Sambit Mallick 

Sambit Mallick 

Professor 
Education: PhD
Sociology
sambit@iitg.ac.in
+91 361 2582566
Room No: 108
Personal Website

Research Interests: Sociology of Science and Technology; Historical Sociology; Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Journal Publications


1. Sarthak Kumar Das and Sambit Mallick, "Repossession through community participation: A study of Vrihi community seed bank in Odisha", Social Change, Sage, vol.53, ISBN.0049-0857, accepted for publication [2023]

2. Jnana Ranjan Prusty and Sambit Mallick, "Handloom and powerloom industries in Odisha: A historical analysis", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.21, Issue no.1, pp.50-70, ISBN.1569-1497 [2022]

3. Mridusmita Duara and Sambit Mallick, "Non-inclusive trade unionism in the tea estates in Assam", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.21, Issue no.2, ISBN.1569-1497, forthcoming [2022]

4. Rahul Shukla and Sambit Mallick, "Conflicting institutional mandates, biofuels, jatropha in India", Journal of Asian and African Studies, Sage, vol.57, Issue no.Online first, ISBN.1745-2538, online first [2022], 10.1177/00219096221081767

5. Sambit Mallick, "Coercion, consent and contestation: A study of changing scientific practices in India", Sociological Bulletin, Sage, vol.70, Issue no.2, pp.197-213, ISBN.0038-0229 [2021], https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0038022921993758

6. Avinash Kumar, Sambit Mallick and Pradip Swarnakar, "Mapping scientific collaboration: A bibliometric study of rice crop research in India", Journal of Scientometric Research, Phcog.Net, vol.9, Issue no.1, pp.29-39, ISBN.2321-6654 [2020]

7. Avinash Kumar and Sambit Mallick, "Interests, norms, meanings: A study of rice biotechnology in India", Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, Sage, vol.40, Issue no.3-4, pp.31-39, ISBN.0270-4676 [2020], https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0270467621995700

8. Prerna Sah and Sambit Mallick, "Violence of science and development: Withering away of the displaced Van Gujjars in and around Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand", African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, vol.12, Issue no.5, pp.643-652, ISBN.2042-1338 [2020]

9. Avinash Kumar and Sambit Mallick, "Contentions and confirmations over genetically modified technology: Socio-political construal of innovations in rice biotechnology research in India", Asian Journal of Social Science, Brill, vol.47, Issue no.4-5, pp.607-630, ISBN.1568-4849 [2019]

10. Avinash Kumar and Sambit Mallick, "Marker-assisted selection (MAS) in rice biotechnology research in India", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.18, Issue no.3, pp.286-307, ISBN.1569-1500 [2019]

11. Mridusmita Duara and Sambit Mallick, "Women workers and industrial relations in tea estates of Assam", Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, IR & HR, vol.55, Issue no.1, pp.15-26, ISBN.0019-5286 [2019]

12. Sambit Mallick, "Ideology in sociology of science", Social Change and Development, OKDISCD, vol.15, Issue no.1, pp.59-71 [2018]

13. Madhulika Kumari and Sambit Mallick, "Triple helix model of innovation and the politics of genetically modified crops: Cases of Bt cotton and Bt brinjal in India", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.16, Issue no.4, pp.434-460, ISBN.1569-1500 [2017]

14. Sambit Mallick, "Inter-institutional collaborative networking in the intellectual property rights regime: Research in plant molecular biology in India", International Journal of Biotechnology, Inderscience, vol.14, Issue no.2, pp.89-111, ISBN.0963-6048 [2016]

15. Avinash Kumar and Sambit Mallick, "Plant biotechnology representation and resistance: A study of plant breeding community in Bihar, India", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.14, Issue no.5, pp.544-566, ISBN.1569-1500 [2015]

16. Rahul Shukla and Sambit Mallick, "Mechanization of agriculture: Implications for the farming community in India", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.14, Issue no.4, pp.430-447, ISBN.1569-1500 [2015]

