Dr. Dolly Phukon

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Phone No. - 9435739717
  • Department of Political Science
  • Designation - Associate Professor

Profile

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.A., Ph.D

Specialization:

  •  Modern Indian Political Thought, Political Theory and Gender Studies
Papers Taught
  • Post Graduate Course: Liberal Political Theory, Modern Indian Political Thought, Women, Society and Politics in India
  • M.Phil & Ph.D Course: Political Theory

Research Projects:

  • Portrayal of Women in Print Media in Assam, UGC Sponsored Minor Research Project (2010-12)

Ph.D / M.Phil Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

(Awarded/On-going )

1.

Mr. Janardan Borah (P.hd )

Role of Self-Help Group in Economic and Political Empowerment of Schedule Caste Women in Assam: with special reference to Lahowal, Borboruah, Tengakhat and Panitola Development Blocks of Dibrugarh District

Awarded

2.

Neha Gupta (M.phil)

Class and work in Marxist Feminism: An analysis of female domestic workers

Awarded

3.

Phoomoni Das (M.phil )

Political Culture of the Tea-Garden Community of Assam: A case Study of Sarupathar Constituency

Awarded

4.

Niharika Gathiri (M.phil )

Gender Justice, constitutional provisions and the Rights of the Girl-Child: A case study of the Rajah Alli Tea-estate in Dibrugarh District

Awarded

5.

Poornima Yadav (M.phil )

Work-life Balance of Working Women: A Case Study of Tinsukia District

Awarded

6.

Nirmali Pegu (Ph.D)

Ethnicity and Politics of Youth Activism in Assam: A Study of the Takam Mising Porin Kebang

Awarded

7. 

Phulmoni Das (Ph.D)

Subaltern Politics and State Responses: A Study of the Tea-Garden Community in Assam

Awarded

8. 

Indrakshi Phukon (Ph.D)

State, Border Communities and Human Security: A Socio-Political Analysis

On-Going

9.

Ranjan Borah (Ph.D)

Peasant Struggle in Post-Independent India: Role of KMASS

On-Going

10.

Puja Dihingia (Ph.D)

The Joint Forest Management Programme and The  Livelihood Security of Forest Dwellers of Assam

On-Going

11. 

Uttam Narah (M.Phil)

Political Participation of Mising Women: A Study of Takam Mising Mime Kebang

On-Going

12.

Bikash Borah (M.Phil)

Women's Access to Health Services: An Analysis of the Slum Dwellers in Dibrugarh District

Awarded

13.

Tehsira Yesrin (M.Phil)

Women and Media: An Analysis of the Indian Television Commercials

Awarded

14.

Nagendranath Gogoi (M.Phil)

Identity and Belonging: Rethinking Ethnicity in Assam with Special Reference to the Tai-Phake Community

Awarded

15. 

Tanvi Ghosh (M.Phil)

Representation of Indian Muslim Women in Print Media with special reference to Triple Talaq Bill

On Going

 

Workshop Participated:

  • Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009
  • Acted as a Resource Person and delivered a lecture with a research paper on the theme: Empowerment of Women: Issues and Debates, in One Day workshop on Women Empowerment: Issues and Debates, under UGC Merged Scheme, organized by Moran Girls’ College, on 6th March, 2012.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored Orientation Programe w.e.f. 1st March, 2013-28th March 2013 in UGC-ASC, North Bengal University (NBU), Darjeeling.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Political Science, w.e.f. 24th Feb, 2014-16th March, 2014, in UGC-ASC, Gauhati University, Assam
  • Acted as a resource person in 10 Day workshop on ICSSR sponsored “Research Methodology course on Social Science Research”, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat, w.e.f. 16th December to 25th December, 2013. Delivered Talk on: Feminist Research Methodology and Techniques in Social Science Research.
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored three days workshop on Human Rights and Duties, organized by Deptt. of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, from 10th -11th May, 2014.

Lectures Delivered in National Workshops on Research Medthodology and Refresher Courses:

  • Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009
  • Delivered lecture on: Women and Human Rights: Cultural and Religious intersections, as a Resource Person on five day ICSSR Sponsored National workshop on: Human Rights Education: Challenges in Northeast India, December 17-21, 2014, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research Moranhat
  • Delivered lecture on: Reproductive Rights of Women as Human Rights, as a Resource Person on five day ICSSR Sponsored National workshop on: Human Rights Education: Challenges in Northeast India, December 17-21, 2014, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research Moranhat
  • Lecture delivered on the topic: Law and Gender Inequality in India: A Reality Check, in the two day UGC Sponsored National workshop on: Women and Legal Rights, Organized by Department of Geography, Moran College, 21- 22, October, 2014
  • Lecture delivered on : Feminist Research Methods , in the 10 day ICSSR sponsored National Workshop on Research Methodology and Training Programme in Social Science Research, organised by Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, Dec. 07-16, 2015
  • Delivered lecture in DCB College Jorhat on the Topic: Women and Human Rights: A Gender Framework of Understanding, in the One Day Symposium Cum Workshop on Human Rights, dated: 13/02/2015
  • Delivered Lecture on: Gender and Human Development Discourse: An Critical Analysis, as a resource person in the National Seminar on: Human Development in India: challenges and prospects, organized by J.B. College, Jorhat, on March 18, 2017.
  • Delivered two Lectures on: Perceptions on Gender in Nationalist Thoughts: An analysis of Gender Gap, as a resource person in the seven day ICSSR and MHRD sponsored National Workshop on: Gender Gap in Social Protection in North East India, Dec, 9-15, 2017, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research Moranhat.
  • Delivered Four lectures Titled:  Perceptions on Gender in the Nationalist Thoughts, Gender and Nation-building in the context of Northeast India, A Glimpse on women's Movement in Assam and Role and Agency of Women During Conflict Situations in, the Winter Programme under Refresher Course, on 18th and 19th January, 2018 in UGC Academic Staff College, North Bengal University, Darjeeling. 
  • Delivered Four lectures Titled:  Perceptions on Gender in the Nationalist Thoughts, Gender and Nation-building in the context of Northeast India, A Glimpse on women's Movement in Assam and Role and Agency of Women During Conflict Situations in, the Winter Programme under Refresher Course, on 18th and 19th January, 2018 in UGC Academic Staff College, North Bengal University, Darjeeling. 
  • Delivered two lectures in Cotton University on, “Feminist Approach to research” and “Feminist Research Methods and Techniques” in ICSSR sponsored Research Methodology Course, organized by the Department of Geography.
  •  Delivered one Lecture on: Gender and Reproductive health Governance, in UGC Refresher Course in Political Science, on 11th sept, 2020, organised bu UGC Academic Staff College, Gauhati University, from 7th - 20th September, 2020
  • International Seminar and Conference Participated:
  • Presented a paper titled Women, Democracy and the Media: A Study in the Context of Northeast India at the 20th International Political Science Association World Congress, held at Fukuoka, Japan on 9th-14th July, 2006.
  • Presented a paper titled: Insurgent Movement led by ULFA and the counter-insurgency measures of the Indian Government: its Gender Implications in Assam, at the 21st International Political ScienceAssociation World Congress, held at Santiago, Chile, 12th-16th July, 2009. ( trip was sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi and International; Political Science Association, Canada)
  • Participated in the International Seminar on: Shared History and Contested Spaces: Rethinking Territoriality in South Asia organized by the Deptt. of History in collaboration with PANOS South Asia, 29th-30th Nov. 2010.
  •      Presented a Research Paper on: Contested Space of Democracy and Women’s Agency for Change in Assam, in the International Conference on: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia, organized by CRG, Kolkata and Peace Research Institute, Oslo, from Nov. 7-8, 2014

  •     Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009.   

  •    Presented a Research Paper on: Women and Traditional Knowledge System in Assam: Extinction and Preservation, on: Two Day International Conference on “Sustainable Development and North East India in the Globalised Era” on 29-30 December, 2017 organized by, Federation of Government College Teachers’ Associations, Manipur (FEGOCTA) in partnership with two Government Colleges of D.M. College of Arts and G. P. Women’s College, Imphal and Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development, Imphal, Manipur.
    National Seminar and Conference Participated: (since 2009)

  • Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009.

  •  Presented a paper titled: Student Activism in Northeast India- a Look through Genderlens, in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on, Student Movement in Northeast India, Moridhal College, 9th-10th May, 2009.

  • Presented a paper titled: Social Exclusion and Gender under conflict situation in Assam, in UNDP, Oxfam, Action Aid, ICSSR and Centre for Dalit Rights (CDR) Sponsored National Seminar on Social Exclusion in Contemporary India, organized by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Jaipur, 26th-27th November, 2009.

  • Presented a paper titled: Social Exclusion and Gender: Some Theoretical Arguments, in NCW and ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on: Issues of Gender, Peace and conflict in North East India, organized by Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, 25-26th Feb, 2010.

  • Presented a paper titled: Social Exclusion and Women: an analysis of portrayal of women in Print media of Assam in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar organized by the Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat from 8th-9th Jan, 2011 on the theme: Social Exclusion and Conflict in Northeast India.

  • Presented a paper titled: Cultural Tourism and Media Imperialism: an analysis in the context of Assam, in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar  organized by the Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat from 6th-7th ,November, 2011 on the theme: Cultural tourism and Economic Development of the Northeast.

  • Presented a paper titled: Theorizing Objectification of Women during conflict: a human Rights Perspective, , in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar  on Human Rights and Insurgency: Challenges in North East India organized by Sibsagar College, on 16th and 17th of March, 2012, Joysagar.

  • Acted as a Resource Person and delivered a lecture with a research paper on the theme: Intersection of Ethnicity and Gender: Understanding Theoretical Issues in the Context of Northeast India, On the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on: Ethnic Women in Changing Social Scenario in Northeast India, Organized by HCDG College, Nitaipukhuri, 27-28 Jan, 2012.

