Monimugdha Bhuyan

Monimugdha Bhuyan
Monimugdha Bhuyan
Research Assistant



  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.A. in ANTHROPOLOGY (Cotton College, Guwahati)
  2. Master’s Degree: M.A in Anthropology with specialization in Advanced Social Anthropology (Gauhati University)
  3. Ph.D.: Registered
  4. Other: NET, SLET

Professional Experience:

  1. Worked as Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) from July 2014 to June 2016 (On contract).
  2. Currently working as Research Assistant in the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University from June 2016. (Regular)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Material Culture, Ethnography, Tribal Studies, Religion, Ethnomedicine, Museology, Society and Culture of North East India.

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.


Research Publications:

  1. Splendour of Rice in the canvas of Assamese maxims, published in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, 2018,Vol. XIX: 95-104, (ISSN: 2230-9527).
  2. Rice Culture in the Universe of Assamese Folktales, published in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, 2017, Vol. 44-45: 103-112, (ISSN: 0976-2264).
  3. Dimensions of Namghar in a Tribal Village of Assam, published in Cultural Heritage of Assam, Sarit K. Chaudhuri & Mini Bhattacharyya Thakur (Eds.), 2017, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind), Bhopal. (ISBN: 978-81-212-1342-4).
  4. Advent of Vaishnavism in an Animistic Environ: The case of the Deoris of Assam, published in North Bengal Anthropologist, 2015, Vol. 3: 17-26. ISSN: 2320-8376 (Joint paper with Prof. Birinchi K. Medhi)
  5. Traditional Health Care Practice in a Mishing Society: A Study on Ethnomedicine., in International Journal of Humanities & Social Science Studies, 2015, vol.1 (4): 73-77.
  6. Assessment of Education in a Tribal Village of Assam, in Inclusion in Education, Mallika Kalita & Utpal Kalita (Ed.), 2015, Shanti Prakashan, Guwahati. (ISBN: 978-93-84466-13-8).
  7. Medical Anthropology and ethno-medicine: A cross cultural study of North East Indian tribes, in Future Prospects of Ethno- Medicine, Lohit Hazarika & Mridul Buragohain (Ed.), 2014, Publication Cell, Lakhimpur Girls College, North Lakhimpur, Assam (ISBN: 978-81-925209-7-1).


  1. Aspects of Rice Culture among the Assamese Hindus in two Rural Contexts of Assam, published in Folklore in North East India – Continuity and Change, Ranga Rajan Das (Ed), 2017, Lakshi Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi. (ISBN: 978-93-82120-94-0), Joint paper with Prof. Birinchi K. Medhi.

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