Tuesday, March 07, 2017, 4 p. m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar Series talk by Takashi Kurosaki titled 'Comparative Economic Development in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Agriculture in the 20th Century.'

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 4 p. m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar Series talk by Makiko Kimura titled 'Conflict, Displacement and Ethnicity in Bodoland, Assam.' Read more.

Seminar on 'Revisiting Partition' at HSS, IIT Guwahati from February 9-11, 2017. Visit website for details.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 4 p. m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar Series talk by Prof. Ravi Korisettar titled 'Early Agricultural Village Settlement at Sanganakallu, Ballari District, Karnataka. Read more.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 4 p.m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar Series talk by Prof. Rachel Dwyer titled 'Calling God on the Wrong Number: Hindu-Muslim relations in PK (2014) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015).' Read more.

Monday, January 09, 2017, 4:30 p.m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar Series talk by Dr. Sucharita Sen titled 'The Political Economy of Agrarian Distress of Post-Reform India.' Read more.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017, 6 p.m. at the Conference Centre. 3rd Suryya Kumar Bhuyan Memorial Lecture by Prof. Sugata Bose titled 'Unity or Partition: Mahatma Gandhi's Last Stand, 1945-48.' 

Wednesday, December 07, 2016, 4 p.m. at the Mini Auditorium. Special Lecture by Prof. Arun Kumar titled 'India's Black Economy: Implications, Causes, Remedies.' Read more.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016, 4 p.m. at the Mini Auditorium. Seminar Series talk by Prof. Anindya Sinha titled 'A Beautiful Mind! Social Cognition in Wild Bonnet Macaques.' Read more.

Thursday, November 24, 2016, 6 p.m. at the Mini Auditorium. Departmental Lecture by Prof. K. Sivaramakrishnan titled 'Environmental Jurisprudence and Inequality in India.' Read more.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016, 3:30 p.m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar series talk by Prof. Ian G. Baird titled 'Revisiting the Xe Bang Fai River in Laos: Assessing the Downstream Impacts of the Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project and New Cross-Border Political Ecologies.' Read more.

India-China Corridor Spring School 2017 on 'Modern Empires, Flows, Environments and Livelihoods'sponsored by the IIT Guwahati Swedish Research School from Sat, Mar 25, 2017 to Sun, Mar 26, 2017. Click HERE for details.

Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS) ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017, on 'Location, Identity, Solidarity – Hegemonic Formations and Contestations' (With a Special Focus on the Northeast) Co-hosted by the Department of HSS, IIT Guwahati on February 15-17, 2017. Abstracts submissions open. See the Call for Papers HERE




58th ANNUAL CONFERENCE of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), 24-26 November 2016. Read more.

The GRADUATE RESEARCH MEET 2016 of the HSS Department will be held from 20-22 October (Thursday-Saturday), 2016. Visit the GRM website HERE. 

Tuesday, October 4 2016, 4 p.m. at the HSS Conference Hall. Seminar series talk by Dr. Anup Kumar titled 'Hegemonic Developmentalism' in Policy Making and Role of Civil Society and News Media: The Case of Uttarakhand.'

Monday, September 26, 2016, 4 p.m. at the HSS Conference Room. Seminar series talk by Prof. Surender Kumar titled'Voluntary Environmental Programs: Drivers and Market Implications.' 

Monday, August 22, 2016, 4 p.m. at the HSS Seminar Hall. Seminar series talk by Prof. Rohan D'Souza titled 'Politics at the Boiling Point: South Asian Environmental History and the Anthropocene.' Read more.

Thursday, August 03, 2016, 4 p.m. at the HSS Seminar Room. A colloquium by Ankhi Mukherjee, Professor of English and World Literatures, Oxford University. Her talk is titled 'Slums and the Postcolonial Uncanny.' See the poster here

Friday, June 03, 2016, 4 p.m. at the HSS Conference Room. Seminar series talk by Dr. Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt titled 'Extractive Peasants Reframing the Debate on Informal Mining.' Read more.

Friday 27 May 2016, 4 p.m. at the HSS Seminar hall. Seminar series talk by Dr. Debapriya Basu titled 'Women Edit Women: Feminist Scholarly Editing in the Digital World.' Read more.

Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course on 'CAMPAIGNS, MEDIA and INFLUENCE' (16-20 May 2016) offered by Prof. Holli A. Semetko (Emory University) and Dr. Pahi Saikia (Dept. of Political Science, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati). Click HERE for course details. 

2nd SURYA KUMAR BHUYAN MEMORIAL LECTURE, 'The Idea of Ancient India' by Prof. Upinder Singh (University of Delhi) at the Conference Centre, IIT Guwahati on 22 April 2016 at 5 p.m.

TEQIP workshop on "Basic Statistical Tests and Data Analysis Using SPSS" from 30th March to 1st April


HSS Department Seminar Series, talk on 21 March 2016: Free/Libre Software - The story of the wandering minstrel, turned pariah turned the ultimate come-back rockstar of the history of computing by Indranil Das Gupta 


ICSSR-Sponsored Ten-Day Research Methodology Programme for PhD Students in Social Sciences (RM2016), March 14-23, 2016 


KIC-TEQIP workshop on "Sustainability Issues in the Human Development Framework", 10-11 March 2016

Department Seminar 26 February 2016: Conjectures on World Literature and Comparative Literature by Prof M. Asaduddin, Jamia Milia University

ICPR Teachers' Meet on "The Crisis of Multiple Identities in the Contemporary World" 15-17 February 2016Programme Schedule

HSS Department Seminar 11 February 2016: The Geography of Philosophy by Prof Stephen Stich, Rutgers University 

Workshop on Tone and Intonation -3, 7 -8 January 2016

National Workshop in "Public Economics: Theory and Policy", 8-9 January 2016 

TEQIP Symposium "Language Literature and Cognition" 25-27 November 2015

Veena recital by Professor K.G. Vijayakrishnan, 26th August 2015, 6-7 pm

Workshop and Performance Poetry by Aisling Fahey, Young Poet Laureate for London, 26 September, 2015

HSS Department Graduate Research Meet, 28-30 October 2015

Details regarding deadlines and abstract submissions are available in the GRM 2015 website http://www.iitg.ernet.in/grm/

National Seminar On ‘Cultural Ecology of the Brahmaputra’


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