17. Sambit Mallick, "The orbit of commodified technoscience: Innovations in agricultural technology in India", International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, Inderscience, vol.8, Issue no.4, pp.346-362, ISBN.1740-8822 [2014]

18. Sambit Mallick, "The realm of commodified technoscience", Seminar, Seminar Publications, vol.654, pp.32-42, ISBN.- [2014]

19. Sambit Mallick, Haribabu Ejnavarzala and Bhoopathi Reddy B, "Industrialization of seed production: Implications for agriculture in India", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.10, Issue no.3-4, pp.441-457, ISBN.1569-1500 [2011]

20. Sambit Mallick, "Knowledge production in biotechnology in India", IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE, vol.30, Issue no.2, pp.46-54, ISBN.0278-0097 [2011]

21. Sambit Mallick and Haribabu Ejnavarzala, "The intellectual property rights regime and emerging institutional framework of scientific research: Responses from plant molecular biologists in India", Asian Journal of Social Science, Brill, vol.38, Issue no.1, pp.79-106, ISBN.1568-4849 [2010]

22. Sambit Mallick, "The intellectual property rights regime and the changing structure of scientific research in India: Lessons from the developing world", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Brill, vol.8, Issue no.4, pp.628-654, ISBN.1569-1500 [2009]

23. Sambit Mallick, "The political economy of agricultural biotechnology in India", Social Scientist, Indian School of Social Sciences, vol.37, Issue no.3-4, pp.52-63, ISBN.0970-0293 [2009]

24. Sambit Mallick, "Democratizing scientific knowledge through building scientific institutions in nineteenth century India: The sociology of science perspective", Current Science, Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences, vol.90, Issue no.8, pp.1138-1145, ISBN.0011-3891 [2006]

25. Sambit Mallick, E. Haribabu and S.G. Kulkarni, "Debates on science and technology in India: Alliance formation between the scientific and political elite during the inter-War period", Social Scientist, Indian School of Social Sciences, vol.33, Issue no.11-12, pp.49-75, ISBN.0970-0293 [2005]

Conference Proceedings


1. Rahul Shukla and Sambit Mallick, "Construction of a sustainable energy source: The case of jatropha in Indian context", Technologies for Development: From Innovation to Social Impact, EPFL, Lausanne [2016]

2. Sambit Mallick, "Inter-organizational collaboration and innovation in agricultural biotechnology in India", The Triple Helix in a Context of Global Change: Continuing, Mutating or Unravelling?, Triple Helix Association [2013]

3. Mridusmita Duara and Sambit Mallick, "Tea industry in Assam (India): Issues of migration and gender discrimination", History and Society Development, ICHSD 2012, pp.174-177, ISBN.- [2012]

4. Sambit Mallick, "Proprietary technology in agriculture in India: Issues of sustainability", Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Way to Reduce Poverty, EPFL, Lausanne, pp.27-35 [2012]

Book Chapter


1. Rahul Shukla and Sambit Mallick, "Environment, Development and Sustainability in India: Perspectives, Issues and Alternatives" , Biofuels for what? Environmental sustainability and discursive flexibility of jatropha in India , Springer Nature ISBN.978-981-336-248-2, pp.243-261 [2021] https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789813362475

2. Ngamjahao Kipgen and Sambit Mallick, "Covid Crisis: Social Science Perspectives" , Prejudice in pandemic period: A case study of Northeast India , ABS Books India ISBN.9.78939E+12, pp.135-148 [2020]

3. Madhulika Kumari and Sambit Mallick, "New Age Hunger Games: Warring Farmers and the Violence of Sustenance" , Politics and policy of genetically modified crops: Perceptions of agricultural biotechnologists in India , Synergy Books India , vol.- ISBN.978-93-82059-86-8, pp.99-113, [2020]

4. Sambit Mallick, "Civil Society in Changing India: Emerging Roles, Relationship and Strategies" , Civil society in changing times: Some reflections , Digboi Mahila Mahavidyalaya ISBN.978-0-596-80552-4, pp.9-15, [2019]

