Diamond Harbour Women´s University organises various academic events like seminars, conferences, workshops, symposia, and special lectures throughout the year to facilitate interdisciplinary intellectual exchanges and to inspire the students to achieve higher academic pursuits. So far, the University has obtained funds from the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Bio-Technology, Government of West Bengal. Some other events have been organised entirely with the University funds.
Diamond Harbour Women´s University organizes the Rokeya Memorial Lecture to commemorate the immense contributions of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain in the field of women´s education, particularly pertaining to the minority classes. The themes of the Rokeya Memorial Lectures generally include, but may not be limited to, topics related to the emancipation and education of women, women in texts, the corpus of female authors and so on.
The First Rokeya Memorial Lecture, 2016, was delivered by Prof. Sutapa Bhattacharya, former Director of Ravindra Bhavan, and Former Professor, Department of Bengali, Visva Bharati, on the 9th December 2019 to commemorate the birth and death anniversary of Rokeya.
The Second Rokeya Memorial Lecture was delivered by Prof. Barnita Bagchi, Faculty, Utrecht University, Netherlands, on 17/1/2019.
A one day Seminar was organized by the Department of Physics on 28th November, 2018 titled: â€œ125th Birth Anniversary of S. N. Bose and M. N. Saha â€“ A Tribute to two doyens of Indian Scienceâ€. Two eminent scientists, Prof. Atri Mukhopadhaya, formerly Sr. Professor of SINP, Kolkata delivered a talk on - â€œThe crisis in science : Satyendra Nath Bose and Meghnad Sahaâ€ and Prof. Bikash K. Chakrabarty, Emeritus Professor, SNBNCBC, Kolkata delivered a talk on â€“ â€˜Econophysics of income and wealth Distributionsâ€™
The Department of Political Science organized a one day National Seminar titled â€œIndia in South Asia: Challenges and Opportunitiesâ€ on 22nd November, 2018. The seminar aimed at exploring the various themes related to India and South Asia, analyzing with critical insight, the challenges emanating and the potential opportunities latent, in the region. Prof Anindyojyoti Majumdar, Dept. of International Relations, Jadavpur University was the keynote speaker and he spoke on -India in South Asia-A Geopolitical Narrative.
The Department of English, DHWU, commemorated George Eliot´s Bicentenary and the Sesquicentenary of John Stuart Mill´s The Subjection of Women (1869) on 30th July 2019. The programme includes the official release of the first departmental publication on Emily Brontë on this occasion by the Hon´ble Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Anuradha Mukhopadhyay, as well as two Special Talks.
Prof. Nandini Bhattacharya, Head, Department of English and Culture Studies, University of Burdwan, spoke on "Houses, Heights, Parks: The centrality of Property in Victorian Literature". Dr. Sunayani Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor of English, St. Mary´s College of California, CA, USA, spoke on "Reading as Women: Wilkie Collins and J. S. Mill"
The Department of English organised its First National Symposium titled â€œThe World within I doubly Prize .: Reassessing Emily BrontÃ« at 200 on 16th November, 2018, in collaboration with Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University.
The Department of Philosophy, organized a One Day State Level Seminar, Commemorating World Philosophy Day on 15th November, 2018 titled â€˜Man and Environment: Some Philosophical Reflectionsâ€™
Prof. Santosh Kr. Pal, Dept. of Philosophy, the University of Burdwan, delivered a lecture on Atharvavedaâ€™s Bhumisukta and Leopoldâ€™s Land Ethic: A Comparative Study on Man-Nature Relationship and. Smt. Sharmistha Dhar, Dept. of Philosophy, DHWU spoke on Respect for Non-Human Form of Life: An Argument for the Moral Indefensibility of Use and Abysmal Suffering of Animals in Cultural Practices.
On 3rd September, 2018, the Department of Education organized an International Seminar on the theme â€˜Contemporary Issues of Women Education in the Global Contextâ€™. Along with international speaker Prof. Mesbah Kamal, Professor, Department of History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, there were other eminent international and national speakers who graced the occasion and shared their valuable opinions on the issue. The welcome address of the seminar was delivered by the Honourable Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Anuradha Mukhopadhyay. About 155 research papers of teachers, scholars and students from Kerala, Goa, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Sikkim and other states were presented in the seminar. The seminar was funded by Department of Higher Education, Science & Technology and Bio-Technology, Govt. of West Bengal.
On 6th and 7th March 2018, the Department of Bengali organized an International Seminar on the theme â€˜Unish Sattok: Bangla Sahitya and Sanskritiâ€™. The seminar was funded by Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal.
On 24 August 2017 the Department of History in collaboration with Lady Brabourne College organized an International Seminar on the theme â€˜Beyond the Veil: Muslim Women in South Asiaâ€™. The speakers in the seminar were Selina Hossain, Maleka Begum and Basabi Chakrabarty. The seminar was funded by Womenâ€™s Studies Centre, Lady Brabourne College and was held in Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata.
On 21-22 August 2017 the Department of History organized an International Seminar on the theme â€˜Revisiting and Remembering Partition: Issues related to Eastern and North-Eastern Indiaâ€™. The speakers in the seminar were Prof Sekhar Bandyopadhyay, Prof Sajal Nag, Prof Ashfaque Hossain, Tanveer Mokammel and Dr Binayak Dutta. The seminar was funded by Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal.
On 8th and 9th November 2016 the Department of Bengali organized an International Seminar on the theme â€˜Swadhinotar Paroborti Dui Banglar Ancholik Sahityaâ€™. The seminar was funded by Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal.
A two day National Seminar was organised on 8th and 9th March 2017 supported by Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal. Many eminent personalities participated and presented their valued speeches in the International Womenâ€™s Day Celebration Programme. Debate, poster competition and cultural programme were also organized as a part of the celebrations.