Centre for Assamese Studies
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
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
24 January, 2012: Release of Juri Dutta’s book: Ethnicity in the fiction of Lummer Dai and Yeshe Dorjee
Thongchi: A New Historicist Approach.
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