5. Sambit Mallick, "Development: Issues and Concerns" , Science, technology and development , MR Publications , vol.- ISBN.978-93-85229-80-0, pp.26-33, [2018]

6. Rahul Shukla and Sambit Mallick, "Biofuels and Bioenergy" , Blending of practices: A study of biofuels complex in India , Springer ISBN.978-3-319-47257-7, pp.229-239, [2017]

7. Madhulika Kumari and Sambit Mallick, "Globalization and Indias Innovation Systems: Towards Creative Destruction?" , Debating the controversies: A study of agricultural innovation systems in India , Mahatma Gandhi University Press ISBN.978-93-80419-35-0, pp.129-135, [2017]

8. Madhulika Kumari and Sambit Mallick, "Technology and Innovation for Social Change" , Bacillus thuringiensis cotton in India: Debates surrounding agricultural biotechnology , Springer ISBN.978-81-322-2070-1, pp.161-174, [2015]

9. Sambit Mallick, "Governance Issues and Gender Aspects in Development: A North East Indian Perspective" , Proprietary food crop controversy: Implications for public policy in India , Papyrus ISBN.9.79E+12, pp.70-89, [2012]

10. Sambit Mallick, "Liberalizing Research in Science and Technology: Studies in Science Policy" , Changing protocols of IPR and scientific practices in the age of liberalization: The case of plant molecular biology in India , The Russian Academy of Sciences ISBN.9.79E+12, pp.437-473, [2010]

1

Handloom as a Sustainable Socio-Technological System: A Study of Textile Industry in North-East India
Funding Agency : ICSSR, New Delhi
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 01-12-2014 to 30-11-2016
Status: Completed

2

Online Web Course on Science, Technology and Society
Funding Agency : MHRD (under NPTEL)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: Archana Barua
Duration/Starting Year: 01-07-2009 to 30-06-2012
Status: Completed

3

Online Web Course on Indian Society: Issues and Problems
Funding Agency : MHRD (under NPTEL)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: Liza Das
Duration/Starting Year: 01-07-2009 to 30-06-2012
Status: Completed

4

Online Web Course on Introduction to Sociology
Funding Agency : MHRD (under NPTEL)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 01-07-2009 to 30-06-2012
Status: Completed

5

Interrogating Modernity (Slides Preparation)
Funding Agency : AICTE (under QIP, IIT Guwahati)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 01-04-2010 to 31-03-2011
Status: Completed

6

Modernity: Sociological Perspectives
Funding Agency : AICTE (under QIP, IIT Guwahati)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 01-04-2011 to 31-03-2013
Status: Completed

7

Online Video Course on Science, Technology and Society
Funding Agency : MHRD (under CSS-MOOCs)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 01-04-2017 to 31-10-2017
Status: Completed

8

Online Video Course on Sociological Perspectives on Modernity
Funding Agency : MHRD (under CSS-MOOCs)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 01-10-2017 to 30-04-2018
Status: Completed

9

Online Video Course on Philosophical Foundations of Social Research
Funding Agency : MHRD (under CSS-MOOCs)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 2021-01-18 to 2021-03-21
Status: Completed

10

Online Video Course on Sociology of Development
Funding Agency : MHRD (under CSS-MOOCs)
Principal Investigator: Sambit Mallick
Co-investigator: None
Duration/Starting Year: 2021-07-01 to 2021-10-31
Status: Completed

