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Dr. Partha Pratim Borah

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Email - borah.parthapratim@dibru.ac.in
  • Department of Sociology
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

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: Tribal 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, Tribal Studies, Sociological Theory, Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Sociology of Development.

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)

Borah, Partha Pratim, Rabin Deka and Ankur Jyoti Bhuyan. 2022. “Ethnicity and Fragmented Identity: Diverse forms of identity formation among the Misings of Assam,” Asian Ethnicity, Vol 23, No 1, pp. 66-89.

Bhuyan, Ankur Jyoti, Partha Pratim Borah and Tarun Gogoi. 13 August, 2022. "Understanding Political Shift in Bodoland: Peace Accord, Fractured Identity and the Rising Tide of Saffron," in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol LVII, No 33, pp 26-29.

Bhuyan, Ankur Jyoti, Tarun Gogoi and Partha Pratim Borah. 2022. "Contextualising Democratic Governance in Bodoland: Changes and Challenges," in M. Amarjeet Singh (ed.) Autonomy and Democratic Governance in Northeast India. London and New York: Routledge, pp 69-90. 

Borah, Partha Pratim. (2022). ‘Ethnic Identity and Language: Articulation and Contestations of Ethnic Identity among the Misings of Assam’, in K.Kokho, Athikho Kaisu and Daili Neli (eds.) Tribes of Northeast India: Orality, Migration and Epistemology. Jaipur and New Delhi: Rawat Publications.

Borah, Partha Pratim. 2020. Development and Land: Processes of Adverse Inclusion of Tribe in Assam, in Borthakur, B.N. and Hriday Ranjan Kalita (eds.) Social Exclusion and Challenges of Inclusion in India. Guwahati:: Delhi: DVS Publishers, pp. 109-122. 

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.

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.

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)

Other Publications:

  1. E-Content Publications:

    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): (uploaded)

    a.     Introductory Overview of the Frankfurt School

    b.     Neo Marxist Perspectives: Louis Althusser

    c.     Class, Culture and Power: Pierre Bourdieu I

    d.     Class, Culture and Power: Pierre Bourdieu II

    e.     Class, Culture and Power: Slavoj Zizek.

    Selected Seminar Paper Presentations

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   Presented paper entitled “Ethnic Plurality, Social (In) Equality and Assam: Problematising the Vocabulary of Multiculturalismin Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Towards Social Equality: Multiple Contexts and Approaches with Special Reference to North-East India’ organized by Dr. Ambedkar Chair, Tezpur University collaboration with ICSSR, New Delhi on 2nd and 3rd November 2022 at Tezpur University, Assam.

3      Presented paper entitled ‘Contextualising Citizenship in Assam: ‘Citizen-Migrant’ Binary and its implications’ in 59th All India Political Science Conference and International Seminar on ‘Global Rise of Incredible India’ organized by University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya on 26-27 March, 2022. 

4     Presented paper entitled ‘Reading Citizenship in Multi-Ethnic Context: Multiple meanings of Citizenship in Assam’ in the National Seminar on ‘Citizenship, State and Society in Contemporary Times’ organized by Department of Sociology, Tezpur University on 14 March, 2022.

6      Presented a paper entitled ‘Development and Governance in Northeast India’ in the Three-Day UGC-SAP National Seminar on ‘Public Policy, Governance and Development in  North-Eastern States of India’ organized by the Department of Political Science, North-Eastern Hill University on 13-15 March, 2019 

Presented a paper entitled ‘Contesting Ethnicity: Inter-group and Intra-Group dynamics of Mising Identity in Assam’ in International Conference on ‘Locating Northeast India: Human Mobility, Resource Flows and Spatial Linkages’ organised by the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University on 9th to 12th January, 2018

Refresher/FDP Atttended

 

1.     Successfully Completed ARPIT Course for Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) promotion on ‘Gender or Women Studies offered by Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, 2019 (Offered by SWAYAM).  

   Attended 2 Week Faculty Development Programme on ‘Research Methodology’ organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching from October 01-October 15, 2020.

3.     UGC STRIDE Refresher Course on Research Methodology: Research Ethnics, Methods, Skills, Writing and Communication organized by Mizoram University, 19 August to 1 Septmber, 2020.

4.     Attended 2 Week Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on ‘Advanced Research Methodology’ organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching from 22 March-5 April, 2022.

5.     Attended a 15 Days long  Capacity Building Programme for the Faculty of Social Sciences sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR-New Delhi)  and organized by Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia Campus, Sonapur on 1-15 July, 2018.

