NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SILCHAR

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान सिलचर

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

International Conferences


  1. (with Ujjwal K. Paul and Tanuj Mathur ) ”, “Making “Act East Policy’ to work for the Development of Northeastern Region of India” in Das, Gurudas and C Joshua Thomas, (eds), 2016, Look East to Act East Policy: Implications for India’s Northeast, Routledge, London
  2. “India’s Myanmar Policy: Implications for India’s Northeast”, in Das, Gurudas and C Joshua Thomas, (eds), 2016, Look East to Act East Policy: Implications for India’s Northeast, Routledge, London
  3. (with Subodh Chandra Das and Ujjwal Paul) “ Look East Policy: Economic engagements with ASEAN and East Asian countries”, in Das, Gurudas and C Joshua Thomas, (eds), 2016, Look East to Act East Policy: Implications for India’s Northeast, Routledge, London
  4. 1. “Indo-Bangladesh Relations: Issues in Trade, Transit and Security”, in Das, Gurudas, (ed), 2008, Indo-Bangladesh Border Trade:Benefiting from Neighbourhood, Akansha publishing House, New Delhi
  5. 2. "Trade Between the North Eastern Region and Neighbouring Countries: Structures and Implications for Development", in Gurudas Das and R.K. Purkayastha, (eds), Border Trade : North East & Neighbouring Countries, 2000, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi
  6. 3. “Sino-Indian Border Trade for Frontier Development: The Case of India’s Northeast and China’s Southwest”, in Jayanta Kumar Ray and Prabir De, (eds), 2005, India and China in an Era of Globalization: Essays on Economic Cooperation, Bookwell, New Delhi.


  1. Presented a paper entitled "Women in Low Context Culture: A Scandinavian Perspective" at the three Day International Virtual Conference on Gender Studies and Women Empowerment, organised by the Department of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences during April 16-18 2021. Also Chaired two technical sessions.
  2. Delivered a Lecture entiled "Reading of novels as History: An Interdisciplinary Perspective" --as a special invited speaker-- at the TEQIP sponsored online International Conference on Interdisciplinary Interpretation of Literature organised by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, NIT, Meghalaya from 14th to 18th December, 2020
  3. Delivered a keynote lecture entitled "Social Constructions and Women: Towards a New Awakening" at the two day International Webinar on Women Empowerment in the Digital Age organised by the Department of HSS, NIT, Silchar during 30th and 31st January 2021.
  4. Literature and Ecocriticism: Towards Understanding the Relevance of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Two Day International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies: Redefining Boundaries of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences during 22-23 November 2019 organised by English Literary Circle, Manipur and the Manipur University Students’ Union.
  5. Human Identity in the Age of Technology: A Study of Select American Science Fiction at the Two Day International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies: Redefining Boundaries of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences during 22-23 November 2019 organised by English Literary Circle, Manipur and the Manipur University Students’ Union
  6. A Study of Lai Haraoba as a Cultural and Historical Text of the Meiteis of Manipur at the Two Day International Conference on Interdisciplinarity: Intersections of literature and History for Social and Cultural Change during 19-20th October 2019 organised by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, NIT, Meghalaya. Chaired a technical session too.
  7. Native culture, colonization and its ramifications in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at the Two Day International Conference on Multiculturalism during 24-25th January 2018 organised by English Literary circle in collaboration with college development council, Manipur university.
  8. Identity Crisis and the Contemporary Literature at A Two Day International Seminar on Social inequality and Literature ( 16-17 January 2014) held at Tripura university
  9. The Colonial Agenda in Roy’s ‘The God of Small Things’ at the International Conference on Literature to Cinema: Appropriation, Adaptations, Adulteration ( 1st, 2nd, 3rd June 2013) organised by NIT Durgapur, West Bengal,India
  10. The changing perceptions of Meetei culture: Resistance through rituals at the International seminar on Ethnicity, Identity and Literature (11-14 October 2012) held at Sibsagar, Assam
  11. Immigrant Dilemma and Feminist Sensibilities in Chitra Divakaruni’s Arranged Marriage at the seminar on English Literature in Translation (10-12 January 2011) organised by IAES and AIETA at JKC College Guntur
  12. Women and War: A Comparative Study of Khaled Hosseini’s ‘A Thousand splendid Suns’ and Margarett Mitchelles’ 'Gone With the Wind’at the Two Day International Conference on Interdisciplinarity: Contemporary Research in Humanities, Social Science and Management Studies during 21-22July 2017, organised by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, NIT,Meghalaya. Chaired two technical sessions-- Social Sciences I and Literature V
  13. English as a Global Language at the seminar on Innovative Approaches and Techniques of Teaching (13-14 July 2007) organised by NCIATTE at PSG College Coimbatore
  14. Postmodernism as an Attitude: Towards a Global Culture at the seminar on Globalization and Industrial Relocation (27- 28 October 2006) organised by DONER and NEC Shillong at NIT Silchar


