Dr. Arifur Zaman

Dr. Arifur Zaman
Dr. Arifur Zaman
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9435145920
Assistant Professor
Anthropology

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Educational Qualifications:
M.Sc (Gau) (Gold Medalist)
Ph.D (Gau)

Specialization Advanced Social and Cultural Anthropology.

Contact
Phone No:2370252
Mobile No:9435145920

E-mail:
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Area of Interest
  1. Ethnography, Material Culture, Heritage Studies, Indegenous Knowledge Tradition, Ethnomedicine and Health Care Practices of Indegenous People, Religious Belief and Practices, Customary Law, Gender Studies, Child Care Practices,Social Dynamics of Tribes and Caste of North East India.
Courses/Papers taught

PG level:

  1. Social and Cultural Anthropology: Society and Culture (10200)
  2. Archaeological Anthropology (10300)
  3. Research Methodology (10400)
  4. Social and Cultural Diversity (20200)
  5. Fieldwork and Field Report (20402)
  6. Development of Anthropological Thought (Gr B) (30500)
  7. Prehistoric Culture (40100)
  8. Advanced Social and Cultural Anthropology: Indian Society and Culture
  9. Advanced Social and Cultural Anthropology: Medical Anthropology: Ethnomedicine
  10. Dissertation (Social and Cultural Anthropology)

Ph.D. level:

  1. Research Methodology (Paper-I & Paper-II)

U.G. Level:

  1. Sociology-I
  2. Sociology-II
  3. Science, Technology and Society (Sociology-III)
  4. Society and Culture in India with Special Reference to North East India (Sociology-IV)

 

Life Memberships
  1. One of the founder and life member of INCAA (Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologist).
  2. Honorary faculty member and one of the fellows of SANSKRITI, North Eastern Institute of Culture and Religion.
  3. Life member of Asian Institute of Human Science & Development (AIHSD), Lucknow.
  4. Life member of The Indian Anthropological Society, Calcutta.
  5. Life member of The Indian Science Congress, Calcutta.
  6. Member of The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)

 

Publications

Research Publication:

