bangla Bhasha: Prokrito Shomoshsha and Peshadari Shomadan (2016) he points out the true problems of Bengali and prescribes adequate solutions. Shishir usually writes in Bengali. However, he has one book in English: Word Formation in Bengali (2007) and one in French: Bhagwan et son monde orange (1991) to his credit. He has been teaching French at the Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka since 1989 where he is now a full professor.