  • Acted as a Resource Person and delivered a lecture with a research paper on the theme: Women in the 21st Century: From Patriarchy to Empowerment on the NCW Sponsored State level Seminar on: Indian Women in 21st Century with special reference to Northeast India, Organized by Demow College, in collaboration with NGO, Microforce, 02 Sept, 2012.

  • Presented a research paper on : Democracy, Crisis of Governance and Human Rights: A Theoretical Perspective on the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Emerging Challenges of Governance and State of Human Rights in Northeast India, Organized by the Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, 06-07, 0ct, 2012.

  • Presented a research paper on: Political Participation of Women in Assam: An analysis on the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on: Political Participation of Women in Assam, organized by Moridhol College, 07-08 December, 2012.

  • Acted as a resource person in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Traditional Skill and Knowledge of Ethnic Women and Economic Development in Northeast India, organized by Deptt. of History, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, 26-27th October, 2013, with a research paper titled: Traditional Skill and Knowledge of Women of Assam: Extinction and Preservation

  • Acted as a resource person in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Socio-Economic status of women of North-East: Issues and challenges, organized by Deptt. of Economics, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, January-20th-21st, 2014, with a research paper titled Changing trends of Socio-Economic Status of Women in Assam: a framework of understanding.

  • Presented a research paper on: Changing trends of Socio-Economic Status of Women in Assam: a framework of understanding, in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Socio-Economic status of women of North-East: Issues and challenges, organized by Deptt. of Economics, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, January-20th-21st, 2014

  • Delivered the plenary lecture on: Human Security and women in Northeast India: Feminist Analysis, in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on: Human Security and Women in N.E.  India, organized by, Deptt. Of Political Science, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, 23-24, August, 2014

  • Delivered Lecture on: Contribution of Tai-Women in the Preservation of Culture, in the Women’s Convention of 34th Annual Purbanchal Tai-Sahitya Sabha, Moranhat, dated 14th feb, 2015.

  • Presented a paper titled: Discourses On Endangered Culture,  in the  ICHR AND ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on: Endangered Ethnic Cultures and Languages in Northeast India, organized by the Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat, December 17-18, 2016.

  • Delivered Lecture on: Gender and Human Development Discourse: An Critical Analysis, as a resource person in the National Seminar on: Human Development in India: challenges and prospects, organized by J.B. College, Jorhat, on March 18, 2017.

  • Delivered the Keynote Address on: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment: A North-Eastern Perspective, in the ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on: organized by Pithubor Girls College, Khowang on: 28th – 29th March, 2018.

  • Delivered the inaugural Address on : Women’s voices in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges on 12th October, 2018 in the ICSSR sponsored two days National Seminar on :Women’s voices in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges, organized by Jorhat Kendriya Mahavidyalaya.

  • Presented a paper on “Ethnic Nationalism and Migration in Northeast India: A framework of Understanding in ICHR Sponsored National Seminar on: Migration and its Effects on the Rights of Indigenous People of Northeast India, Organized by The Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat, dated: 9th and 10th March, 2019.

  • Delivered invited talk on “Voices of Women in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges, delivered in Digboi College on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 06-03-2020, organized by IQAC and the Department of Political Science, Digboi College.

  • Delivered invited lecture on the Topic: Nationalism and Gender in the context of India’s Northeast: Agency and Contradictions, Sept. 19, 2020, at 2.30 pm in the National Webinar Organized by Gargaon College, Sivasagar, Assam

  • Acted as a resource person in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar organized by the Department of Sociology In collaboration with IQAC, Tingkhong College on : Development of Weaker Sections in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges, 19th-20th Feb. 2021

Administrative Assignments:

  • Head of the Department, Political Science

Publications

Publications in Journals:

  1. Globalization and Its emerging Challenges to the Status of Women in the Third World, Journal Of Politics, Vol. XII., 2005, Department of  Political Science, Dibrugarh University
  2. Democracy and Media: Questioning the Issues of Women's Right in Northeast India, Journal of Women's Studies, Vol.-I, March 2007, Center For Women's Studies, Dibrugarh University
  3. Gender Development Approach and Social Protection: Understanding the Case of Assam, in, the Indian Journal of Political Science, Volume LXIX, No.4, Oct-Dec., 2008, issn no. 0019-5510, pg. no. 771-785
  4. Democracy, Media and Gender: an interface, in, South-Asian journal for socio-political studies (SAJOPS), an International refereed journal, Vol. I, Dec-2010, pg. No. 40-49. ISSN 0972-4613
  5. Social Exclusion and Women: an analysis of portrayal of women in Print media of Assam, in, THE SOCIAL ION, Vol. 1, No. 1&2, Jan-Dec, 2012, ISSN- 2319-3581 Pg.no. 53-67
  6. Intersection of Ethnicity and Gender: Understanding theoretical issues in the context of North-East India, in, Journal of Politics, Vol. XV, December, 2013, Pg. No. 19-34. ISSN – 2277-5617
  7. Reproductive Rights of Women: A human right perspective, in, Journal of Politics, Vol. XVI, December, 2014, Pg. No. 96-109,ISSN – 2277-5617
  8. Human Security and Gender in Development Discourse: Post-Colonial Debates, Journal of Politics, Vol. XVII, August, 2017, Pg. No. 69-82, ISSN-2277-5617
  9. Gender and Nation: Reflection on the Role of Women Under Conflict Situations in North East India In South-Asian Journal for Socio-Political Studies (SAJOPS), an International journal, Vol. XIX NO. 1 July-December, 2018, ISSN 0972-4613
  10. Gender And Nation building In India: Reflections from Modern Indian Political Thought, Journal of Politics, Vol. XVIII, August, 2018, ISSN-2277-561, pp. 15-28