Sl.No Name Thesis Title PhD Status
1 Tulika Kumar Influence of Place Attachment and Social Capital on Flood Risk Perception: A Study of Kosi River Basin, Bihar APR4
2 Ado Kehie Ecology, Culture and Livelihood Practices: An Ethnographic Study among the Angamis and Konyaks in Nagaland APR4
3 Ameer Salman O M Mapping the Digital Media Technology and Everyday: Fieldwork among Farmers in Kerala SOAS
4 Madan S Techno-cultural Studies of Fading Brick Crafts: Karnataka Brick Industry SOAS
5 Sarthak Kumar Das Industrialization of Seed Production and Repossession through Community Participation: A Study of Community Seed Banks in Odisha SOAS
6 Tripti Das Social Construction of Information and Communication Technologies: A Study of Selected Departments of the Government of Assam Completed
7 Tania Sen Prohibition on Tipe, Culture Change, and the Apatanis in Arunachal Pradesh Completed
8 Rahul Shukla Sciences and Cultures: Pluralist Narratives of Biofuels in India Completed
9 Avinash Kumar Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration: A Study of Rice Biotechnology Research in Selected Scientific Institutions in India Completed
10 Madhulika Kumari Science, Agriculture and Public Policy: A Study of Government-Academia-Industry Networking in India Completed
11 Payel Chakrabarti A Study of Media Representation with Reference to Reporting of Violence in Assam Completed
12 Mridusmita Duara Evolving Intricacies of Industrial Relations: A Study of Selected Tea Estates in Assam Completed
13 Jnana Ranjan Prusty Conflicting Technological Systems in Textile Industry: A Study of Selected Handloom and Powerloom Industries in Odisha Completed
14 Shilpa Krishnan SOAS
15 Barnali Rout Comprehensive
Sl.No Name Year Dissertation Title
1 Amita Ram Kulkarni 2022 Socioeconomic Analysis of Pink Bollworm Infestations: A Study of the Cotton Fields of Telangana
2 Satyaki Mukherjee 2022 Roots of Social Protest, Resistance Movements and the Farm Bills 2020 in India
3 Aman 2022 Development–Induced Displacement Impacts and Assessment: A Study of the Kaziranga National Park, Assam
4 Deeksha Singh 2022 Women Workers in Manufacturing Sector in Delhi: Examining from the Economic and Social Security Perspectives
5 Ashish Kumar Paswan 2021 Disaster-Induced Displacement Impacts and Assessment: A Case Study of the Mishing Community in Majuli
6 Maneesh M M 2021 In Pursuit of Women Empowerment: A Case Study of Akshaya E-Centres in Kerala
7 Rupesh Kumar Jha 2021 Environmental Awareness amongst the Students of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
8 Aakriti Chakravarty 2021 Food Security and Bio-Capitalism: The Politics of Agri-Innovation Technology in Assam
9 Poram Ronya 2020 A Critical Assessment of Dams: A Case Study of Dibang Multipurpose Project
10 Sarthak Kumar Das 2020 Conflicting Perspectives, Mandates and Practices: A Case Study of Vrihi's Community Seed Bank in Odisha
11 Raja Priyatham Tangirala 2019 Usage of instagram and academic performance: A study of undergraduate students of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
12 Bhabna Medhi 2018 A study of the state of health among child labourers in Guwahati
13 Raya Das 2018 Representation of Northeast India: A study of perceptions of Northeast students in Delhi
14 Swapnali Saikia 2018 Educational aspects of girl child labour in Udalguri district of Assam
15 Mayuri Bharali 2017 Social and political construal of technological systems: reception of cybercrime among students in Guwahati
16 Mrigakhi Rabha 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited in Guwahati
17 Prayashi Bora 2017 Handloom Weaving as a Socio-technological System: A Study in Guwahati
18 Shraddha Bhatia 2017 Poultry Farming Practices: A Study in Guwahati
19 Sujata Borthakur 2016 Scientists? perception on agriculture research and extension in Assam: A study on rice seed production
20 Abhigya 2016 Information and communication technologies in farming practices: hopes, utopias and contradictions
21 Prerna Sah 2016 The violence of science and development: A study of the displaced van Gujjars in and around Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand
22 Rintu Borah 2016 An aetiological investigation of students? suicide: case studies at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
23 Abhay Pratap Singh 2014 Debates on science and nationalism in India: A historical-sociological survey
24 Rahul Shukla 2014 Mechanization of agriculture: implications for the farming community in India
25 Bristita Bora 2013 Social Construction of Technological Systems: A Study of Wheat Research in Krishi Vigyan Kendra and Regional Agricultural Research Station in Nogaon, Assam
26 Rashmi Rekha Deka 2013 Handloom weaving as a socio-technological system: A study in Sualkuchi, Kamrup District, Assam
27 Subasana Dutta 2013 Conflicting Knowledge systems in Textile Industry: A Comparative study of Handloom and Power loom sectors in Assam and Meghalaya
28 Avinash Kumar 2012 Industrialisation of Rice Production: A Study in Selected Scientific Institutions in Bihar
29 Munu Sensua 2012 Women and Science: A Study in Selected Scientific Institutions in Assam
30 Sikha Das 2012 Education and Development: A Study on Accessibility to Primary Education in Assam
31 Madhulika Kumari 2011 Proprietary Technology in Agriculture: A study of two Civil Society Organizations in India

