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.
“Memory and Identity: Narrations on Aemo-Bujuur,” Asian Ethnicity, 2019.
“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).