Seminar - ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN BORDER AREAS OF NORTHEAST INDIA: SOCIETY, CULTURE AND POLITICS

INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH (North Eastern Regional Centre) SPONSORED

NATIONAL SEMINAR ON

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN BORDER AREAS OF NORTHEAST INDIA: SOCIETY, CULTURE AND POLITICS

30th and 31st October, 2014

 

Organised by: Teacher’s Unit

Nanda Nath Saikia College, Titabar

In Collaboration with

Jorhat District Political Science Association

 

Online Registration Closed

 

The North Eastern Region of India has its own importance from the point of view of national security and integrity of the nation. From the time immemorial, the people of Northeast India shared various socio-economic and cultural aspects of their society in an environment of mutual respect and understanding. However, in course of time the gradual development of distrust, confusion and misunderstanding among the people of N.E. has strained the inter-state relationship. The prevailing economic development and poor communication, the militancy and insurgency across the international boundary which put the governments into serious instability resulted in the slow rate of socio-economic development of this region. The unsettled inter-state boundary and the unsealed international boundary are the main disturbing factors for the inclusive and homogenous growth and development of the borders of N.E. Indo-Bangladesh relation has been strained due to mass exodus in huge scale for previous decades. Similarly, Indo-China border disputes have also led to the sufferings of people living in border areas of Arunachal Pradesh. Most of the border area has been suffering from a feeling of negligence, deprivation and insecurity.

            Apart from the disparities of international border surrounding NE region, the un-demarcated and unsettled inter-state borders of North Eastern state have been gaining increased attention among the intellectuals and the common masses the recent development arising out of the inter-state border of Assam and its neighbouring states seem evident that the central as well as the state government have no euphoria to settled this long awaited border disputes. 

Since independence, N.E. region has been transformed into a conflict ridden area due to rise of various ethnic separatists, insurgent and militant groups like NSCN (IM), NSCN-K, ULFA, NDFB, DHD, KNF waging low intensity war against government. Counter insurgency operations were also launched to suppress the insurgent groups. This resulted in the mass violation of human rights across the Northeast region of India. Thus, it become most essential for academician, social scientists, policy makers to address the issues and challenges of the people of the border areas of Northeast India through meaningful discussion and creation of public opinion among the common people. 

 

Sub-Themes:

  1. Historical roots of the creation of states of North East India.
  2. Role of central and state government in solving the problems of border areas.
  3. Relation between tribes of plains and hills.
  4. Background, nature and impact of inter-state border disputes 
  5. International border dispute and migration in the Border areas of NE region.
  6. Cross- Border terrorism, insurgency and conflict in border areas.
  7. Diversity and shared element of the literature, society, culture, religion, politics of the border areas.
  8. Women empowerment in fringe areas.
  9. Border area and environmental issues.
  10. Any other topics related to the main theme.

 

Papers can be presented in both Assamese and English

 

Publication Opportunity:

Full proceeding volume of the seminar will be published in book format having ISBN.

 

Guidelines for submission of Seminar Papers:

The abstract and full paper should be in MS word, Times New Roman font, 12 point size and in A4 paper. Abstract (within 300 words) and full paper (within 5000 words) must be submitted through email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Hard copy of full papers must be submitted during registration on Day 1.

 

Important Dates:

Last date of submission of abstract : 18th Oct, 2014

Last date of submission of full paper : 23th Oct, 2014

 

Registration Fee:

Participant with paper : Rs.800

Participant without paper : Rs.500

Research scholar with paper : Rs.600

Research scholar without paper : Rs.400

Student participants : Rs.200

 

Registration fee may be paid in the form of demand draft in favour of Principal, N.N. Saikia College, Titabar payable at SBI Titabar Branch.

Payment may also be made through direct deposit / online transfer in the Bank Account . Scanned copy of the deposit slip / Transaction slip  has to be sent / uploaded along with.

 

Bank Detail:

Bank Name : State Bank of India

Bank Branch : Titabar

Bank IFSC : SBIN0004378

Account Name: Principal, N.N. Saikia College.

Account No. 11506395323

 

Accommodation:

Paid accommodation will be arranged on request made atleast 20 days ahead of the date of the seminar.

 

TA and DA:

No TA or DA will be paid to the participants.

 

Organizing Committee:

Advisor:

Dr. Budhindra Nath Saikia, President, Teachers’ Unit

Mr. Subhasis Sharma, Vice President, Jorhat District Political Science Association.

 

President:

Dr. Latool Baruah, Principal, N.N. Saikia College, Titabar

 

Convenor:

Mr. Gunaram Nath, Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science

Ph: 9435610670, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Organising Secretary:

Mr. Nirmal Jyoti Konwar, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History

Ph: 9401600755, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Secretary, Teachers' Unit:

Mr. Joy Prakash Oza,   N.N. Saikia College, Titabar,  Ph: 9678072091

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