Centre for Assamese Studies


  • 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.