Dr Jahnabi Gogoi Nath

Dr Jahnabi Gogoi Nath
Dr Jahnabi Gogoi Nath
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Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.A.(hons.) in History
  2. Master’s Degree: M.A. in History (Dibrugarh University)
  3. Ph.D.: Dibrugarh University
  4. Other: Associateship, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla (2011-14)

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in D.D.R. College, Chabua from 1985-87.
  • Lecturer in Dibrugarh University from 1987–95.
  • Reader in Dibrugarh University from 1995-2004.
  • Professor in Dibrugarh University from 2004 till date.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Medieval India, Economic History, Socio-cultural history, Women histories.

Research Projects:

  1. Society and Patriarchy in Colonial Assam: A study of Changing status of women in the 19th and early 20th century. (Completed)

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

(On-going /Completed)

1

Dr. Lachit Baruah

Roads and Communication System in Medieval Assam

Completed

2

Dr. Harinarayan Sarmah

Auniati Satra: A Study of its contribution to the Socio-Cultural and Political Life of Assam

Completed

3

Dr. Manjumoni Gogoi Dhar

Land –Grants and Assignments in Assam under the Ahoms – Society-Economics Impacts

Completed

4

Dr. Bijuli Borchetia

Women in Buddhist Society : A Study of their Status among the Buddhist Tai of Assam

Completed

5

Dr.Songeeta Gogoi

The Ahom in the Colonial Period: An Ethno-Political Study

Completed

6

Dr. Gitali Bhuyan

Western Medical Practice in Colonial Assam- A Study of Policies on Health and Medicine

Completed

7

Mr.Tarun Gogoi

Socio-Religions Movement in Twentieth Century Assam A Study of Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha

Ongoing

8

Ajit Konwar

Society and Patriarchy in 20th Century Assam :Chandraprabha Saikiani And Her Experience (1901-1972)

Ongoing

9

Mr. Pankaj Borah

Understanding Cultural Dimension of the Autonomy Movements of Assam: A Study of the Bodo and Mising Movements.”

Ongiong

 

Administrative Assignments:

  • Head of the Department of History in 2006-09 & 2013-16
  • Member of Executive Committee, Indian History Congress, 2009-11
  • Life member of NEIHA
  • Life member of Indian History Congress
  • Member of the Executive Council, Dibrugarh University in 2013-16
  • Member of the Finance Committee, Dibrugarh University in 2013-16
  • Member of the Research Council, Dibrugarh University
  • Member of Board of Post Graduate Studies, NEHU, Shillong
  • Member of the UG Board, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar
  • Deputy Coordinator of SAP–DRS-I & II

