Department of Sociology (AWARDED UGC-SAP DRS-I, 2016)

Tezpur University

Past Events

Public Lectures

  • March 4, 2016. Public Lecture on State, Governance and Development delivered by Professor Prabhat Patnaik (Professor Emeritus, JNU) at Tezpur University. Sponsored by UNICEF, Guwahati & MAKAIAS Kolkata.
  • October 17, 2014. Public Lecture on Indian Democracy and the Reconstitution of Dalit-Self: Contemporary Dalit Writings delivered by Professor Valerian Rodrigues (Centre for Political Studies, JNU) at Tezpur University. Sponsored by ICSSR New Delhi and ICSSR NERC, Shillong.

International Seminars

  • March 9-12, 2016. UNICEF & MAKAIAS sponsored International seminar on Governance, Development and the State in Contemporary Times.
  • March 16-17, 2015. International Seminar on Shared Rivers in South Asia: Challenges & Prospects in Lower Riparian Areas. Sponsored by MAKAIAS.
  • December 20-22, 2014. 7th Biennial International Conference of Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies. Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi & MAKAIAS, Kolkata.

National Seminars

  • February 13-14, 2015. Two days Colloquium on Conflict Management and Peace Initiatives in Northeast India. In collaboration with Don Bosco Socio-Technical Institute, Tezpur. Sponsored by Oil India Limited & Rotary International Impulse NGO Network, Shillong.
  • March 14-15, 2014. National Seminar on The Practice of Everyday Life in Northeast India: An Interdisciplinary Approach. In collaboration with the Department of English & Foreign Languages (EFL), Tezpur University. Sponsored by ICSSR NERC, Shillong.
  • September 27-28, 2013. National Seminar on Social and Economic Status of the Marginalized Communities in Brahmaputra Valley with Special Reference to SC Group. Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi & ICSSR NERC, Shillong.
  • March 7-9, 2013. National Seminar on Interrogating Indigeneity, Citizenship and the State: Perspectives from India's Northeast. In collaboration with ICSSR NERC, Shillong and supported by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  • December 18-19, 2012. A Dialogue on Foothill Border Conflict in Northeast India. In collaboration with PAJHRA (Tezpur) with support from Action Aid.
  • October 08, 2012. Joint panel discussion on Youth and Social Change: Challenges and Opportunities in the Social Sector. In collaboration with Azim Premji University, Bangalore.
  • March 26-27, 2012. Colloquium on Women's Movement in Northeast India. In Collaboration with RGNIYD, Chennai.
  • February 22-23, 2012. National Seminar on Religion and Society in Modern Times. In collaboration with Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics at Delhi.
  • February 6, 2012. National Seminar on Identity, Territoriality and Autonomy in Northeast India. In collaboration with Omiya Kumar Das Institute for Social Change (OKDISCD), Guwahati.
  • March 3-4, 2011. National Seminar on Culture and Development in Northeast India Sponsored by ICSSR NERC, Shillong.


  • December 15-19, 2015. UNICEF & Government of Assam sponsored 'Executive Programme on Evaluation Methods'.
  • October 12-18, 2015. Tezpur University sponsored Workshop on 'Memory Studies, Sources and Historical Analysis'.
  • September 21-26, 2015. ICSSR NERC sponsored workshop on Research Methodology in Social Sciences. In collaboration with Equal Opportunity Cell, Centre for Inclusive Development, Tezpur University.
  • November 4-8, 2014. Training-Cum-Workshop on Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). In collaboration with ICSSR-NERC, Shillong.
  • February 13-17, 2014. Workshop on Executive Programme on Evaluation Methods. In collaboration with UNICEF, Guwahati; OKDISCD, Guwahati & Govt. of Assam. Sponsored by UNICEF and Govt. of Assam.
  • March 11-17, 2013. National Level Training-Cum-Workshop on Research Methodology in the Social Sciences. In collaboration with Society for Social Research (SSR), New Delhi. Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi
  • December 7-8, 2012. Curriculum Workshop for 5 Year Integrated M.A in Sociology.
  • January 30 - February 5, 2012. Workshop on Research Methodology for University/College Teachers & Researchers. In collaboration with Omiya Kumar Das Institute for Social Change. Sponsored by ICSSR NERC, Shillong.
  • October 10-11, 2011. All India Young Social Scientists' Workshop on Emerging Trends in Social Science Research and Methodological Challenges. In collaboration with Indian Sociological Society (ISS), New Delhi; RGNIYD Chennai and ICSSR NERC, Shillong.
  • 17-18 September 2010. Workshop on Contemporary Gender Issues. In collaboration with Equal opportunity Cell, Tezpur University.
  • April 9-11, 2010. Workshop on Community Monitoring with Special Emphasis on Social Audit. In collaborationl opportunity Cell, Tezpur University.

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