Dr. Partha Pratim Borah

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree (2008) :Swahid Peopli Phukan College, Namti, Sivasagar.
  2. Master’s Degree (2010) :Tezpur University, Assam
  3. M.Phill. (2013): Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. (Title: Development and Marginalisation in Assam)
  4. Ph.D. (2021): Tezpur University, Assam. (Title: Interrogating Identity: Ethnicity and Class among the Misings of Assam)

Professional Experience:

  1. Working as Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University from 22-03-2013 to till date.
  2. Worked as Guest faculty for teaching in UGC-Net Coaching in the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University organized by AAEO Cell, for the period of 1 month from 1 October 2010 to 31 October, 2010. (1 month)
  3. Worked as Guest faculty for teaching in UGC-Net Coaching in the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University organized by AAEO Cell, for the period of 1 month from 1 November, 2012 to 30 November, 2012. (1 month)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

Identity Politics, Sociological Theory, Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Sociology of Development, Medical Sociology.

Research Experience:

  1. Worked as Research Assistant in the project entitled "Sociology of Health and Medicine" funded by UGC-CAS (University Grant Commission-Centre for Advanced Studies Programme) at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for a period of 8 months from 01-08-2011 to 31-03-2012. (8 Months)

Achievements (Academic or Other):

  1. Awarded UGC-JRF in December, 2009.
  2. Qualified in ICMR-JRF in 2011
  3. Awarded Gold Medal for securing Highest CGPA in the M.A. Sociology in Tezpur University, 2010.
  4. Declared Best Arts Graduate of Dibrugarh University, 2008 for securing highest marks among all the candidates of B.A. (Arts) of Dibrugarh University.
  5. Awarded “UGC-Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for Rank Holders, 2008-2010”.
  6. Awarded a Citation and a medal by North-east India Geographical Society for Securing Highest marks in Geography (major) in the B.A./B.Sc Exam in 2008 among all the candidates of universities of Assam.

Professional Membership:

  1. Life member of Indian Sociological Society (LMI-3222)

Publications

PUBLICATIONS:

Co-Edited

Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Partha Pratim Borah (Edited.); 2018; Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice; Guwahati: DVS Publisher. 

Articles and Chapters (Selected)

4.    Borah, Partha Pratim and Prof A.K. Borah, 2013, ‘Indigenous Identity, Tribal Status and the ‘Adivasis’ in Assam’ in The North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol xxiii, pp 49-58.

7.   Borah, Partha Pratim and Rabin Deka, 2017, Some Aspects of Social Construction of Identity in Plural Societies in North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol 24, pp 22-33 (ISSN 0975-8305)

9.    Borah, Partha Pratim and Rabin Deka, 2018, Northeast India: Historical Evolution and Diverse Conceptualisations of a Region in Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Partha Pratim Borah (Eds.); Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice; Guwahati: DVS Publisher, pp 34-55.

        Gogoi, Tarun and Partha Pratim Borah, 2019, Accommodating Diversity and Asymmetrical Federalism: Discourses of Federal Governance from the  Northeast India in Tyagi, Ruchi, Sunita Mangla and Nivedita Giri (Eds.), Glocalisation and Federal Governance in India: Understanding the Emerging Issues, New Delhi: Bloomsbury, pp. 315-325.

Borah, Partha Pratim, Rabin Deka and Ankur Jyoti Bhuyan. 2020. “Ethnicity and Fragmented Identity: Diverse forms of identity formation among the Misings of Assam,” Asian Ethnicity,DOI:10.1080/14631369.2020.1757403

Borah, Partha Pratim and Jyoti Prasad Saikia, 2018, Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice (Introduction) in Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Partha Pratim Borah (Ed.); 2018; Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice; Guwahati: DVS Publisher, pp 1-16. 

Other Publications:

  1. The following essays are included in the Module ‘Contemporary Social Theory’ under the course on Sociology under E-PG Pathshala, an online MHRD project under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT)
    1. Introductory Overview of the Frankfurt School
    2. Althusser
    3. Pierre Bourdieu:An Introduction
    4. Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu
    5. Slavoj Zizek.

Seminar Presentation(selected):

  1. Presented a paper entitled ‘Dynamics of Identity Formation in Multi Ethnic Situation of North East India: Case of Assamese Identity’ in the National Seminar on ‘Anthropological Research in North East India: Tradition and Transition’ organised by Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University on 18 & 19th March 2016.
  2. Presented a Paper Entitled ‘Governance, Development and ‘othering’: Case of Tribal Identity in Assam’ in ICSSR-NERC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Discourse of Self-Determination and Human Rights: Northeast India and Beyond’ held in Assam University, Diphu Campus on 12-13 March, 2014.
  3. Presented a Paper Entitled ‘From social to Political: Understanding Similarities and Differences in changing discourse on the lower caste of Brahmaputra valley vis-à-vis  Rest of India’ in National Seminar on ‘Socio Economic Status of the Marginalised Communities in Brahmaputra Valley with Special reference to the Scheduled Castes Groups’ held in Tezpur University,27-28 Septmber, 2013.
  4. Presented a Paper Entitled ‘Bharat mata and its Imagination: Inherent contradictions and conflict in the Imagination of nation’ in National Seminar on ‘Interrogating Indigeneity, Citizenship and the State: Perspectives from India’s North-East’ held in Tezpur University,7-9 March, 2013.
Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree (2008) :Swahid Peopli Phukan College, Namti, Sivasagar.
  2. Master’s Degree (2010) :Tezpur University, Assam
  3. M.Phill. (2013): Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. (Title: Development and Marginalisation in Assam)
  4. Ph.D. (2021): Tezpur University, Assam. (Title: Interrogating Identity: Ethnicity and Class among the Misings of Assam)

