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Department of Anthropology


Prof W Nabakumar Singh
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Designation Professor
Specialization Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Area of Research Interest Ethnicity, Development Anthropology, Women’s studies, Ethnography and Ethnoarchaeology
PhD Supervised 4

Positions held in the University
  • Former Dean of Students
  • Director,Centre for Myanmarese Studies
Membership
  • Board of Undergraduate studies, Nagaland University, Kohima
  • Life member,Indian Anthropological society.
  • Life member,Indian National Confederation And Academy of Anthropologists
Books
  • The Mates of Manipur: Their Ethnographic Profile, 2001.
  • The Director for Development of Tribals and Scheduled Caste, Govt. of Manipur.
  • The Chongthus of Manipur: (Ed)2003. The Anthropological Society of Manipur, Imphal.
Resource person
  • Delivered lectures in a number of Refresher courses conducted by different departments of Manipur University under the Academic Staff College.
  • Department of Anthropology Guru Gasidas University, Uttaranchal.
  • Visiting Faculty of the DSA Programme of the Dept. of Anthropology, Calcutta University.
  • North East Vision 2020 sponsored by the North East Council, Shilong as nominee of Manipur University.
Extension Activities
Delivered lectures on different social issues like Identity crisis, Education Policy, Bio-colonialism etc. in a number of programmes organised by Civil Societies of Manipur, Tripura and Assam.

Research Papers (Complete List)
  • “Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Contemporary Social Formation in Manipur”
    The World of B.M.Das: A Tribuli 2009, Assam Academy of Cultural Relations, Guwahati.
  • “State Policies Towards the Tribal: A Rethinking on the Indian Experience”
    Bulletin of the Dept. of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University. Vol.35.PP23-38, 2007,
    Dept. of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University,Assam.(Co-author:Th.Bimola Devi)
  • “Cultural Interaction and Growth: A Case Study of Leimaram, a Scheduled Caste Village of Manipur” in Globalisation and the Changing Scenario of Cultural Interaction: Manipur Experience (ed) N. Joykumar, 2007. Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi.
  • “Fertility Study among the Ithing of Manipur, India”
    The Internal Journal of Biological Anthropology,. Vol.1,No.1,2007 (Co-authors: S Jibonkumar Singh & Th.Somola Devi)
  • “The Inter-ethnic Relationship of the Different Communities of Manipur:A Critical Appraisal” in The Orient Vision.Vol.2No.1,2004, National Research Center Manipur, Canchipur.
  • “Continuity and Change: A Village of manipur” in The Eastern Anthropologist. Vol.57. No.2.2004, Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, Lucknow.
Popular Journals & Souvenir
  • The Mates of Manipur: Their Ethnographic Profile, 2001. The Director for Development of Tribals and Scheduled Caste, Govt. of Manipur.
  • The Chongthus of Manipur: (Ed)2003. The Anthropological Society of Manipur, Imphal.