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Awards and Achievements


Award Title : Fellow

Contribution to Sociology of Science and Technology in India
Awarded By : Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
31-05-2017 International
Award Title : (Appointed) Member, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC), Department of Science and Technology - National Science and Technology Management Information System (DST - NSTMIS), Government of India, 13 May 2022 - 12 May 2025
Awarded By : Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
2022-05-13 National

Patents


No Data Available!

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Attended


Title: Interests, Norms, Meanings, Values: Seeds as Biosocial Commons and Gene Editing of Livestock

Name of Conference: Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society on Cultivating Connections: Exploring Entry Points into Sustainable Food Systems

Athens, Georgia, USA, Athens, Georgia, USA, virtual May 18, 2022 - May 21, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 1500 International
Title: Repossession through Community Participation: Community Seed Banks in Odisha

Name of Conference: 20th Annual STS Conference on Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies

IAS - STS, Graz, Austria, virtual May 2, 2022 - May 4, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 200 International
Title: The Forest Rights Act (2006), Sustainable Livelihood Practices, and Land Rights Movements among the Adivasis in Kerala

Name of Conference: 46th ISS All India Sociological Conference

University of Mumbai, Mumbai Dec 8, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 1500 National
Title: Technology, Development and Violence: A Case of the Van Gujjars in Rajaji National Park in Uttarakhand

Name of Conference: 46th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Toronto, Canada, Toronto, Canada, virtual Oct 6, 2021 - Oct 9, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 1500 International
Title: COVID-19 Pandemic and Prejudice: Racism against Northeast India

Name of Conference: International (Online) Conference on COVID-19: Emergence and Resurgence of Communicable Diseases fro

USTM, IITG, DU, ISS, FLAIR and TRIBAC, Online Jul 21, 2020 - Jul 22, 2020 International
Title: Kaleidoscopic Environment of Scientific Practices

Name of Conference: 2nd International Conference of Global Science, Technology and Society

Global Science, Technology and Society / Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar, Indonesia Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 International
Title: Information and Communication Technologies and Poverty Reduction: A Study from Social Construction of Technology Perspectives

Name of Conference: 5th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development

ICPSD, Colombo, Sri Lanka Dec 6, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018 International
Title: Debating the Controversies: Science, Politics and Images of Nation Building

Name of Conference: Silver Jubilee National Seminar on Contemporary Debates on Science, Technology and Nationalism in In

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Oct 31, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 National
Title: Assessing the Contestation in Biofuel Production Approaches in India

Name of Conference: 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Sydney, Australia Aug 29, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018 International
Title: Coercion, Consent and Contestation in Scientific Practices in India

Name of Conference: 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Sydney, Australia Aug 29, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018 International
Title: Industrial Relations and Adivasi Resistance in the Tea Plantation Sector in Assam

Name of Conference: 19th ISA World Congress of Sociology

International Sociological Association, Toronto, Canada Jul 15, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018 International
Title: Coercion, Contestation and Consensus: Shifting Scientific Practices in Globalizing India

