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Juri Gogoi Konwar

Academic Qualification:

Ph. D. in Anthropology (Dibrugarh University) 2001

MSc in Anthropology (Dibrugarh University) 1993

Areas of Interest

  •  Anthropology of Textile
  •  Anthropology of Food
  •  Ethnicity
  •  Medical Anthropology

PhD Supervision

  •  Julee Duwarah, "Ethnicity and Identity Construction: Construction of Tea Garden Labourers of Assam" (submitted)
  •  Rwisumwi Brahma, "Ethnicity and Expressive Behaviour of the Bodos" (awarded).
  •  Dina Swargiari, "Bodo Society and Witch-hunting: A study on Beliefs and Practices Amongst the Bodos of Assam" (pursuing).
  •  Tinam Borah, (pursuing).
  •  Wanlaya Namtham, (pursuing)

Masters Dissertation 2014

  •  Oyin Pertin, "Interpretations of Dreams among the Adi Tribes in Bolung Village in Roing, Lower Dibang Valley District of Arunachal Pradesh"
  •  Jasingfa Rajkumari, "Tai Ahom identity in contemporary times with special reference to Um Pha and Phura Lung puja"
  •  Moname Borah, "Naga Diaspora in Assam: A Study on Konyak Naga Village in Sivasagar District".

Summer Internship

Jasleen Kaur, IIIrd Semester, Daulat Ram Copllege, University of Delhi Topic: The Other Faces of Us: A Psychological Interpretation of Masks.

Projects

"Study on Designs used in Textile and Dresses of Bodos of Assam".(2004 – 2009). Funding Agency UGC.

"Study on Preparation-Preservation and Nutritional aspects of Indigenous Foods of some Ethnic Groups of Assam". (2010 – 2014) Funding Agency ICSSR.

Publications

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2011) " Food and Gender Relation: A scene from Mishing community". The Tai , Vol VIII, pp 370-379.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2011) "Semiotics and Communication in Textile: A study of Bodo Textile" in Pragjyoti, Souvenir of Pragjyoti Dance Festival, Supported by Sanjeet Natak Akademi in January 2011.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2011) "AmroliTup (Ant’s Egg) : An Exotic Dish in Purvashree" in News letter of the Museum cum Archive (e journal). Issue I, No 1, May-August.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi and Kaushik Das(2012) "Creating Ethnicity: A Movement of Konch Rajbonshis of Assam". International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 2, No 3,pp 301-310 (ISSN 2250-3226).

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2012) "Mukakchangar AoGawat Xetra Adhyayan". Prantik. Vol No XXXI No 21, 1-15 October p35, (ISSN 0971-5932)

Konwar, Juri Gogoi and BK Konwar (2013) "Ethnicity and Identity in the context of Naga Folk Tales and Oral Literatures". University News, AIU,(Feb 4 -10), Vol.51 No 05, pp 54-59 ( ISSN 0566-2257).

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2013) "Ethnicity and Culture" in Cultural Studies: Perspectives from North East India, edited by PJ Mahanta and DP Nath. Guwahati: Purbanchal Prakash. ISBN:978-81-7213-188-3

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2014) "The Historical Road for Common Prosperity of South East Asia" in International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No 9(1).

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2013) Warp and Weft, Textile Tradition of the Bodos. Purbanchal Prakash, Guwahati (ISBN: 978-81-7213-191-3) (Book)

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2014) "Indigenous way of Preparation of Food as an Identity Marker: A Study in the Mishing Community of Assam, India" in International Journal of Business, Management & Social Sciences, VOL. IV, Issue 4 (1).

Konwar, Juri Gogoi and Dina Swargiari (2015) "Conflicting idea of 'victim' and 'Perpetrator' in witch-hunting: A case study in the state of Assam, India. International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, Vol 3 Issue 5

Konwar, Juri Gogoi. and Konwar, Chandrika.(2016) "Urban Health Versus Rural Health in Tezpur: A case Study" in the Conference Proceedings Vol - I of International Conference on Public Health: Issues, Challenges, opportunities, prevention, awareness. (Public Health 2016). Krishi Sanskriti Publications, New Delhi. pp 176-179. ISBN-978-93-85822-10-0

Gogoi Konwar, Juri. "An Understanding of Tribe Caste-Continuum among the Morans in the Context of the Mayamora Vaisnavas" in Vaisnavite Music of Assam: Its Institutionalization and Performative Context. Mahanta, Pradip Jyoti (ed.). Guwahati: Purbanchal Prakash in association with the Department of Cultural Studies, UGC-SAP-DRS (I). T.U. ISBN: 978-81-7213-281-1. March, 2016

Seminars and Conferences

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2009): “Reproductive Health of Tai Ahom Women: A case study” in the national seminar on ‘TheTai Mongoloids of North East India: Emerging Bio- Social Trends’ (20-21 Feb.) organized by The Dept. of Anthropology, DibrugarhUniversity.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2010): “Vulnerable Group and Economic Stress: A Case Study among Banglasdeshi Immigrants in Assam, India” in the International Conference on ‘Economic Stress, Human Capital and Families in Asia: Research and Policy Challenges’ (3-4 June) organized by Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2014) "Indigenous way of Preparation of Food as an Identity Marker: A Study in the Mishing Community of Assam, India" in the International Conference on Commerce, Law and Social Sciences organized by Muslim Studies Center (Institute of Asian Studies) Chulalongkron University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi. and Konwar, Chandrika.(2016) "Urban Health Versus Rural Health in Tezpur: A case Study" in the International Conference on Public Health: Issues, Challenges, opportunities, prevention, awareness organized by Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India and Krishi Sanskriti (15-16 January,2016) New Delhi, India

Courses Taken

Integrated Courses
CT162 Introduction to Folklore Studies
MA Courses
CT138 Ethnicity and Nationalism/CT132 Cultural Studies and Allied Discipline/CT145 Introduction to North East Studies/CT151 Cross- Cultural Studies: North East India and South East Asia/CP524 Ethnicity, Identity and Culture
PhD CourseWork
CT729 Research Methodology

Priority Areas of Research in Future

  • Fashion Studies