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National seminar on anthropology underway at Nagaland University

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By EMN Updated: Mar 19, 2024 9:29 pm
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Jagadish Kumar Patnaik speaking during the inaugural programme of the two-day national seminar on anthropology at Nagaland University in Lumami.

DIMAPUR — A two-day national seminar on the topic “Anthropology in the 21st century: emerging areas of research in North East India and its role in national development” is underway at Nagaland University headquarters in Lumami.

Organised by the department of anthropology, the seminar began on Tuesday, according to a press release.

Speaking on the occasion, the convener of the seminar, Somenath Bhattacharjee, highlighted its significance in advancing anthropological discourse within the context of Northeast India’s development.

The inaugural session was attended by Jagadish Kumar Patnaik, vice chancellor of Nagaland University, among other dignitaries. He presided over the event as the chief guest.

Dr. Abemo, registrar, delivered a speech on the seminar’s theme. The dean of Science, in his address, underscored the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in addressing the challenges faced by the region.

Bhattacharjee provided insights into the diverse dimensions of anthropology in the 21st century. SR Mondal, chair professor at the University of North Bengal, delivered the keynote address, which shed light on anthropology’s pivotal role in shaping national development agendas.

A series of plenary lectures followed, featuring eminent scholars such as Sarthak Sengupta, Temjensosang, Dr. Dipendu Chatterjee, and Subho Roy. They delved into various facets of anthropological research and its implications for the region’s development trajectory.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 19, 2024 9:29:19 pm
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