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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

  •  Dina Swargiari, “Witch –Hunting among the Bodos of Assam” (Awarded)
  •  Julee Duwarah, "Ethnicity and Identity Construction: Construction of Tea Garden Labourers of Assam" (Awarded)
  •  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, "Gender Representation in Indian Online Media" (Pursuing)
  •  Wanlaya Namtham, "Revival of Tai-ness: A Comparative Ethnographic Study of Tai Aiton Community in Ban Lung Man Tai Village, Assam, India and Tai Luang Community in Maehongsorn, Thailand" (Pursuing)
  •  Tenzin Yeegha, "Tawang Monastry as a site of Memory: the Role of Tawang Monastry in Preserving the Cultural Memory" (Pursuing)

Masters Dissertation

  •  Nirupama Das “Some Narratives of Women Trafficking with special reference to Sonitpur District”. (2018)
  •  Barsha Hazarika “Gendered Space: A Study of Women Entrepreneurs in Tezpur, Assam” (2018)
  •  Debojani Borah “A Case Study on Everyday Life of Wage Labour in Brick kiln, Golaghat Badulipar” (2018)
  •  Bornil Jonak Phukan “Assam Movement: A Textual Analysis Through the Slogans” (2018)
  •  Mary Rabha. “Indomitable Birubala Rabha: A study on her life and works”(2017)
  •  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

"Border Trade at Pangsau: Transcending Boundaries between India – Myanmar funding Agency MAKAIAS, Kolkata" (On going).

"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

Konwar Juri Gogoi and Julee Dowarah (2016) "Identity Politics and Ethnic Coalescence: Development of Tea Community Identity among the Tea Garden Labourer of Assam in Identity: Critical Persrectives." Ed N. Hazaika. Olympia Prakashan, Guwahati . ISBN: 978-81-931548-2-3. pp 135-151.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2016) "Socio Cultural context of Alcoholic Beverage Apong among the Mishing people of Assam." Sampriti ,Vol II, Issue II,ISSN: 2454-3837, pp103-116.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi and Konwar B. K. (2016) "Premor Voigyanik Bislekhon." Vigyan Jeuti. 51, No 1, June-July, ISSN 2319-3085.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2017) "Mayamoria Vaishnav Sanskriti aru Jati Janajatir Dumujat Moranhokol in Asomor Vakti Sangeet: Porompora aru Porivardhan." Mahanta, Pradip Jyoti (ed.). Guwahati: Purbanchal Prakash. pp278-284.

Konwar, J G, and Borah T.(2018): Indian Food Advertisements through a Gendered Lens, Literary Insight, 9,January,pp106-112, ISSN 0975-6248.

Konwar, J G, and Konwar, B K. (2018): Love Neurotransmission Effect of Hormones, Dream 2047, 20(7),pp 30-32, ISSN 0972-169X.

Konwar, J G, and Namtham W. (2017): Retracing of Shared Culture: Tai Aitons of Assam and Tai Luangs of Maehongson, Thailand in Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Thai Studies- Globalized Thailand? Connectivity, Conflict and Conundrums of Thai Studies, Chiang mai, Thailand, pp 810-820 (e- proceedings: http://www.icts13.chiangmai.cmu.ac.th/list_pab_author.php)

Invited Talks

Delivered a lecture on ‘Weavers Aesthetic Expressions’ in two day National Workshop on ‘Textiles of Assam’ organized by Indian Museum, Kolkata on 25-26 March, 2017

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

Konwar, Juri Gogoi and Tinom Borah (2016) Gender Representation in Indian Food Advertisement in National Seminar on ‘Food Cultures of India’ organized on 1-2 December,2016 by the Department of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rastriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhupal.

Konwar Juri Gogoi and Wanlaya Namtham (2017) Retracing the Culture: Tai Aitons of Assam and Tai Luang of Maehongson in 13th International Conference on Thai Studies organized on July 15-18,2017 at Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi (2017) Construction of Ram Story in Nuptial Songs of Assamese Oral Literature in International Conference on Ram in Asian Life, Literature and Art (In the special context of North East India) organized on 20-22 November,2017 by Dept of Hindi, Tezpur University in association with Ayodhya Research Institute, Ayodhya.

Konwar, Juri Gogoi and Tinom Borah (2017) Constructing the Identity of the Urban Assamese Women: An Analysis of Women’s Representation in Modern Assamese Music Videos in National Seminar on ‘Women and Urbanity in North East India through the Lens of Cultural Memory’ organized on 1-2 December,2016 by the Department of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University, Assam.

Courses Taken

Integrated Courses
CT162 Introduction to Folklore Studies

MA Courses
CT423 Exploring North East India,CT521 Methods and Methodology,CT532 Culture, Science and Society,CT537 Cross- Cultural Studies: North East India and South East Asia,CP524 Ethnicity, Identity and Culture, CT525 Dissertation

PhD CourseWork
CT729 Research Methodology CT 734 Ethnicity, Race and Nation

Priority Areas of Research in Future

  • Fashion Studies