 

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: Tribal 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, Tribal Studies, Sociological Theory, Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Sociology of Development.

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)

Borah, Partha Pratim, Rabin Deka and Ankur Jyoti Bhuyan. 2022. “Ethnicity and Fragmented Identity: Diverse forms of identity formation among the Misings of Assam,” Asian Ethnicity, Vol 23, No 1, pp. 66-89.

Bhuyan, Ankur Jyoti, Partha Pratim Borah and Tarun Gogoi. 13 August, 2022. "Understanding Political Shift in Bodoland: Peace Accord, Fractured Identity and the Rising Tide of Saffron," in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol LVII, No 33, pp 26-29.

Bhuyan, Ankur Jyoti, Tarun Gogoi and Partha Pratim Borah. 2022. "Contextualising Democratic Governance in Bodoland: Changes and Challenges," in M. Amarjeet Singh (ed.) Autonomy and Democratic Governance in Northeast India. London and New York: Routledge, pp 69-90. 

Borah, Partha Pratim. (2022). ‘Ethnic Identity and Language: Articulation and Contestations of Ethnic Identity among the Misings of Assam’, in K.Kokho, Athikho Kaisu and Daili Neli (eds.) Tribes of Northeast India: Orality, Migration and Epistemology. Jaipur and New Delhi: Rawat Publications.

Borah, Partha Pratim. 2020. Development and Land: Processes of Adverse Inclusion of Tribe in Assam, in Borthakur, B.N. and Hriday Ranjan Kalita (eds.) Social Exclusion and Challenges of Inclusion in India. Guwahati:: Delhi: DVS Publishers, pp. 109-122. 

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.

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.

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)

Other Publications:

  1. E-Content Publications:

    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): (uploaded)

    a.     Introductory Overview of the Frankfurt School

    b.     Neo Marxist Perspectives: Louis Althusser

    c.     Class, Culture and Power: Pierre Bourdieu I

    d.     Class, Culture and Power: Pierre Bourdieu II

    e.     Class, Culture and Power: Slavoj Zizek.

    Selected Seminar Paper Presentations

\

   Presented paper entitled “Ethnic Plurality, Social (In) Equality and Assam: Problematising the Vocabulary of Multiculturalismin Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Towards Social Equality: Multiple Contexts and Approaches with Special Reference to North-East India’ organized by Dr. Ambedkar Chair, Tezpur University collaboration with ICSSR, New Delhi on 2nd and 3rd November 2022 at Tezpur University, Assam.

3      Presented paper entitled ‘Contextualising Citizenship in Assam: ‘Citizen-Migrant’ Binary and its implications’ in 59th All India Political Science Conference and International Seminar on ‘Global Rise of Incredible India’ organized by University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya on 26-27 March, 2022. 

4     Presented paper entitled ‘Reading Citizenship in Multi-Ethnic Context: Multiple meanings of Citizenship in Assam’ in the National Seminar on ‘Citizenship, State and Society in Contemporary Times’ organized by Department of Sociology, Tezpur University on 14 March, 2022.

6      Presented a paper entitled ‘Development and Governance in Northeast India’ in the Three-Day UGC-SAP National Seminar on ‘Public Policy, Governance and Development in  North-Eastern States of India’ organized by the Department of Political Science, North-Eastern Hill University on 13-15 March, 2019 

Presented a paper entitled ‘Contesting Ethnicity: Inter-group and Intra-Group dynamics of Mising Identity in Assam’ in International Conference on ‘Locating Northeast India: Human Mobility, Resource Flows and Spatial Linkages’ organised by the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University on 9th to 12th January, 2018

Refresher/FDP Atttended

 

1.     Successfully Completed ARPIT Course for Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) promotion on ‘Gender or Women Studies offered by Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, 2019 (Offered by SWAYAM).  

   Attended 2 Week Faculty Development Programme on ‘Research Methodology’ organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching from October 01-October 15, 2020.

3.     UGC STRIDE Refresher Course on Research Methodology: Research Ethnics, Methods, Skills, Writing and Communication organized by Mizoram University, 19 August to 1 Septmber, 2020.

4.     Attended 2 Week Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on ‘Advanced Research Methodology’ organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching from 22 March-5 April, 2022.

5.     Attended a 15 Days long  Capacity Building Programme for the Faculty of Social Sciences sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR-New Delhi)  and organized by Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia Campus, Sonapur on 1-15 July, 2018.

 

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