Books and Book Chapters:

Book:

  1. Women, Democracy and the Media: An Analysis of Current Trends in Assam, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 2014, ISBN: 978-8186307-86-1
  2.  Gender and Contested Spaces of Democracy in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2018, ISBN: 978-93-85839-00-9

Book Chapters:

1.     Women in the Peace Process in North-East India, in Ashok Kumar Ray & B.J. Deb (ed.), Terrorism and Human Rights in North East India, Om Publications, New Delhi, 2007, pg. 193-202, ISBN: 81-86867-27-9

  • 2.     Gender Sensitization: A Critical Analysis of the role of media, in, L.S.Gassah (ed.) Women Empoerment Movement in Northeast India, Omsons Publications, New Delhi, 2008, p.g. 163-174, ISBN: 81-7117-231-8

    3.     Women and Politics of Peace Process in Northeast India, in, Achutya Panda (ed.) Situating Indian Women, Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi, 2008, pg. 342-354, ISBN: 978-81-89886-32-5

    4.     Status of Women: Continuity and Change, in  Lalnehi Zovi (ed), Changing Status of Women in Northeastern State, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 2009

    5.     New Economic Policy and its Impact on Traditional Skill of Women in NorthEast India, in, Bimal. J. Deb, Keya Sengupta and B. Datta Ray (ed.), Globalisation and Northeast India, Concept Publication, New Delhi, 2008, pg. 347-353, ISBN: 978-81-8069-510-0

    6.     Violence against Women In Assam, In, Achutya Panda (ed.), Violence and Underdevelopment, Abhijeet Publication, New Delhi, 2009, pg. 341-328, ISBN: 978-93-80031-10-1

    7.      Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in, Wasbir Hussain (ed.), Peace Tools and Conflict Nuances in India's Northeast, Wordweaves India, 2010, ISBN: 978-81-909903-10-1, pg. 211-235

    8.     Insurgent Movement and Gender Implications in Assam: Understanding the role of ULFA and the Indian State, In, Daisy Bora Talukdar (ed.), Gender, Peace and Development in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-86307-46-5, Pg. 58-90.

    9.     Democracy, Media and Gender, In. M.R.Biju(ed.), Globalisation, Democracy and Gender Justice, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-7708-305-7, pg. 210-244

    10. Issues and Trends in Contemporary Political Thought, In. Girin Phukon (ed.) Glimpses to Political Thoiught, DVS Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-86307-54-0, Pg. 09-26

    11. Media and re-feudalisation of 21st Century Modernity: Understanding emerging Gender Issues in Assam, In. Sailen Das, Rubul Patgiri (ed.), Gender Issues in Northeast India: Bridging the Gap, Authors Press, New Delhi, 2015, ISBN: 978-81-7273-748-1, pg. 127-136

    12. Traditional Folk Skill and Knowledge of Women in Assam: Preservation and Extiction, in Girin Phukon (ed.), Folk Culture of Indigenious Communities of Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2017, ISBN: 978-93-85839-04-7, pp. 132-148

    13. Endangered Culture: Global Homogenization or Assertion of Heterogeneity, In Girin Phukon (ed.), Endangered Ethnic Language and Culture in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2018, ISBN: 978-93-85839-33-7, pp. 13-29

    14. Contested Space of Democracy and Women's Agency for Change in Assam, In. Ashild Kolas (ed.), Women, Peace and Security in Northeast India, ZUBAAN Publications, New Delhi, 2017, Pp. 48-67, ISBN: 9789385932304

 

Courses Taken

PSCC 101:  MODERN INDIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT (PG 1ST SEMESTER)

PSCC 401:  LIBERAL POLITICAL THEORY (PG 4TH SEMESTER)

PSCD 204 : WOMEN, SOCIETY AND POLITICS IN INDIA (PG 2ND SEMESTER)

PSCG 207: GENDER AND POLITICS (PG 2ND SEMESTER)

COURSE-I RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (SHARED PAPER) Ph.D and M.Phil Course

COURSE- II POLITICAL THEORY (SHARED PAPER) ELECTIVE - Ph.D and M.Phil Course

 

Profile

Profile

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.A., Ph.D

Specialization:

  •  Modern Indian Political Thought, Political Theory and Gender Studies
Papers Taught
  • Post Graduate Course: Liberal Political Theory, Modern Indian Political Thought, Women, Society and Politics in India
  • M.Phil & Ph.D Course: Political Theory

Research Projects:

  • Portrayal of Women in Print Media in Assam, UGC Sponsored Minor Research Project (2010-12)

Ph.D / M.Phil Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

(Awarded/On-going )

1.