Professional Experience:

  1. Working as Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University from 22-03-2013 to till date.
  2. Worked as Guest faculty for teaching in UGC-Net Coaching in the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University organized by AAEO Cell, for the period of 1 month from 1 October 2010 to 31 October, 2010. (1 month)
  3. Worked as Guest faculty for teaching in UGC-Net Coaching in the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University organized by AAEO Cell, for the period of 1 month from 1 November, 2012 to 30 November, 2012. (1 month)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

Identity Politics, Sociological Theory, Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Sociology of Development, Medical Sociology.

Research Experience:

  1. Worked as Research Assistant in the project entitled "Sociology of Health and Medicine" funded by UGC-CAS (University Grant Commission-Centre for Advanced Studies Programme) at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for a period of 8 months from 01-08-2011 to 31-03-2012. (8 Months)

Achievements (Academic or Other):

  1. Awarded UGC-JRF in December, 2009.
  2. Qualified in ICMR-JRF in 2011
  3. Awarded Gold Medal for securing Highest CGPA in the M.A. Sociology in Tezpur University, 2010.
  4. Declared Best Arts Graduate of Dibrugarh University, 2008 for securing highest marks among all the candidates of B.A. (Arts) of Dibrugarh University.
  5. Awarded “UGC-Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for Rank Holders, 2008-2010”.
  6. Awarded a Citation and a medal by North-east India Geographical Society for Securing Highest marks in Geography (major) in the B.A./B.Sc Exam in 2008 among all the candidates of universities of Assam.

Professional Membership:

  1. Life member of Indian Sociological Society (LMI-3222)
Publications

Publications

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Co-Edited

Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Partha Pratim Borah (Edited.); 2018; Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice; Guwahati: DVS Publisher. 

Articles and Chapters (Selected)

4.    Borah, Partha Pratim and Prof A.K. Borah, 2013, ‘Indigenous Identity, Tribal Status and the ‘Adivasis’ in Assam’ in The North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol xxiii, pp 49-58.

7.   Borah, Partha Pratim and Rabin Deka, 2017, Some Aspects of Social Construction of Identity in Plural Societies in North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol 24, pp 22-33 (ISSN 0975-8305)

9.    Borah, Partha Pratim and Rabin Deka, 2018, Northeast India: Historical Evolution and Diverse Conceptualisations of a Region in Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Partha Pratim Borah (Eds.); Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice; Guwahati: DVS Publisher, pp 34-55.

        Gogoi, Tarun and Partha Pratim Borah, 2019, Accommodating Diversity and Asymmetrical Federalism: Discourses of Federal Governance from the  Northeast India in Tyagi, Ruchi, Sunita Mangla and Nivedita Giri (Eds.), Glocalisation and Federal Governance in India: Understanding the Emerging Issues, New Delhi: Bloomsbury, pp. 315-325.

Borah, Partha Pratim, Rabin Deka and Ankur Jyoti Bhuyan. 2020. “Ethnicity and Fragmented Identity: Diverse forms of identity formation among the Misings of Assam,” Asian Ethnicity,DOI:10.1080/14631369.2020.1757403

Borah, Partha Pratim and Jyoti Prasad Saikia, 2018, Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice (Introduction) in Jyoti Prasad Saikia and Partha Pratim Borah (Ed.); 2018; Sociology of Northeast India: Empirical Reality and Disciplinary Practice; Guwahati: DVS Publisher, pp 1-16. 

Other Publications:

  1. The following essays are included in the Module ‘Contemporary Social Theory’ under the course on Sociology under E-PG Pathshala, an online MHRD project under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT)
    1. Introductory Overview of the Frankfurt School
    2. Althusser
    3. Pierre Bourdieu:An Introduction
    4. Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu
    5. Slavoj Zizek.

Seminar Presentation(selected):

  1. Presented a paper entitled ‘Dynamics of Identity Formation in Multi Ethnic Situation of North East India: Case of Assamese Identity’ in the National Seminar on ‘Anthropological Research in North East India: Tradition and Transition’ organised by Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University on 18 & 19th March 2016.
  2. Presented a Paper Entitled ‘Governance, Development and ‘othering’: Case of Tribal Identity in Assam’ in ICSSR-NERC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Discourse of Self-Determination and Human Rights: Northeast India and Beyond’ held in Assam University, Diphu Campus on 12-13 March, 2014.
  3. Presented a Paper Entitled ‘From social to Political: Understanding Similarities and Differences in changing discourse on the lower caste of Brahmaputra valley vis-à-vis  Rest of India’ in National Seminar on ‘Socio Economic Status of the Marginalised Communities in Brahmaputra Valley with Special reference to the Scheduled Castes Groups’ held in Tezpur University,27-28 Septmber, 2013.
  4. Presented a Paper Entitled ‘Bharat mata and its Imagination: Inherent contradictions and conflict in the Imagination of nation’ in National Seminar on ‘Interrogating Indigeneity, Citizenship and the State: Perspectives from India’s North-East’ held in Tezpur University,7-9 March, 2013.
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