Name of Conference: 19th ISA World Congress of Sociology

International Sociological Association, Toronto, Canada Jul 15, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018 International
Title: Intersectionality of nature, knowledge and public policy: Situating sustainable agricultural practices in Odisha

Name of Conference: Odisha 2036: Society and Politics

Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Dec 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017 International
Title: Handloom as a socio-technological system: Questions of sustainability in northeast India

Name of Conference: 4th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development

ICPSD, Colombo, Sri Lanka Dec 5, 2017 - Dec 6, 2017 International
Title: Sustainable and socio-technological systems in biofuels production in central India

Name of Conference: 4th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development

ICPSD, Colombo, Sri Lanka Dec 5, 2017 - Dec 6, 2017 International
Title: Conflicting Perspectives on Traditional and Modern Institutional Practices in Mima Village in Nagaland

Name of Conference: 43rd ISS All India Sociological Conference

University of Lucknow, Lucknow Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017 International
Title: Diffusion of Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture: A Study of the Department of Agriculture of the Government of Assam

Name of Conference: 43rd ISS All India Sociological Conference

University of Lucknow, Lucknow Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017 National
Title: The Intellectual Property Rights Regime: Changing Practices in Agricultural Biotechnology in India

Name of Conference: 4th IndiaLICS Conference

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Nov 2, 2017 - Nov 4, 2017 International
Title: University as Entrepreneur: Scientific Community in Agricultural Biotechnology in India

Name of Conference: 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies

Beus Center for Law and Society, Phoenix, Arizona and Arizona State University, Arizona, USA Oct 9, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017 International
Title: Narrating the Cultures and Sciences in Biofuels Production in India

Name of Conference: Agriculture and Human Development in India: Indigenous Practices, Scientific Views and Sustainabilit

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Sep 8, 2017 - Sep 9, 2017 International
Title: GMOs and Sustainability: A Case Study of Rice Biotechnology in India

Name of Conference: Agriculture and Human Development in India: Indigenous Practices, Scientific Views and Sustainabilit

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Sep 8, 2017 - Sep 9, 2017 International
Title: Politics and Policy of Genetically Modified Crops: Perceptions of Agricultural Biotechnologists in I

Name of Conference: Agriculture and Human Development in India: Indigenous Practices, Scientific Views and Sustainabilit

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Sep 8, 2017 - Sep 9, 2017 International
Title: Cultures, Sciences and Material Agencies: A Study of Biofuels in India

Name of Conference: Science, Technology and Society

National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar Jul 22, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 National
Title: Debates and Discourses: Innovations in Rice Biotechnology in India

Name of Conference: Science, Technology and Society

National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar Jul 22, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 National

Organised


Title: University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya

Name of Conference: COVID-19: Emergence and Resurgence of Communicable Diseases from Social Sciences Perspectives (Online)

Jul 21, 2020 - Jul 22, 2020 No.of Partcipants: 180 International View
Title: IGNOU, New Delhi and ICSSR, NERC, Shillong

Name of Conference: Agriculture and Human Development in India: Indigenous Practices, Scientific Views and Sustainability

Sep 8, 2017 - Sep 9, 2017 No.of Partcipants: 120 International

Invited


Title: One-Week Short Term Course on Emerging Areas and Newer Aspects of Research in Social Sciences, Commerce and Management Sciences

Name of Invited Lecture: Methods of Science

Gauhati University, Guwahati (virtual) Apr 26, 2022 - Apr 26, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: One-Week Short Term Course on Emerging Issues in Sociology and Social Anthropology

Name of Invited Lecture: Social Shaping of Technology

Gauhati University, Guwahati (virtual) Apr 20, 2022 - Apr 20, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 75 National
Title: One-Week Short Term Course on Emerging Issues in Sociology and Social Anthropology

Name of Invited Lecture: Methods of Science

Gauhati University, Guwahati (virtual) Apr 20, 2022 - Apr 20, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 75 National