Mr. Janardan Borah (P.hd )

Role of Self-Help Group in Economic and Political Empowerment of Schedule Caste Women in Assam: with special reference to Lahowal, Borboruah, Tengakhat and Panitola Development Blocks of Dibrugarh District

Awarded

2.

Neha Gupta (M.phil)

Class and work in Marxist Feminism: An analysis of female domestic workers

Awarded

3.

Phoomoni Das (M.phil )

Political Culture of the Tea-Garden Community of Assam: A case Study of Sarupathar Constituency

Awarded

4.

Niharika Gathiri (M.phil )

Gender Justice, constitutional provisions and the Rights of the Girl-Child: A case study of the Rajah Alli Tea-estate in Dibrugarh District

Awarded

5.

Poornima Yadav (M.phil )

Work-life Balance of Working Women: A Case Study of Tinsukia District

Awarded

6.

Nirmali Pegu (Ph.D)

Ethnicity and Politics of Youth Activism in Assam: A Study of the Takam Mising Porin Kebang

Awarded

7. 

Phulmoni Das (Ph.D)

Subaltern Politics and State Responses: A Study of the Tea-Garden Community in Assam

Awarded

8. 

Indrakshi Phukon (Ph.D)

State, Border Communities and Human Security: A Socio-Political Analysis

On-Going

9.

Ranjan Borah (Ph.D)

Peasant Struggle in Post-Independent India: Role of KMASS

On-Going

10.

Puja Dihingia (Ph.D)

The Joint Forest Management Programme and The  Livelihood Security of Forest Dwellers of Assam

On-Going

11. 

Uttam Narah (M.Phil)

Political Participation of Mising Women: A Study of Takam Mising Mime Kebang

On-Going

12.

Bikash Borah (M.Phil)

Women's Access to Health Services: An Analysis of the Slum Dwellers in Dibrugarh District

Awarded

13.

Tehsira Yesrin (M.Phil)

Women and Media: An Analysis of the Indian Television Commercials

Awarded

14.

Nagendranath Gogoi (M.Phil)

Identity and Belonging: Rethinking Ethnicity in Assam with Special Reference to the Tai-Phake Community

Awarded

15. 

Tanvi Ghosh (M.Phil)

Representation of Indian Muslim Women in Print Media with special reference to Triple Talaq Bill

On Going

 

Workshop Participated:

  • Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009
  • Acted as a Resource Person and delivered a lecture with a research paper on the theme: Empowerment of Women: Issues and Debates, in One Day workshop on Women Empowerment: Issues and Debates, under UGC Merged Scheme, organized by Moran Girls’ College, on 6th March, 2012.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored Orientation Programe w.e.f. 1st March, 2013-28th March 2013 in UGC-ASC, North Bengal University (NBU), Darjeeling.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Political Science, w.e.f. 24th Feb, 2014-16th March, 2014, in UGC-ASC, Gauhati University, Assam
  • Acted as a resource person in 10 Day workshop on ICSSR sponsored “Research Methodology course on Social Science Research”, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat, w.e.f. 16th December to 25th December, 2013. Delivered Talk on: Feminist Research Methodology and Techniques in Social Science Research.
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored three days workshop on Human Rights and Duties, organized by Deptt. of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, from 10th -11th May, 2014.

Lectures Delivered in National Workshops on Research Medthodology and Refresher Courses:

  • Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009
  • Delivered lecture on: Women and Human Rights: Cultural and Religious intersections, as a Resource Person on five day ICSSR Sponsored National workshop on: Human Rights Education: Challenges in Northeast India, December 17-21, 2014, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research Moranhat
  • Delivered lecture on: Reproductive Rights of Women as Human Rights, as a Resource Person on five day ICSSR Sponsored National workshop on: Human Rights Education: Challenges in Northeast India, December 17-21, 2014, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research Moranhat
  • Lecture delivered on the topic: Law and Gender Inequality in India: A Reality Check, in the two day UGC Sponsored National workshop on: Women and Legal Rights, Organized by Department of Geography, Moran College, 21- 22, October, 2014
  • Lecture delivered on : Feminist Research Methods , in the 10 day ICSSR sponsored National Workshop on Research Methodology and Training Programme in Social Science Research, organised by Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, Dec. 07-16, 2015
  • Delivered lecture in DCB College Jorhat on the Topic: Women and Human Rights: A Gender Framework of Understanding, in the One Day Symposium Cum Workshop on Human Rights, dated: 13/02/2015
  • Delivered Lecture on: Gender and Human Development Discourse: An Critical Analysis, as a resource person in the National Seminar on: Human Development in India: challenges and prospects, organized by J.B. College, Jorhat, on March 18, 2017.
  • Delivered two Lectures on: Perceptions on Gender in Nationalist Thoughts: An analysis of Gender Gap, as a resource person in the seven day ICSSR and MHRD sponsored National Workshop on: Gender Gap in Social Protection in North East India, Dec, 9-15, 2017, organized by Institute of Tai-Studies and Research Moranhat.
  • Delivered Four lectures Titled:  Perceptions on Gender in the Nationalist Thoughts, Gender and Nation-building in the context of Northeast India, A Glimpse on women's Movement in Assam and Role and Agency of Women During Conflict Situations in, the Winter Programme under Refresher Course, on 18th and 19th January, 2018 in UGC Academic Staff College, North Bengal University, Darjeeling. 
  • Delivered Four lectures Titled:  Perceptions on Gender in the Nationalist Thoughts, Gender and Nation-building in the context of Northeast India, A Glimpse on women's Movement in Assam and Role and Agency of Women During Conflict Situations in, the Winter Programme under Refresher Course, on 18th and 19th January, 2018 in UGC Academic Staff College, North Bengal University, Darjeeling. 
  • Delivered two lectures in Cotton University on, “Feminist Approach to research” and “Feminist Research Methods and Techniques” in ICSSR sponsored Research Methodology Course, organized by the Department of Geography.
  •  Delivered one Lecture on: Gender and Reproductive health Governance, in UGC Refresher Course in Political Science, on 11th sept, 2020, organised bu UGC Academic Staff College, Gauhati University, from 7th - 20th September, 2020
  • International Seminar and Conference Participated:
  • Presented a paper titled Women, Democracy and the Media: A Study in the Context of Northeast India at the 20th International Political Science Association World Congress, held at Fukuoka, Japan on 9th-14th July, 2006.
  • Presented a paper titled: Insurgent Movement led by ULFA and the counter-insurgency measures of the Indian Government: its Gender Implications in Assam, at the 21st International Political ScienceAssociation World Congress, held at Santiago, Chile, 12th-16th July, 2009. ( trip was sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi and International; Political Science Association, Canada)
  • Participated in the International Seminar on: Shared History and Contested Spaces: Rethinking Territoriality in South Asia organized by the Deptt. of History in collaboration with PANOS South Asia, 29th-30th Nov. 2010.
  •      Presented a Research Paper on: Contested Space of Democracy and Women’s Agency for Change in Assam, in the International Conference on: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia, organized by CRG, Kolkata and Peace Research Institute, Oslo, from Nov. 7-8, 2014

  •     Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009.   

  •    Presented a Research Paper on: Women and Traditional Knowledge System in Assam: Extinction and Preservation, on: Two Day International Conference on “Sustainable Development and North East India in the Globalised Era” on 29-30 December, 2017 organized by, Federation of Government College Teachers’ Associations, Manipur (FEGOCTA) in partnership with two Government Colleges of D.M. College of Arts and G. P. Women’s College, Imphal and Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development, Imphal, Manipur.
    National Seminar and Conference Participated: (since 2009)

  • Acted as a Resource Person and presented a paper on: Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in a British High Commission, Kolkata sponsored National Orientation cum Workshop organized by the Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, March 12-14, 2009.

  •  Presented a paper titled: Student Activism in Northeast India- a Look through Genderlens, in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on, Student Movement in Northeast India, Moridhal College, 9th-10th May, 2009.

  • Presented a paper titled: Social Exclusion and Gender under conflict situation in Assam, in UNDP, Oxfam, Action Aid, ICSSR and Centre for Dalit Rights (CDR) Sponsored National Seminar on Social Exclusion in Contemporary India, organized by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Jaipur, 26th-27th November, 2009.

  • Presented a paper titled: Social Exclusion and Gender: Some Theoretical Arguments, in NCW and ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on: Issues of Gender, Peace and conflict in North East India, organized by Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, 25-26th Feb, 2010.

  • Presented a paper titled: Social Exclusion and Women: an analysis of portrayal of women in Print media of Assam in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar organized by the Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat from 8th-9th Jan, 2011 on the theme: Social Exclusion and Conflict in Northeast India.

  • Presented a paper titled: Cultural Tourism and Media Imperialism: an analysis in the context of Assam, in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar  organized by the Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat from 6th-7th ,November, 2011 on the theme: Cultural tourism and Economic Development of the Northeast.

  • Presented a paper titled: Theorizing Objectification of Women during conflict: a human Rights Perspective, , in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar  on Human Rights and Insurgency: Challenges in North East India organized by Sibsagar College, on 16th and 17th of March, 2012, Joysagar.

