Centre for Assamese Studies


  • Book Release Function of Dr Juri Dutta's book Kocharethi: Araya Nari (Translation of Kocharethi: the araya woman by Narayan. The original Malayalam novel was translated into English by Catharine Thankamma which was published by Oxford University Press, New Delhi). The Assamese translation was published by Kasturi Praaxaan, Guwahati, 7 June, 2018
  • The Seventh Foundation Day Celebration of the Centre for Assamese Studies, 7 June, 2018
  • A Creative Writing Workshop as part of the Seventh Foundation Day of the Centre for Assamese Studies, 1-5 June, 2018
  • Celebration of Matribhasa Diwas, 21 February, 2018
  • Release of Digitized Works of Historic Documents and Farewell Function of Prof Ranjit Kumar Dev Goswami, Srimanta Sankaradeva Chair, Tezpur University, 30 January 2018
  • An interactive session with artiste Sudakshina Sarma on "Kirtan Dasam Namghosa haok amar shouryya" (Bishnuprasad Rabha), 16 March2017.
  • An interactive session featuring eminent author Nirupama Borgohain and distinguished artiste Mridula Das on "Kirtan Dasam Namghosa haok amar shouryya" (Bishnuprasad Rabha), 22 February 2017.
  • A Special Lecture on the topic "Perspectives On Srimanta Sankaradeva And Sri Sri Madhavadeva" by distinguished litterateur and former President of Assam Sahitya Sabha Dr Lakshminandan Bora, 03 February 2017. "Sarvagunakara", a portrait of Srimanta Sankaradeva based on his images, by distinguished anthropologist Professor Irshad Ali was also unveiled on the occasion.
  • A Special Lecture on the topic “Srimanta Sankaradeva and Assamese Muslims” by distinguished Assamese poet, critic and scholar, Professor Kamaluddin Ahmed, Department of Assamese, Gauhati University, 11 November 2016.
  • A Special Lecture on "Manuscript Writing in Early Assam: Sancipat, Mahi and Hengul-Haital” - Prof Robin Dutta and an interactive session "On translating Newton's Principia into Assamese" - Prof Jayanta Kumar Sarma, 10 November 2016.
  • One Day Workshop on 18th Century Assam-Manuscripts - Shri Dhanjit Talukdar, Resource Person, 08 November 2016.
  • 15 September, 2016: The seventh Srimanta Sankaradeva Lecture, Tezpur university by Professor Baniprasanna Mistra, Former Derector, Centre for Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal.
  • 7 June, 2016: The fifth Foundation Day Celebration with two lectures on (1)"Rewriting the History of Assamese Literature: the 18th Century” by Dr Satish Ch. Bhattacharya (2)"Rewriting the History of Assamese Literature: the 19th Century - Miles Bronson and His Times” by Professor Prasanta Kumar Das. And on this occassion the entire handwritten personal diaries of Sahityakandari Padmanath Gohain Baruah(1871-1946) were formally handed over to the Centre for Assamese Studies, Tezpur University.
  • 23 September, 2015: Hon’ble Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri J. P. Rajkhowa delivered a speech “Sankaradeva in the Koch Kingdom” organized by the Centre for Assamese Studies, Tezpur university.
  • 15 September, 2015: The Sixth Srimanta Sankaradeva Lecture, Tezpur University, 2015 was conducted. Professor Amiya Dev, Vice-Chancellor of Vidyasagar University delivered the lecture.
  • 5-6 August, 2015: A National Seminar on “Approaches to Sankaradeva: Text, Performance, representation and History” was organised by Srimanta Sankaradeva Chair and the Centre for Assamese Studies.
  • 7 June, 2015: The fourth Foundation Day was celebrated. As a part of the programme, two plays were staged by the university students and a poem recital was performed by Tezpur University campus children. The recital programme was directed by Professor Amarjyoti Choudhury, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Tezpur University.
  • 4-6 June, 2015: A Drama Workshop was conducted by well-known Assamese Actor/Director Baharul Islam.
  • 7 June, 2014: Third Foundation Day celebrated with a lecture by Dr. (Mrs.) Lakshmi Goswami, member, Board of Management, Tezpur University.
  • 3-4 April, 2014: The Centre for Assamese Studies of Tezpur University organized a two-day national seminar titled ‘Modern Assamese Society, Literature and Bezbaroa’ on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbaroa.
  • 24-27 July, 2013: Workshop on ‘Reading Manuscripts of Early Assam’ organized by Srimanta Sankaradeva Chair and the Centre for Assamese Studies
  • 7 June, 2013: Second Foundation Day celebrated with a lecture by Srimanta Sankaradeva Chair Professor Dambarudhar Nath.
  • 2-3 April, 2013: Bezabaroa Volume Post Paper-Submission Workshop
  • 27-29 Dec, 2012: Orientation Programme for Translators in collaboration with National Translation Mission (CIIL) and the Department of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University
  • 26-27 Nov, 2012: Bezbaroa Volume Pre-Publication Workshop
  • 7 June, 2012: The first Foundation Day celebrated with a lecture by Dr Satish Chandra Bhattacharya.
  • 24 January, 2012: Release of Juri Dutta’s book: Ethnicity in the fiction of Lummer Dai and Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi: A New Historicist Approach.