Dr. Arani Saikia

Dr. Arani Saikia
Dr. Arani Saikia
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Assistant Professor
History

Profile

Education: MA, B.Ed., Ph.D.

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in Kaliabor College from 2013-15
  • Assistant Professor in Dibrugarh University from 2015 till date.

Specialization/ Area of Interest:

  • Modern India, Life Studies, Social History

 

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. ‘Srimanta Sankaradeva Sangha: A Brief Study’ in Proceedings of North East India History Congress :XXXth Session, Nagaon 2009, Pp. 378-381.
  2. ‘Food-Habits in Pre-Colonial Assam’ in International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention, Peer-reviewed, p-ISSN: 2319-7714, Vol.2, Issue-6, June-2013, Pp. 1-5.
  3. ‘Ethnicity and Nationalism: Some Gleanings from MorSowanraniby P.G. Barooah (1871-1946)’ in International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, ed. Prof. Neill Harvey, Peer-reviewed and referred journal, ISSN: 2250-3226, Vol.3, Number 3, 2013 Pp. 173-178.
  4. ‘Srimanta Sankaradeva Sangha: Climacteric of a Social Movement’ in Researchers World, ed. Dr V.S. More, International referred research journal, ISSN: 2231-4172, Vol. 4, Issue 3, July 2013, Pp. 21-25.
  5. ‘The Carit Puthis: an Evaluation’ in Indian Journal of Applied Research, Peer-reviewed & referred international journal, Vol3, Issue8, August 2013, Pp. 3-4.
  6. ‘Lakshminath Bezbaroa and the Assamese Nationality Question’ in Researchers World, ed. Dr V.S. More, International referred research journal, ISSN: 2231-4172, Vol. 5, Issue I, January 2014, Pp. 38-43.
  7. ‘Vision of New India: Some Flagship Educational Institutions’ in Higher Education in India : Post Independence Era, an edited volume by Rantu Gohain and Rajashree Phukan, published by Eastern Book House, Guwahati in July, 2014, ISBN: 978 93 83252 435, pp 81-90.
  8. ‘Ethnic Mobilization in Assam: Genesis of the Bodo Movement’ in Ethnicity and Politics of Identity, an edited volume by Dilip Kumar Sonowal, published by Kasturi Printers and Publishers, Guwahati in November, 2014, pp 144-152.
  9. ‘Tools and Technology of Food in Medieval Assam: Selection, Innovation and Preservation’ in Journal of Historical Research, edited by Bipul Chaudhury, published by the Department of History, Dibrugarh University, Vol XIX, 2014-15, ISSN: 22777563. pp 21-29.
  10. ‘Early Phase of Entrepreneurial Capitalism in Assam’ in Regional Conflict and Entrepreneurship Development, an edited volume by A. Ibemcha Chanu, published by Global Publishing House, India, in 2015, pp 264-270 .
  11. ‘Womanhood: Some Aspects of Assamese Life Writings’ in , Contesting Gender: History, Politics and Identity, an edited volume by Vulli Dhanraju and Kh. Narendra Singh, published by Dominant Publishers, India in 2016, pp 143-156.
  12. ‘Nalinibala Devi: Assimilating the sense of Resignation with the voice of Protest’ in Women’s Narratives from North  East India : Lives in the Margins, an edited volume by Debarshi Prasad Nath published by Purbanchal Prakash, Guwahati in 2016, pp 123-130.
  13. ‘Social History through the Prism of Family Life’ in IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Peer Reviewed and Referred International Journal, e-ISSN 2279-0837, p-ISSN 2279-0845, Vol 22,Issue1,Version6, January,2017, pp.14-19.
  14. ‘Religion-Culture Interface in Colonial Assam’ in Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, ISSN 2249-7315. Indexed in Indian Citation Index. Vol 7, No. 4, April, 2017, pp. 153-163.