  • Acted as a Resource Person and delivered a lecture with a research paper on the theme: Intersection of Ethnicity and Gender: Understanding Theoretical Issues in the Context of Northeast India, On the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on: Ethnic Women in Changing Social Scenario in Northeast India, Organized by HCDG College, Nitaipukhuri, 27-28 Jan, 2012.

  • Acted as a Resource Person and delivered a lecture with a research paper on the theme: Women in the 21st Century: From Patriarchy to Empowerment on the NCW Sponsored State level Seminar on: Indian Women in 21st Century with special reference to Northeast India, Organized by Demow College, in collaboration with NGO, Microforce, 02 Sept, 2012.

  • Presented a research paper on : Democracy, Crisis of Governance and Human Rights: A Theoretical Perspective on the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Emerging Challenges of Governance and State of Human Rights in Northeast India, Organized by the Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, 06-07, 0ct, 2012.

  • Presented a research paper on: Political Participation of Women in Assam: An analysis on the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on: Political Participation of Women in Assam, organized by Moridhol College, 07-08 December, 2012.

  • Acted as a resource person in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Traditional Skill and Knowledge of Ethnic Women and Economic Development in Northeast India, organized by Deptt. of History, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, 26-27th October, 2013, with a research paper titled: Traditional Skill and Knowledge of Women of Assam: Extinction and Preservation

  • Acted as a resource person in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Socio-Economic status of women of North-East: Issues and challenges, organized by Deptt. of Economics, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, January-20th-21st, 2014, with a research paper titled Changing trends of Socio-Economic Status of Women in Assam: a framework of understanding.

  • Presented a research paper on: Changing trends of Socio-Economic Status of Women in Assam: a framework of understanding, in the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on: Socio-Economic status of women of North-East: Issues and challenges, organized by Deptt. of Economics, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, January-20th-21st, 2014

  • Delivered the plenary lecture on: Human Security and women in Northeast India: Feminist Analysis, in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on: Human Security and Women in N.E.  India, organized by, Deptt. Of Political Science, Moran Mahila Mahavidyalaya, 23-24, August, 2014

  • Delivered Lecture on: Contribution of Tai-Women in the Preservation of Culture, in the Women’s Convention of 34th Annual Purbanchal Tai-Sahitya Sabha, Moranhat, dated 14th feb, 2015.

  • Presented a paper titled: Discourses On Endangered Culture,  in the  ICHR AND ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on: Endangered Ethnic Cultures and Languages in Northeast India, organized by the Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat, December 17-18, 2016.

  • Delivered Lecture on: Gender and Human Development Discourse: An Critical Analysis, as a resource person in the National Seminar on: Human Development in India: challenges and prospects, organized by J.B. College, Jorhat, on March 18, 2017.

  • Delivered the Keynote Address on: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment: A North-Eastern Perspective, in the ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on: organized by Pithubor Girls College, Khowang on: 28th – 29th March, 2018.

  • Delivered the inaugural Address on : Women’s voices in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges on 12th October, 2018 in the ICSSR sponsored two days National Seminar on :Women’s voices in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges, organized by Jorhat Kendriya Mahavidyalaya.

  • Presented a paper on “Ethnic Nationalism and Migration in Northeast India: A framework of Understanding in ICHR Sponsored National Seminar on: Migration and its Effects on the Rights of Indigenous People of Northeast India, Organized by The Institute of Tai-Studies and Research, Moranhat, dated: 9th and 10th March, 2019.

  • Delivered invited talk on “Voices of Women in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges, delivered in Digboi College on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 06-03-2020, organized by IQAC and the Department of Political Science, Digboi College.

  • Delivered invited lecture on the Topic: Nationalism and Gender in the context of India’s Northeast: Agency and Contradictions, Sept. 19, 2020, at 2.30 pm in the National Webinar Organized by Gargaon College, Sivasagar, Assam

  • Acted as a resource person in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar organized by the Department of Sociology In collaboration with IQAC, Tingkhong College on : Development of Weaker Sections in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges, 19th-20th Feb. 2021

Administrative Assignments:

  • Head of the Department, Political Science
Publications

Publications

 

Publications in Journals:

  1. Globalization and Its emerging Challenges to the Status of Women in the Third World, Journal Of Politics, Vol. XII., 2005, Department of  Political Science, Dibrugarh University
  2. Democracy and Media: Questioning the Issues of Women's Right in Northeast India, Journal of Women's Studies, Vol.-I, March 2007, Center For Women's Studies, Dibrugarh University
  3. Gender Development Approach and Social Protection: Understanding the Case of Assam, in, the Indian Journal of Political Science, Volume LXIX, No.4, Oct-Dec., 2008, issn no. 0019-5510, pg. no. 771-785
  4. Democracy, Media and Gender: an interface, in, South-Asian journal for socio-political studies (SAJOPS), an International refereed journal, Vol. I, Dec-2010, pg. No. 40-49. ISSN 0972-4613
  5. Social Exclusion and Women: an analysis of portrayal of women in Print media of Assam, in, THE SOCIAL ION, Vol. 1, No. 1&2, Jan-Dec, 2012, ISSN- 2319-3581 Pg.no. 53-67
  6. Intersection of Ethnicity and Gender: Understanding theoretical issues in the context of North-East India, in, Journal of Politics, Vol. XV, December, 2013, Pg. No. 19-34. ISSN – 2277-5617
  7. Reproductive Rights of Women: A human right perspective, in, Journal of Politics, Vol. XVI, December, 2014, Pg. No. 96-109,ISSN – 2277-5617
  8. Human Security and Gender in Development Discourse: Post-Colonial Debates, Journal of Politics, Vol. XVII, August, 2017, Pg. No. 69-82, ISSN-2277-5617
  9. Gender and Nation: Reflection on the Role of Women Under Conflict Situations in North East India In South-Asian Journal for Socio-Political Studies (SAJOPS), an International journal, Vol. XIX NO. 1 July-December, 2018, ISSN 0972-4613
  10. Gender And Nation building In India: Reflections from Modern Indian Political Thought, Journal of Politics, Vol. XVIII, August, 2018, ISSN-2277-561, pp. 15-28

Books and Book Chapters:

Book:

  1. Women, Democracy and the Media: An Analysis of Current Trends in Assam, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 2014, ISBN: 978-8186307-86-1
  2.  Gender and Contested Spaces of Democracy in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2018, ISBN: 978-93-85839-00-9

Book Chapters:

1.     Women in the Peace Process in North-East India, in Ashok Kumar Ray & B.J. Deb (ed.), Terrorism and Human Rights in North East India, Om Publications, New Delhi, 2007, pg. 193-202, ISBN: 81-86867-27-9

  • 2.     Gender Sensitization: A Critical Analysis of the role of media, in, L.S.Gassah (ed.) Women Empoerment Movement in Northeast India, Omsons Publications, New Delhi, 2008, p.g. 163-174, ISBN: 81-7117-231-8

    3.     Women and Politics of Peace Process in Northeast India, in, Achutya Panda (ed.) Situating Indian Women, Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi, 2008, pg. 342-354, ISBN: 978-81-89886-32-5

    4.     Status of Women: Continuity and Change, in  Lalnehi Zovi (ed), Changing Status of Women in Northeastern State, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 2009

    5.     New Economic Policy and its Impact on Traditional Skill of Women in NorthEast India, in, Bimal. J. Deb, Keya Sengupta and B. Datta Ray (ed.), Globalisation and Northeast India, Concept Publication, New Delhi, 2008, pg. 347-353, ISBN: 978-81-8069-510-0

    6.     Violence against Women In Assam, In, Achutya Panda (ed.), Violence and Underdevelopment, Abhijeet Publication, New Delhi, 2009, pg. 341-328, ISBN: 978-93-80031-10-1

    7.      Conceptualizing Gender, Peace and Conflict in reference to Assam, in, Wasbir Hussain (ed.), Peace Tools and Conflict Nuances in India's Northeast, Wordweaves India, 2010, ISBN: 978-81-909903-10-1, pg. 211-235

    8.     Insurgent Movement and Gender Implications in Assam: Understanding the role of ULFA and the Indian State, In, Daisy Bora Talukdar (ed.), Gender, Peace and Development in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-86307-46-5, Pg. 58-90.

    9.     Democracy, Media and Gender, In. M.R.Biju(ed.), Globalisation, Democracy and Gender Justice, New Century Publication, New Delhi, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-7708-305-7, pg. 210-244

    10. Issues and Trends in Contemporary Political Thought, In. Girin Phukon (ed.) Glimpses to Political Thoiught, DVS Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-86307-54-0, Pg. 09-26

    11. Media and re-feudalisation of 21st Century Modernity: Understanding emerging Gender Issues in Assam, In. Sailen Das, Rubul Patgiri (ed.), Gender Issues in Northeast India: Bridging the Gap, Authors Press, New Delhi, 2015, ISBN: 978-81-7273-748-1, pg. 127-136

    12. Traditional Folk Skill and Knowledge of Women in Assam: Preservation and Extiction, in Girin Phukon (ed.), Folk Culture of Indigenious Communities of Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2017, ISBN: 978-93-85839-04-7, pp. 132-148

    13. Endangered Culture: Global Homogenization or Assertion of Heterogeneity, In Girin Phukon (ed.), Endangered Ethnic Language and Culture in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, 2018, ISBN: 978-93-85839-33-7, pp. 13-29

    14. Contested Space of Democracy and Women's Agency for Change in Assam, In. Ashild Kolas (ed.), Women, Peace and Security in Northeast India, ZUBAAN Publications, New Delhi, 2017, Pp. 48-67, ISBN: 9789385932304

 

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