Farewell ceremony Prof. Saundarjya Borbora
Graduate Research Meet 2022
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Guwahati is a centre for research and teaching composed of academics from eleven different disciplines: Economics, English, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, History, Archaeology, Political Science, Geography, Development Studies. With its varied range of research interests and expertise, the department promotes interdisciplinary work in humanities and social sciences, offering projects, supervision and fellowships aimed to attract students and researchers from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds. Apart from its undergraduate B.Tech taught courses which include uniquely designed content offered by members of faculty, the department offers highly interdisciplinary areas of expertise and investigation in its MA and PhD programmes.
In the Btech program the Department of HSS offers compulsory elective courses for 24 credits. Electives are offered in 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th semesters only. Each individual course is of 6 credits.
The MA in Development Studies programme offers dynamic multidisciplinary training...
The PhD programme of the department is an area of vibrant research pursuit.
The Deptartment supports advanced scholars with the Institute Post Doctoral Fellowship (IPDF) programme...
The programme offers a unique combination of training in theoretical analysis and abstract thinking with the practical application of these skills through rigorous coursework and mentored projects.
Priti Raychoudhury and Shakuntala Mahanta " Sound Change and Tonogenesis in Sylheti", Linguistics Vanguard , 
Sharma, N., and Hussain, D. " Enduring Racial Milieu: Relevance of cultural intelligence in the acculturation of Northeast Indian migrants (Book Chapter) (Forthcoming in 2022)", Communities, Institutions and Histories of India’s Northeast (Book Title) , 
Farooq, R. & Tripathi, N. " Moderating role of power distance in the relationship between leader-leader exchange (LLX) and knowledge sharing: Is feedback-seeking behavior a missing link?", VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems , 
Jnana Ranjan Prusty and Sambit Mallick " Handloom and powerloom industries in Odisha: A historical analysis", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology , 
Mridusmita Duara and Sambit Mallick " Non-inclusive trade unionism in the tea estates in Assam", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology , 
Chayanika Boruah, Debarshi Das " Female Labour Force Participation Rates in Assam: Trends, Composition and Determinants", Indian Journal of Human Development , 
Rahul Shukla and Sambit Mallick " Conflicting institutional mandates, biofuels, jatropha in India", Journal of Asian and African Studies , 
Mir Khursheed Alam, Shyamasree Dasgupta, Anamika Barua, N.H. Ravindranath " Assessing Climate-relevant vulnerability of the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR): a district-level analysis", Natural Hazards , 
Rohini Mokashi Punekar and Snigdha Deka " Re-imagining a Muslim Courtesan as a Virangana vis-a-is Kenize Mourad’s In the City of Gold and Silver", Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics , 
Mariana Valverde, Bethamehi Joy Syiem, Shivangi Mishra and Prasad Khanolkar " Local governance, national agendas, and transnational corporation: India’s 100 Smart Cities Mission", National Law School of India Review , 
Saikia, Pahi & Rajeev Bhattacharyya " Campaigning and party strategies in Assam", South Asian History and Culture, 10 April , 
Ajay Salunkhe " Museum-Making in Bihar: A History of House of History and How Biharis Contributed to Retelling Their Own History.", Ansh - Journal of History , 
Rama Devi & Sawmya Ray " Mahaul and Mazboori: Educational Aspirations and Realities of Dalit Youth in Delhi", International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education , 
Agnirup Sarkar " Understanding the COVID Economic Crisis: A short run general equilibrium Framework", South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance , 
Jobial Alex " Croplands and Pleasure Gardens in Early Medieval India: A Close Scrutiny of the Krishi-Parashara and the Upavana-Vinoda", The Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society , 
Verma, K and Kashyap N " Role of Sleep in the Formation of False Memory Using Category Associates", Sleep and Vigilance , 
S. Tamang and N. Kipgen " ‘Land’ as a site of contestation: Empire, identity, and belonging in the Darjeeling Himalayas", Ethnicities , 
T. Sen, S. Mallick and N. Kipgen " Prohibition on Tradition, Tattooing, and the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh", Asian Journal of Social Science , 
Karabi Das and Debarshi Das " Exploitation in Small Tea Gardens of Assam", Economic and Political Weekly , 
Tripathi, N., Upadhyay, S., & Das, H. " Forced transition to technology: Role of self-efficacy and Big Five personality variables in the adoption of technology", International Journal of Educational Management , 
Tania Sen, Sambit Mallick and Ngamjahao Kipgen " Prohibition on tradition, tattooing, and the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh", Asian Journal of Social Science , 
Amarjyoti Mahanta " Price competition in a Mixed Duopoly with Discontinuous Marginal Cost Function", Economics Bulletin (Forthcoming) , 
Saikia, Pahi " "Multilateral Connectivity and Importance of the Northeast in BIMSTEC: A Security Dimension" in Situating India's Northeast in The Bay of Bengal Regional Architecture, eds. Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury & Ambar Kumar Ghosh", Global Policy Journal: Observer Research Foundation Series, Wiley, Durham University , 
Jnana Ranjan Prusty and Sambit Mallick " Powerloom in textile industry: A study of Siminoi powerloom cluster of Dhenkanal District in Odisha", Journal of Asian and African Studies , 
Bikash Das, Moslem Hossain, Piyal Basu Roy " Caste, Social Inequalities and Maternal Healthcare Services in India: Evidence from the National Family and Health Survey", Contemporary Voice of Dalit , 
Prasenjit Barik " Book review: Pramod Kumar, A. V. Manjunatha, and Suman K. Sourav, Contract Farming and Land Tenancy in Indian Agriculture ", Indian Journal of Human Development (IJHD) , 
Nayanakhee Sarma, Rajshree Bedamatta " Status of Morbidity and Prevalence of Diseases Specific Morbidity in Assam based on NSS 75th Round", Sarvekshana, 113th Issue of the Biannual Technical Journal of National Statistical Office , 
Prabhu Venkataraman, Bharat Konwar " Should State regulate the private schools? An argument from the Indian perspective of primary education", Education 3-13 , 
Dhrubajyoti Pathak, Sukumar Nandi, Priyankoo Sarmah " Reduplication in Assamese: Identification and Modeling", Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing , 
Moakala Tzudir, Shikha Baghel, Priyankoo Sarmah, SR Mahadeva Prasanna " Under-resourced dialect identification in Ao using source information", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 
Tamuli, J., Dutta, M. K. and Kashyap, P. P. " Groundwater Market in Water Abundant Regions: Determinants of Farmers’ Decision to Buy Irrigation Water in Assam in North East India", Water Policy , 
Congratulation to Sambit Mallick for "(Appointed) Member, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC), Department of Science and Technology - National Science and Technology Management Information System (DST - NSTMIS), Government of India, 13 May 2022 - 12 May 2025" awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Congratulation to Vasundhara Jairath for "Member of Editorial Board of Springer Nature Social Sciences journal, an international multi- and inter-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal serving the broad social sciences community" awarded by .
Congratulation to Vasundhara Jairath for "Participant in Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI)'s fully-funded summer programme on 'Forced Population Displacements and the Making of the Modern World' at Brown University, Providence, USA in June 2018" awarded by .
Congratulation to Daksha Parmar for "Research Travel Grants by the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, Mumbai in 2014 to visit United States of America" awarded by .
Congratulation to Daksha Parmar for "Recipient of Rockefeller Archive Center Grant-in-Aid for 2013" awarded by .
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