Books and Chapters:

  1. ‘Vision of New India: Some Flagship Educational Institutions’ in Higher Education in India : Post Independence Era, an edited volume by Rantu Gohain and Rajashree Phukan, published by Eastern Book House, Guwahati in July, 2014, ISBN: 978 93 83252 435, Pp 81-90.
  2. ‘Ethnic Mobilization in Assam: Genesis of the Bodo Movement’ in Ethnicity and Politics of Identity, an edited volume by Dilip Kumar Sonowal, published by Kasturi Printers and Publishers, Guwahati in November, 2014 , Pp 144-152.
  3. ‘Early Phase of Entrepreneurial Capitalism in Assam’ in Regional Conflict and Entrepreneurship Development, an edited volume by A. Ibemcha Chanu, published by Global Publishing House, India, in 2015, Pp 264-270.
  4. ‘Womanhood: Some Aspects of Assamese Life Writings’ in, Contesting Gender: History, Politics and Identity, an edited volume by Vulli Dhanraju and Kh. Narendra Singh, published by Dominant Publishers, India in 2016, Pp 143-156.
  5. ‘Nalinibala Devi: Assimilating the sense of Resignation with the voice of Protest’ in Women’s Narratives from North  East India: Lives in the Margins, an edited volume by Debarshi Prasad Nath published by Purbancha lPrakash, Guwahati in 2016, Pp 123-130.

Paper Presentation:

  1. Presented a paper titled ‘Pre-Colonial Food Practices in Assam’ in the National Conference on Cultural History of Culinary Practices in the North Eastern India organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati on 1st and 2nd December 2007.
  2. Presented a paper titled ‘Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha: Emergence of a Social Movement’ in XXXth Annual Conference of NEIHA held at Khagarijan College, Nagaon, Assam from 5th to 7th November, 2009
  3. Presented a paper titled ‘The Construction of the Caritas in Assamese Literature as a form of Life Writing’ in the National Conference on Lives of Indian Saints and the Claims of Devotion: Comparative Perspectives organized by the Department of English and Foreign Languages, Tezpur University and UGC on 15th and 16th February 2012.
  4. Presented a paper titled ‘Ethnicity in the Early Twentieth Century Assamese Literature with reference to Padmanath Gohain Barooah’ in the National Seminar on Issues of Ethnic Identity and Ethnic Conflict in North East India organized by the Department of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University and ICSSR on 29th and 30th January 2013.
  5. Participated in National Conference on Narratives of Migration and Memory in Assam organized by the Department of EFL, Tezpur University and UGC on 28th February 2012.
  6. Presented a paper titled ‘Vision of New India : Some Flagship Educational Institutions’ in a National Seminar  on Post Independence Scenario of Higher Education in India: Issues, Challenges and Remedies organized by Sibsagar Girls’ College and NAAC on 5th and 6th September 2013.
  7. Presented a paper titled ‘Ethnic Mobilization in Assam: Genesis of the Bodo Movement’ in a National Seminar on Ethnicity and Politics of Identity in North-East India: Issues and Challenges organized by Kaliabor College and UGC on 20th and 21st September 2013.
  8. Presented a paper titled ‘Tools and Technology of Food in Medieval Assam: Selection, Preservation and Innovation’ in a National Seminar on Writing Social History of Science, Technology and Medicine in the North East India organized by Nowgong College and UGC on 24th and 25th September 2013.
  9. Presented a paper tiled ‘Womanhood and Gendered Identity in Assam: Twentieth Century Life Writings’ in an International Conference on Contesting ‘Self’ and ‘Other’: Identities of Caste, Tribe, Gender, and Beyond organized by the Department of History and Department of Anthropology, Assam University Diphu Campus and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata on 27th and 28th March,2015.
  10. Presented a paper titled ‘Early Phase of Entrepreneurial Capitalism in Assam’ in an International Conference on Regional Conflict and Entrepreneurship Development: with special reference to South-East Asia organized by the Department of Commerce, Assam University Diphu Campus on 27th and 28th November, 2015.
  11. Presented a paper titled ‘Western Medicine and Changing Perspectives on Health and Hygiene’ in 38th  Annual Conference of NEIHA held at D. K. Girls’ College, Mirza, Guwahati, Assam from 2nd to 4th October, 2017.

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