Geetanjali Devi

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.A. with major in Anthropology (Cotton College)
  2. Master’s Degree: M.A. with specialization in Advanced Archaeological Anthropology (Gauhati University)
  3. Ph.D.: registered on 22-04-2013 under Gauhati University
  4. Other: ICHR JRF

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor on contract basis in the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University from 1st September, 2015 to 27th June, 2016.
  • Presently working as Assistant Professor (Regular), Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Prehistory of North East India, Historical Archaeology, Monuments, Shrines, Engravings, Sculptures and Ethno-archaeology

Research Project:

  • Received financial assistance (Seed Money) from Dibrugarh University to work on the project entitled, “Structural Allotment of Spaces in a few Temples of Kamrup Metropolitan and Kamrup District of Assam” w.e.f. Sept, 2019.

Administrative Assignments:

  • Warden- Mamoni Roisom Goswami Chatri Nivas (MRGCN), Dibrugarh University

 Membership of Professional/Academic Bodies:

  1. Life member of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA).
  2. Life member of the Indian Anthropological Society

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. “Monuments and Shrines: A Study on Aswakranta and Dirgheswari Archaeological Sites of North Guwahati, Assam” (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Volume XV: 2013-14, ISSN- 2230-9527.
  2. “Temples of North Guwahati, Assam: An Anthropological Study” (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in the proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Recent Trends in Anthropology organized by the Department of Anthropology, Madhya Kamrup College, Subha, in 2015, ISBN: 978-99-81998-16-8.
  3. “Rock Engravings and Sculptures of North Guwahati, Assam” (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in Ancient Asia- Journal of the Society of South Asian Archaeology, Vol (7), p.2. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/aa.111. E ISSN: 2042-5937, published on 23 February, 2016.
  4. “A Preliminary Study on Pottery from Ganapati, Assam - Meghalaya Border” in the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Volume 43, 2015, ISSN 0976-2264, pg no. 87-92.
  5. “Anthropomorphic and Non-Anthropomorphic Shrines in the Monuments of Greater Guwahati, Assam”, (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah), in The Oriental Anthropologist, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2017, Pages 165-177, ISSN 0972-558X, e ISSN 0976-3430.
  6. “Living Monuments of Greater Guwahati, Assam: Myths and Legends” in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Volume 44 & 45, 2017, ISSN 0976-2264, 49-58.
  7. “A Short Account on the Rock Inscriptions in and around Guwahati, Assam” in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Volume 46, 2018, ISSN 0976-2264, 39-44.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. “Royal Patronage, Shrines and Monuments: An Exploratory Study of the State Protected Archaeological Sites of Greater Guwahati, Assam”, (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in Anthropological Aurora of North East India (Seminar Proceedings), 2017, edited by Arifur Zaman and Maitreyee Sharma, Adhyayan Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-8435-534-5.
  2. Temple Architecture of India: An Appraisal in Aaloran, March 2018, edited by Lengdon Chetia and Mala Hazarika, Purbayon Publication, Assam, ISBN 978-81-92955-43-8, 145-148.
Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.A. with major in Anthropology (Cotton College)
  2. Master’s Degree: M.A. with specialization in Advanced Archaeological Anthropology (Gauhati University)
  3. Ph.D.: registered on 22-04-2013 under Gauhati University
  4. Other: ICHR JRF

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor on contract basis in the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University from 1st September, 2015 to 27th June, 2016.
  • Presently working as Assistant Professor (Regular), Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Prehistory of North East India, Historical Archaeology, Monuments, Shrines, Engravings, Sculptures and Ethno-archaeology

Research Project:

  • Received financial assistance (Seed Money) from Dibrugarh University to work on the project entitled, “Structural Allotment of Spaces in a few Temples of Kamrup Metropolitan and Kamrup District of Assam” w.e.f. Sept, 2019.

Administrative Assignments:

  • Warden- Mamoni Roisom Goswami Chatri Nivas (MRGCN), Dibrugarh University

 Membership of Professional/Academic Bodies:

  1. Life member of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA).
  2. Life member of the Indian Anthropological Society
Publications

Publications

 

Research Publications:

  1. “Monuments and Shrines: A Study on Aswakranta and Dirgheswari Archaeological Sites of North Guwahati, Assam” (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Volume XV: 2013-14, ISSN- 2230-9527.
  2. “Temples of North Guwahati, Assam: An Anthropological Study” (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in the proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Recent Trends in Anthropology organized by the Department of Anthropology, Madhya Kamrup College, Subha, in 2015, ISBN: 978-99-81998-16-8.
  3. “Rock Engravings and Sculptures of North Guwahati, Assam” (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in Ancient Asia- Journal of the Society of South Asian Archaeology, Vol (7), p.2. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/aa.111. E ISSN: 2042-5937, published on 23 February, 2016.
  4. “A Preliminary Study on Pottery from Ganapati, Assam - Meghalaya Border” in the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Volume 43, 2015, ISSN 0976-2264, pg no. 87-92.
  5. “Anthropomorphic and Non-Anthropomorphic Shrines in the Monuments of Greater Guwahati, Assam”, (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah), in The Oriental Anthropologist, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2017, Pages 165-177, ISSN 0972-558X, e ISSN 0976-3430.
  6. “Living Monuments of Greater Guwahati, Assam: Myths and Legends” in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Volume 44 & 45, 2017, ISSN 0976-2264, 49-58.
  7. “A Short Account on the Rock Inscriptions in and around Guwahati, Assam” in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Volume 46, 2018, ISSN 0976-2264, 39-44.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. “Royal Patronage, Shrines and Monuments: An Exploratory Study of the State Protected Archaeological Sites of Greater Guwahati, Assam”, (joint with Dr. Dwipen Bezbaruah) in Anthropological Aurora of North East India (Seminar Proceedings), 2017, edited by Arifur Zaman and Maitreyee Sharma, Adhyayan Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-8435-534-5.
  2. Temple Architecture of India: An Appraisal in Aaloran, March 2018, edited by Lengdon Chetia and Mala Hazarika, Purbayon Publication, Assam, ISBN 978-81-92955-43-8, 145-148.
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