Arindita Goswami

Arindita Goswami
Arindita Goswami
Assistant Professor



  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.A. with major in Anthropology (Arya Vidyapeeth College, Gauhati University, 2010, Gold Medalist, Best Graduate, Arts)
  2. Master’s Degree: M.A. in Anthropology with specialization in Advanced Social and Cultural Anthropology (Gauhati University, 2012, Gold Medalist)
  3. Ph.D.: Pursuing Ph.D. (registered in 2013), Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University

Professional Experience:

  1. Worked as Guest Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University from February 2014 to December 2014

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Culture, Social structure and change, Religion, Syncretism, Social relation, Tribal studies, Tribal performing arts 

Membership of Professional/Academic Bodies : 

  1. Life member of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA), Jhargram, West Bengal 
  2. Annual member (for 2015) of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Osaka, Japan 
  3. Life member of the Indian Anthropological Society, India



Research Publications:

  1. Joint research paper titled “Spectrum of Sikpui Ruoi festival of the Hmar tribe of Assam” with Dr. Birinchi K. Medhi in the biannual peer reviewed journal “Nrtattv- The Anthropology” of the Department of Anthropology Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, Vol. 4 No. 6, January – June 2014, (ISSN : 22499830)
  2. Research paper titled “Christianity as a pivotal factor of culture change among the Hmars of Assam” in the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Vol. XV 2014-15, (ISSN 2230-9527) of Gauhati University. 
  3. Changing Economy of the Karbis of Nalapara Hamlet in Guwahati City of Assam in the journal Mankind of the Department of Anthropology, Gurucharan College, Silchar, Assam, Vol. VII, 2013-2014.
  4. “The Fahrel-Tawk-Lam : A Popular Group Dance Among the Hmars of Assam” accepted for publication in the Seminar Proceedings of the International Seminar on The Tradition of Performing Arts and its Contemporary Relevance organized by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Centre for the Studies in Performing Arts, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi. 
  5. Joint research paper titled"Aspects of Pristine Organizations Integral to Village Administration Among the Hmar Tribe of Assam" with Dr. Birinchi K. Medhi in the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, Vol. 43, 2015. (ISSN 0976 2264).

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