Academic Activities

 Date of Joining                        : 03/02/2018

Specialization              : Sociology of Health  and Illness

PhD                             :

Title                 : Indigenous Health Practices amongst Lisu Community of Arunachal   Pradesh: An Ethnographic Study

From                : Tezpur University

Notification     : 11/08/2017

Participation

Workshops :

 

·         Training-cum-workshop on SPSS sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, North Eastern regional Centre; organized by the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University from 3rd November to 9th November 2014 at Tezpur University.

 

·         Training cum National Workshop on Research Methodology, Organised by Tezpur University and Society for Social Research 10 – 19th March, 2013.

 

·         Two Day Workshop on “Conflict Transformation: Perspectives on North East India” Organized by Equal Opportunity Cell & Department Of Sociology, Tezpur University, Sponsored By North East Council, Shillong.

 

·         All India Young Social Scientists’ workshop on “Emerging Trends in Social Science Research & Methodological Challenges” organized by Department of Sociology , Tezpur University in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of youth Department & Indian Council of Social Science Research.

 

Papers Presented

                Seminars      :  

 

Paper presentation in National Seminars :

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2016). “The Political Structure of Lisu (Yobin) Tribe: Changing Role, Conflict and Reconciliation”. In the Indian Sociological Society (ISA) 42nd All India Sociological conference, held at Tezpur University.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2015)“Syncretism among the tribes of North East India: A Socio- Historical Perspective” in the two day National seminar on Syncretism in India: Cultural and religious Dimensions organized by SANKRITI- North Eastern Institute of Cultural research, Guwahati in Collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) on 21st and 22nd November, 2015.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2013) “Development and Insecurity: a concern on Big Dams” in National seminar on Interrogating Indigenity, Citizenship and the State: Perspectives from North East , Organized by Department of Sociology, Tezpur University and ICSSR dated 7-9th march, 2013.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2013). “Ethno-medicine of The Lisu of Arunachal Pradesh: Genesis of Diseases and its Treatment” in the 7th annual National Seminar on “Endangered cultures and Dialects with special reference to North east India.” Organised by SANSKRITI- North Eastern Institute of Culture and Religion, Guwahati.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2012). “The Extended North East: Contesting New Socio-Economic Imaginaries with reference to Look East Policy”, in Two Day Workshop on Conflict Transformation: Perspectives on North East India Organized by Equal Opportunity Cell & Department of Sociology, Tezpur University, Sponsored By North East Council, Shillong. 2012.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2011). “Empowerment of Women through Media: Fallacy or Reality?” in Two Days Workshop on “Contemporary Gender Issues organized by Equal Opportunity Cell & Department of Sociology, Tezpur University, 2011

 

Paper presentation in International Seminars :

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2016). “Governance, Sustainable Development and Issues of Livelihood: With reference to the Lisu community of Arunachal Pradesh.” In the International seminar on Governance, Development and the State in Contemporary times, held by Department of Sociology, Tezpur university.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2015). “Tribal Health and Health Development Policy: An Account of the Lisu community of Arunachal Pradesh, India” at panel P9-07, Discourses on Development and Governance: Merging Contours of Sociological and Anthropological Paradigms at IUAES 2015 Inter Congress held from 15th July to 17th July, 2015 at Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2014). “Transnational Migration in North East India: A Case Study of the Lisu Community of Arunachal Pradesh” in the UGC and ICSSR sponsored International Seminar on India’s North east Beyond Borders: Past, Present and Future organized by Department of Sociology, Margherita College, in association with Assam College Principals Council and Assam College Teachers Association held on 17th and 18th October, 2014.

Publications                

 National Journals :

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2016). Culture and Traditional Medicine of the Lisu (Yobin) Community of Arunachal Pradesh, Man and Society- A Journal of North East Studies, ICSSR-NERC, Shillong. ISSN 2229 -4058.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2014). Ageing and Women, Societus: A Journal of Research and Development, I (1): 103-111, Dibrugarh, Assam. ISSN:2349-9729 .

International Journals :

·         Dowarah, Kuntala and Kikhi, Kedilezo. (2016). Health Status, Health Policy and Lisu Tribe of Northeast India: Critiquing Implementation of Schemes – Is it Willful Negligence or Failure? Anthropology Today: An International Peer Reviewed NEIRA Journal. II (3): 50-64. DBCIC, Shillong. ISSN 2454-2709.

 

Other Publication        :   

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2017). ‘Module P9M06: Social Stratification and Emerging patterns of Marginalisation’ in Media and Margins. Quadrant I( e-text), UGC e-pathshala.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2017). ‘Module P9M05: Marginality and Social Justice’ in Media and Margins. Quadrant I( e-text), UGC e-pathshala.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2016). ‘Module III: Basic Concepts in Sociology’ in Introduction to Sociology. PG Course for Assam Don Bosco University Official Curriculum. Guwahati.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2016). ‘Module IV: Social Institutions’ in Introduction to Sociology. PG Course for Assam Don Bosco University Official Curriculum. Guwahati.

 

·         Dowarah, Kuntala. (2015) “Perspectives on Social Stratification” for Self Learning Material of Centre for Open and Distance learning(CODL), Tezpur University.

 

Chapter in Book :

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Dowarah, Kuntala (2014). Transnational Migration in North East India: A Case Study of the Lisu Community of Arunachal Pradesh, International Seminar on India’s North East Beyond Borders: Past, Present and Future, Margherita, Assam. ISBN: 978-93-83308-34-7.