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

Tezpur University

Profile

Area of Interest

Sociology of Religion, Ritual Studies, Kinship Studies, Industrial Sociology

Education

  • B.A (Hons) Sociology from Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi, in 2005- 2008
  • M.A in Sociology from CSSS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2008- 2010
  • PhD in Sociology, Department of Sociology, Gauhati University in February,2020

Courses Taught

  • Introducing Sociology
  • Society in India
  • Introduction to Sociological Thought
  • Social Research and Methods
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Sociology of India
  • Research Publications and Ethics
  • Research Methodology

 

 

Publications

Journals

  • Dimasa Rituals of Death and Mourning in Contemporary Assam in Religions, 13(1) 82, January, 2022
  • Childbirth Rituals of Dimasas in GUINEIS, Vol II, ISSN: 2347- 2669, February, 2017

Book Chapters

  • Birth Rituals in Urban Space: A study on Dimasas of Assam in Monali Longmalai (eds) Studies on Dimasa: History, language and Culture, Vol 2, 2019

Reviews

  • David Lipset and Eric K. Silverman (eds.) 2016. Mortuary dialogues: Death ritual and the reproduction of moral community in Pacific modernities. New York: Berghahn Books. 262 pp in Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale, 2017

Modules

  • Quadrants for UGC e-PGPathshala, Paper: Media and Margins, Module: Sickness and Later Life, P9M35, 2017
  • Quadrants for UGC e-PGPathshala, Paper: Media and Margins, Module: Notions of mainstream culture, P9M02, 2017
  • Units for MA Sociology programme of CDOE, Tezpur University, Units 1,2,4,5,7,11 in Social Movements in India, 2019

Seminar/Conference/Workshop attended

 â€˜Women and Law in India – Legal Conceptual Issues and Legal Provisions’ organised by College Complaints Committee and Women’s Development Cell, Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi, 2008

 Certificate Course in Gender Studies (Level-1) organised by Women’s Studies Research Centre, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2012

“Doing Research with Indigenous Communities: Issues and Challenges” organised by Assam Institute of Research for Tribals and Scheduled Castes, Govt. of Assam, Guwahati, 2014

 ICSSR sponsored Seminar cum Workshop On Anthropology Of Religion And Minorities at Cotton College State University, 2014

 Certificate course, Summer school on “Indian Tribal Cultures: Studying their Life Worlds and Writing Ethnographies”, organized by Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, 2015

Workshop on “Challenges of doing Ethnography Today”,- Young Researchers Workshop organised by Department of Sociology and Indian Sociological Society, Tezpur University, 2016

Faculty Induction Programme from Nov22- Dec 23, 2017, TLC, Tezpur University

 Refresher course on Gender Studies from Nov 26- Dec 10, 2019, organized by HRD Centre, Gauhati University

TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON ONLINE BASIC TRAINING ON USE OF ICT IN TEACHING, TLC, Tezpur University, May, 2020

 

Member of Organising Committee Reading and Writing about Lives in Northeast India, Feb2-3, 2020, Tezpur University

Acted as a Resource Person

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

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