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Sociology Department, HNC

Dr. Elijah Chara

Visiting Faculty

Department:

Department of Sociology

Contact Details

Email:

elefcha77@gmail.com


Profile of the Teaching Faculty

Academic qualification:

  • PhD, Social Science, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Master of Philosphy, Social Science, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Master of Arts, Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Areas of interest: Nation and Nationalism, Fourth World Nation, Tribes and Indigenous Peoples, Political-Cultural Studies, North-East India, International Relations and Political Institutions, Political Theories, Revolutions and Movements, Conflict and Development, Research Methodology, Inclusion and Exclusion, Democracy, Left.

Conferences (Papers presented/published)

  • “Alternative Account of Bujuur Naga and the History” at Bujuur Academic Seminar, South East Manipur College, Kapaam, Manipur, India (2017).
  • “Exploring Memory for Protecting Bujuur Ecology” at Bujuur Academic Seminar, South East Manipur College, Kapaam, Manipur, India (2017).
  • “Exploring Bujuur Naga Folk Literature as Renascence to Understand Folk Philosphy: Outline for Epistemology and Life Lessons” at National Seminar on Re-Interpretations of the Past: The Discourse of Cultural Identity in South-Asia, Department of English, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India, 2016.

Journals

  • “Memory and Identity: Narrations on Aemo-Bujuur,” Asian Ethnicity, 2019.
  • DOI: 10.1080/14631369.2019.1602754
  • “Naga Nationalism’s Dilemma on Meanings, Politics and Religion,” Journal of North East India Studies, 8 (2): 66-84. 2018.
  • “Identity in the oral history of Bujuur Naga,” Current Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1(1): 37-44. 2018.
  • “Locating the village in Naga’s nation,” Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, 8(5): 28-40. 2018.
  • “Dynamics of Interpretation: Nation or Tribe with references to Bujuur Naga,” MZU Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, 4(2): 131-147. 2017.
  • “Past and Present: Analysis of the Social-Political Changes of Bujuur Naga,” Socialsci Journal, 4: 75-89. 2019.
  • “The Problems with Research on Indigenous People with Reference to the Nagas: Views from a insider”, The Asian Man, 13(2): 150-156, 2019.

Popular Article/Newspapers Contributions

  • Elijah Chara, “Political Science for Women: Cooking Food?” Post Mortem, Nagaland Post (04.06.2016)
  • Elijah Chara, “The Anti Anti-Illegal Immigrant: Labour Paralysed”, Post Mortem, Nagaland Post (15.02.2015)
  • Elijah Chara, “Made in Colonial Stereotype”, Post Mortem, Nagaland Post (27.06.2016)
  • Elijah Chara, “Indo-Naga Political Chats: Only Talking, No Solution”, Post Mortem, Nagaland Post (14.10.2014)
  • Elijah Chara, “Mission Political Trick”, Post-Mortem, Nagaland Post (21.06.2014).