  1. ‘Some observations on the Hiras in a Rural Context of Lower Assam’ (Jt.), 2003, Arunachal University Research Journal (AURJ), Volume.6 (1):111-117.
  2. ‘Use of Medicinal plants in the Assamese Society’(Jt.), Guwahati-14, 2004-2005, Bulletin of the Folklore Research, Vol. & No.6: 118-130.
  3. The paper entitled ‘Tradition of Mask at a Vaishnavite Monastery in Majuli of Assam’ (Jt.),2008, in the book Intangible Cultural Heritage of‘India-6:Intangible Cultural Heritage of Assam’, Kishor K. Basa and Birinchi K. Medhi (Eds.), Bhopal, Indira Gandhi Rastriya Manav Sangrahalaya :213-224. (ISBN: 978-81-7702-179-6)    
  4. ‘Jon Beel Mela: A Catalyst Fair for Peace and Amity’ (Jt.), 2008, in ‘Tribal Development in North-East India’, Dr. Girindra Nath Das (Ed.), Guwahati-22, Director, Assam Institute of Research for Tribals and Scheduled Castes: 267-274.
  5. The paper titled ‘An Appraisal to the Marriage System of the Karbis of Assam’, 2008,  in the journal Studies of  Tribes and Tribals, Delhi, Volume 6, Number 2 : 93-97.(ISSN: 0972-639X).
  6.  Research Paper entitled ‘Concept of Property among the Garos of North East India’, 2009, in Tribes of North-East India: Issues and Challenges, Birinchi k. Medhi, R.P. Athparia and K. Jose SVD (Eds.),New Delhi, Omson Publication:104-111. (ISBN: 978-81-907205-2-6)
  7. ‘Dimensions of the Assamese Food’, 2009, in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.-37:91-98.(ISSN 0976-2264)
  8. ‘Aspects of Tribal Culture in Meghalaya’, 2009, in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Vol. XI : 1-11. (ISSN 2230-9527 )
  9. ‘A Peep in to the Tribal Scenario of Tripura’, 2010, in People of  Contemporary North East India, Dr. Tiluttoma Baruah (Ed.), Guwahati, Pratisruti Publication :166-176.(ISBN 81-88705-12-2)
  10. ‘Aspects of Mask Making in the Natun Chamaguri Satra of Majuli, Assam’, 2010, in The North East Research Bulletin, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Vol. XIX: 109-122. (ISSN 0975-8305)
  11. ‘The Balia Baba Than: Aspect of Sacred Complex in a Tengapania Deori Village of Assam’, 2010, in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.-38:17-32.(ISSN 0976-2264)
  12. ‘A Study on Birth and Associated Aspects among the Tengapania Deoris in a Village of Upper Assam’, 2011, in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Vol. XII: 1-11. (ISSN 2230-9527)
  13. ‘Aspects of Death and Disposal among the Tengapania Deoris of Assam’ in Concept of God and Religion: Traditional Thought and Contemporary Society, 2011, K.Jose SVD, Gautam K. Bera, Brinchi K. Medhi and R.P Athparia (eds.),  New Delhi, Abhijit Publications: 263-274( ISBN 9789381136522)
  14. ‘Indigenous Believes and Healing Practices: A Case Study among the Sonowal Kacharis of Dibrugarh, Assam’(Jt.), 2011, in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.-39:107-114. (ISSN 0976-2264)
  15. ‘Women Health Care among the Tiwas of Assam: A  Study in Continuity and Change’, 2011, in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.-39:125-135. (ISSN 0976-2264)
  16. ‘Mask, Society and Culture’, 2011, in The North East Research Bulletin, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Vol. XX: 109-130. (ISSN 0975-8305)
  17. ‘Traditional Knowledge of Health Care System among a Scheduled Tribe of Assam in Rural Context’, 2012, in B.K.Mohanta and V.K.Singh (Eds.), Traditional Knowledge System & Technology in India, New Delhi, Pratibha Prakashan: 325-333,  ISBN 978-81-7702-310-7
  18. ‘Initiations of Life: Dimensions of Birth in a Tribal Community of Assam’, 2012, The Asian Man, Volume 6, Issue1: 39-45, ISSN 0974-6366.
  19. ‘The craft and the role of gender: an empirical insight into the process of pot making among artisan caste of Assam’, Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.-40: 117-128, (ISSN 0976-2264).
  20. ‘Mask Making: An emaciated skill in a river island of Assam’, 2013, in S. Sengupta (Ed.) Issues and Themes in Contemporary Anthropological Studies, New Delhi, Gyan Publishing House: 165-179, (ISBN:978-81-212-1157-4).
  21. ‘Marriage among the Dimasas’(jt),2013, in S. Sengupta (Ed.) Tribal Panorama of North East India (ISBN: 978-81-212-1153-6), Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi: 209-218.
  22. ‘Nuptial Situation of a Tribal Community of Assam’, 2013, The Asian Man, Volume 7, Issue1&2:110-117, ISSN 0974-6366.
  23. ‘Socio cultural profile of the people of North-East India’, 2013 Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.-41:99-124. (ISSN 0976-2264).
  24. ‘An Ethnographic Insight in to the Customary Laws of the Tribes of North East India in Rural Contexts’, 2013, Dibrugarh University Law Journal: 143-153. (ISSN 2348-6597).
  25. ‘Child Rearing Practices among the Deoris of Assam’ (jt), 2014, Asian Resonance, Vol-III, Issue-II: 146-150. ISSN No.0976-8602.
  26. ‘Rites and Rituals in the Festivals of the Dibangiyas of Assam’(jt), 2014, Quest, Vol.VIII, No.1: 100-115. (ISSN No.0976-0040).