  1. International Workshop on Living in the Age of Convergences - Affect, Affordance, Agency, National Library of Singapore, 9 -10 December 2019
  2. Goethe Society of India’s International Conference on The Universal & the Particular: Contemporary Perspectives on an Old Dispute, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), India, 14-16 Nov 2019
  3. International Conference on Destruction/Re-Construction: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural Heritage in Conflict, organized by Arab-German Young Academy (AGYA) in collaboration with the Orient Institut Beirut (OIB), Beirut, Lebanon, 30 September-3 Oct 2019
  4. International Conference on Us and Them: Diasporas for Others in the Indian Ocean, Centre for Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Martin-Luther University, Halle (Saale), Germany, 16-17 September 2019
  5. International Workshop on Cinema and the City, Centre for Modern Oriental Studies (Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin, Germany, 12-13 September 2019
  6. AAS-in-Asia Conference on Asia on the Rise?, organized by Association for Asian Studies & Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1-4 July 2019
  7. 2019 Penn State Global Asias Summer Institute on Digital Asias, Penn State University, State College (PA), USA, 3-7 June 2019
  8. International Workshop on Mediated Campaigns and Unmediated Politics in Millennial India, organized jointly by Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH) & Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi), at CSH, New Delhi, India, 27 April 2019
  9. International Conference on The Cultural Industries in Asia: Into the Digital Age, Hong Kong University, 30 Non-1 Dec 2018
  10. International Workshop on Recalibrating Culture: Reconfiguring the (Trans-)Cultural, Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University, 22-23 Nov 2018
  11. International Symposium on Digital Politics in Millennial India, organized jointly by the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) Munich & Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi (IIIT-Delhi), at IIIT Delhi, India, 15-17 Mar 2018
  12. International Conference on Transcending Cultural Boundaries: Studies of Foreign Languages, Literature & Culture in India, Gauhati University, India, 8-9 Mar 2018
  13. Goethe Society of India’s International Conference on Cosmopolitanism, Globalisation and Literary Space: Perspectives and Narrations of a (new) World Citizenship, University of Delhi, India, 21-23 Feb 2018
  14. International Conference on Contemporary Communication Cultures, Controls and Becomings, University of Madras, India, 16-17 Feb 2018
  15. International Conference on Refugees in the Public Imagination: Discourse of (Dis)location and (Dis)placement, University of Liberal Arts (ULAB), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20 Dec 2017
  16. International Seminar on Reinventing Nationalism: Secularisms & Plurality: Media Discourses & Deconstruction, Gauhati University, India, 11-12 Nov 2017
  17. International Conference on Mahabharata & Inter-Asian Cultures, Delhi University, 6-8 April 2017
  18. International Conference on Thinking Literature across Continents, North Bengal University, 25-27 March 2017
  19. International Seminar on Indian Art Heritage in a Changing World, Banaras Hindu University, India, 27 Feb-1Mar 2017
  20. Dynamic Borderlands: Livelihoods, Communities and Flows, 5th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network, Kathmandu, Nepal, 12-14 December 2016
  21. Comics Forum 2016, Leeds, United Kingdom, 3-4 November 2016
  22. The Act of Media Workshop, SARAI-CSDS, New Delhi, 8-10 January 2016
  23. International Conference of the Goethe Society of India, University of Delhi, Delhi, 18-20 February 2015.
  24. Canadian Comparative Literature Association Conference, Canadian Social Science Congress, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada, 18-24 May 2014.
  25. Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions, Dept. of The Study of Religion, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1-2 November, 2013.
  26. International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) Conference, Paris, France, July 18-24, 2013.
  27. South Asia Conference, Princeton University, USA, April 26-27, 2013.
  28. American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, Toronto, Canada, March 4-7, 2013.
  29. International Conference on Emerging Issues & Challenges in Education, Nayab Abbasi College, Amroha, India, 9-10 June, 2012.
  30. Underhill Graduate Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, March 1-2, 2012.
  31. International Conference on Intercultural Studies, Centre for Intercultural Studies, Porto, Portugal, May 25-27, 2011.
  32. The International Conference: On Road Writing Travel and Travelers organized by the Centre of Advanced Study, Dept. of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, November 6-8, 2008.