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. The Paiks: Their Organization and Material Condition, Journal of Historical Research, Dept. of History, Dibrugarh University, Volume-X, 2000.
  2. Women Assertion of Power in Medieval Assam, Journal of Historical Research, Dept. of History, Dibrugarh University, Volume-XIII, 2003.
  3. Tunkhungia Buranji as a sources of Study of the History of the Singphos and the Khamtis, Indian Journal of Tai Studies, Moran, 2004.
  4. Slaves: the Other Segments of the Society in Pre-Colonial Assam, Journal of Historical Research, Dept. of History, Dibrugarh University, Volume-XIV, 2004.
  5. The River, Forest and Society- A Study in Social Formation in Medieval Assam. Proceedings of Indian History Congress, 68th Session, Delhi University, 2007.
  6. Oral Narrative as Historical Source: Bakhar Barar Geet and the Moamariya Rebellion’, Journal of Historical Research, Dept. of History, Dibrugarh University, Volume-XVII, 2009.
  7. ‘Women Education in Colonial Assam-Views of Assamese Elite Society in the Contemporary Periodicals’, Proceedings of North East India History Association, 29th Session, Shillong, 2009.
  8. ‘Women’s Movement and Emergence of Women’s Organization in 20th Century Assam: A Study of Asam Mahila Samiti’, Proceedings of Indian History Congress, 69th Session, Delhi, 2009.
  9. ‘Women, Religion and Society: Reflections from a Biography of Vaishnava Saints of Assam, Proceedings of Indian History Congress, 70th Session, Delhi 2010.
  10. ‘Religion, Gender and Social Reform: Reviewing the Role of the Vaishnava Monasteries of Assam in the late 18th and Early 20th Century’, Proceedings of Indian History Congress, 2011.
  11. ‘State, Religion and Women: Changing Pattern of Patriarchy in Pre-Colonial Assam’, Proceedings of 72nd Session Indian History Congress (Patiala), 2012.
  12. Autobiography as History: Understanding Society and Patriarchy in Colonial Assam, Proceedings of Indian History Congress, Delhi, 2012.
  13. Prak Opanibesik Asamat Narir Samajik Awastha aru Siksha (Education and Social Status of women in Pre-colonial Assam), in Suneel Akash Sunali Diganta, J. Jana and M. Laskar (ed), Nagaon, 2012.
  14. ‘State, Religion and Women: Changing Pattern of Patriarchy in Pre-Colonial Assam’, Proceedings of 72nd Session Indian History Congress, Delhi, 2013.
  15. Land and Agriculture in Assam: Pre-colonial and Colonial Assam, Journal of Historical Research, Vol. XIX, 2014.
  16. Society Belief and  Practice: Witchcraft and witch Hunting in Assam A Socio Historical Perspective in D. Nath (ed) Religious Tradition and Social Practices in Assam, Guwahati 2016.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. Agrarian System of Medieval Assam. Concept Publishing Company. 2002.
  2. The Patkai Pass and India’s Socio economic Relations with Her Neighbours-In Historical Perspective, in Re-opening of Stilwell Road:Problems and Prospects, (ed) D.Nath, Delhi, 2006.
  3. Temple Girls in Medieval Assam: Their Role in the Society, in Society and Economy in North East India, Vol.I (ed) F.A. Qadri, Shillong, 2006.
  4. Ahom Tactics of War: The Espionage System, in Martial Traditions in North East India, (ed) S. Dutta, Delhi, 2006
  5. Assamese Sources for the Study of the History of Arunachal Pradesh in Sources of History of Arunachal Pradesh, (ed) S.Dutta, B.Tripathi, Delhi, 2008.
  6. Land, Peasant and Their Material Condition in Assam under the Ahom Rule in The Land Peasantry and Peasant Life in India, (ed) S.J. Stephen, Delhi, 2008.
  7. State, Mystics and Immigrants: Emergence of islam in Assam- Historical Phases’ in the D.Nath (ed), Religion and Society in North East India’, Guwahati, 2011.
  8. Society, Belief and Practice-Witch-craft and Witch Hunting in Assam-A Socio Historical Perspective in Religious Tradition and Social Practices in Assam (ed) D.Nath, Guwahati, 2016.

Paper Presented:

  1. ‘Witchcraft and Witch Hunting in Assam- A Historical Perspective’, ‘Workshop on Witchcraft and Witch Hunting- The Assam Case’, organized by the Tinsukia College, Tinsukia, under the UGC Sensitization Awareness Motivation Programme, November 9, 2010
  2. ‘Changing Status of Women in the Vaishnava Tradition of Assam : Reflections from Hagiographical Works’, National Seminar on ‘Neo-Vaishnavite Movement in Assam- Phases and Transformations’ Department of History, Dibrugarh University, on 24-25 March, 2010
  3. ‘Autobiography as History : Society and Patriarchy in Assam in the 19th and 20th Century Assam’, International Seminar on ‘Memoirs and History- Exploring New Dimensions’,  organized by the Department of History , University of North Bengal, West Bengal, 23-25 May, 2011
  4. ‘Agricultural Practices in Medieval Assam: State, Land and Technology’,  National Seminar on ‘Understanding Agrarian History of North East India’, Department of History, Dibrugarh University, 11-13th March 2012
  5. ‘State, Religion and Gender : Changing pattern of Patriarchy in Pre-Ahom Assam’ 73rd Annual Session of the Indian History Congress held at the University of Mumbai, 28-30 December, 2012
  6. Key-note Address,  National Seminar on ‘Role of Women in Socio-Economic Environment with Special Reference to North East India’, Lakhimpur Commerce College , 5-6 May, 2012,
  7. ‘Women Education and the Elites in the 19th Century Assam- Responses and Refusals’ , National Seminar on Women Empowerment in Historical
  8. Keynote address , National Seminar on  ‘Social and Economic Status of Women in North East India : Issues and Challenges’, Moran Mahila Mahavidyala, 20-21 January, 2014

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