  27. ‘The Care of the Mother and the Newborn among the Deoris: An Appraisal into a Rural Context of Upper Assam’(jt), 2014, Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.42:89-98. (ISSN 0976-2264).
  28. ‘A Glimpse into the Rites of Passage among the Dibangiya Deoris of Assam’(jt), 2014, Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.42: 137-148. (ISSN 0976-2264).
  29. ‘Religious Beliefs and Practices of the Deoris of Majuli, Assam’, 2014, The North East Research Bulletin, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Vol. XXIV: 61-74. (ISSN 0975-8305).
  30. ‘Health Care Practices among a Tribal Population of Assam’ in K. Dash (Ed.) Health and Tribes in India: Challenges and Opportunities, 2015, Sarup Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi: 281-294, ISBN No.978-81-7625-983-5.(ch 14).
  31. ‘Customary Law and the Administration of Justice: A Case Study among the Buguns of Arunachal Pradesh, North East India’, 2015, Voice of Intellectual Man: An International Journal : Vol.5., No.1: 25-36 (ISSN No.2231-6914).
  32. ‘Customary Law of the Mossangs of Arunachal Pradesh’ (Jt.), 2015, Man and Life, Vol. 41(1&2), 2015: 51-60. ISSN No. 0972-4109.
  33. 'Mopin Festival among the Galos: A Potential Event for Culture Tourism in North East India’, Voice of Intellectual Man: An International Journal, Vol.5. No.2: 13-20. (ISSN No.2231-6914).
  34. ‘Mortuary Rite among the Mishing Tribe in a Rural Context of Assam’, 2015, Culture and Religious Studies, Vol 3, No.4: 177-184 (ISSN 2328-2177) (DOI: 10.17265/2328-2177), Libertyville, IL 60048, USA.
  35. 'Customary Law among the Mosangs of Arunachal Pradesh with Special References to Marriage’, 2015, Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol.43: 59-68 (ISSN 0976-2264).
  36. ‘Religious Universe of the Deoris of Assam’ (Jt.), 2016, Indian Journal of Research in Anthropology, Vol.2, No.1: 53-59. (ISSN 2454-9118).
  37. ‘Autonomous Councils for Administration: A Case Study among the Deoris of Assam’, 2016, in S. Gregory and Dipali G. Danda (Eds.), On Sustainable Development: Praxis and Perspectives, Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologist, Jhargram, West Bengal: 218-233. (ISBN: 978-93-83088-09-6).
  38. Arifur Zaman, 2016, Observances of death rites among the tea garden workers of upper Assam, in T Baruah (Ed.), Spectrum of North East India: Dimensions of Life and Culture, Guwahati, Dibya Publication: 35-49. (Peer reviewed, ISBN: 81-888-00-4).
  39. Arifur Zaman and Bodhprakash Upadhaya, 2016, Administration of Justice and Customary Law among the Shertukpen of Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Journal of Research in Anthropology (IJRA), Vol.2, and No.2: 135-142. (Peer reviewed, ISSN:2454-9118).
  40. Arifur Zaman, 2016, A Newly Constituted Autonomous Council of Assam: The Case of the Deoris, the Journal of the Department of Anthropology, University of North Bengal BU, North Bengal Anthropologist annually, Volume 4:32-40. (Peer reviewed, ISSN:  23208376).
  41. Arifur Zaman and Nabanita Dey, 2016, Pristine Healing Practices in a Tribal Community of Assam: Case of the Deoris, in Rahul Patel and Rohit Mishra (Eds.), Dimensions of Health: Divergent World Views Converging Concerns, Lucknow, New Royal Book Company: 204-215. (Peer reviewed, ISBN: 978-93-83138-67-8).
  42. Arifur Zaman, 2016, Folk Skill of Child Rearing among the Tea Garden Workers of Assam, in Girin Phukon (Ed.), Folk Culture of Indigenous Communities of Northeast India, Guwahati, DVS Publisher: 179-205. (Seminar Proceeding, Peer reviewed, ISBN: 978-93-85839-04-7).
  43. Arifur Zaman and Mandira Bhagawati, 2016, Women and Society: A Study among the Deoris of Assam, Voice of Intellectual Man: An International Journal, Vol-6, No.2:45-54.
  44. Arifur Zaman, 2017, Indigenous Healing Practices among the Deori Tribe of Majuli, Assam. Voice of Intellectual Man- An International Journal. Volume: 7, Issue: 1:31-51.Print ISSN: 2231-6914. Online ISSN: 2319-4308. Article DOI: 10.5958/2319-4308.2017.00002.0
  45. Arifur Zaman, 2017, Aspects of Health Care Measures of New Born Among the Tai Phakes of Upper Assam, India. Current Trends Biomedical Engineering & Biosciences. 2017; 6(4): 555691. DOI: 10.19080/CTBEB.2017.06.555691. ISSN: 2572-1151, 1890 W Hillcrest Dr, Newbury Park, CA 91320 United States.

 

Book Published as Single Author

  1. Arifur Zaman and Maitreyee Sharma (Eds). 2017. Anthropological Aurora of North East India. Adhyayan Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi. (National Book Publisher as per UGC‘s 4th amendment).
  2. “The Tradition of Mask in Indian Culture: An Anthropological Study of Majuli, Assam”, 2015, published by IGRMS, Bhopal(under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India ), and Aryan Book International, New Delhi. (ISBN NO. 9788173055201).

 

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