Name of Invited Lecture: Critique of Positivism

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati Mar 21, 2022 - Mar 21, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 50 National

Name of Invited Lecture: Positivism

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati Mar 21, 2022 - Mar 21, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 50 National
Title: Science and Nation Building: Past, Present and Future, RISFreM-2022: International Conference on Role of Indian Science in Freedom Movement

Name of Invited Lecture: Science and Nationalism in India

JNU, Vigyan Bharati, NIScPR and Vigyan Prasar, Virtual Feb 28, 2022 - Mar 1, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 100 International
Title: Crossing Boundaries in History of Technology

Name of Invited Lecture: Technology-Society Interface: Historical Explorations

International Committee for the History of Technology, Virtual Jan 17, 2022 - Jan 17, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 100 International
Title: NERIE-NCERT Extension Lecture Series

Name of Invited Lecture: National Education Policy 2020: Scientific Temper and Social Inclusion

North East Regional Institute of Education, National Council for Educational Research and Training, Umiam, Shillong Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: Refresher Course on Shifting Paradigms in Social Science Research

Name of Invited Lecture: Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Dr. Harisingh Gour Viswavidyalaya, Sagar Dec 9, 2021 - Dec 9, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: STS Workshop

Name of Invited Lecture: Science, Technology, Innovation and Development through NEP 2020

Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara Nov 12, 2021 - Nov 12, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: Online Lecture Series on Intersectionality in Sociological Research: Needs and Significance

Name of Invited Lecture: Science and Society Intersections

University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya Oct 16, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: Writing Research Papers in Peer-reviewed Journals

Name of Invited Lecture: Workshop on Research Methods and Statistical Analysis

Physical Education Foundation of India, New Delhi Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 2, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: Writing Research Report

Name of Invited Lecture: National Workshop on Research Methodology and the Research Process in Social Sciences

Women's College, Shillong, Shillong Jul 27, 2021 - Jul 27, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 National
Title: Resistance to and Accommodation of the Product Patent Regime: A Study of Changing Scientific Practices in India

Name of Invited Lecture:

Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna Feb 10, 2017 - Feb 10, 2017 National
Title: Intellectual Property Rights and Innovations for Sustainable Development

Name of Invited Lecture: Centre for Brand Building and Ranking and Centre for Quality Assurance

Muthayammal Engineering College, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu Apr 28, 2021 - Apr 28, 2021 National
Title: Philosophy of Science

Name of Invited Lecture: Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Sciences: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Central University of Punjab, Online Mar 22, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021 National
Title: Placing Science and Technology in Society

Name of Invited Lecture: International Conference on Roadmap for Humanities and Social Sciences in STEM Higher Education

Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, Online Mar 19, 2021 - Mar 20, 2021 International
Title: Technology in MOOCs

Name of Invited Lecture: Faculty Induction Programme

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Online Feb 16, 2021 - Feb 16, 2021 National
Title: Sociological Theory since 1945

Name of Invited Lecture:

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, Online Dec 9, 2020 - Dec 9, 2020 National
Title: S&T, Politics and Leadership Formation

Name of Invited Lecture: Workshop on Leadership Development Programme

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, Online Sep 18, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020 National
Title: Academic and Industrial Outreach of Massive Open Online Courses

Name of Invited Lecture: Faculty Development Programme on Advanced Techniques for Designing MOOCs

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Online Sep 5, 2020 - Sep 5, 2020 National
Title: Pandemic, Technology and Social Exclusion

Name of Invited Lecture: Faculty Development Programme on The Gendered Contours of the Pandemic: Reinventing Public Policy an

Rama Devi Womens University, Bhubaneswar and Miranda House, University of Delhi, Online Sep 1, 2020 - Sep 1, 2020 National
Title: Cybersecurity Research in STS Studies

Name of Invited Lecture: Faculty Development Programme on Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Online Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 20, 2020 National
Title: Reframing the Social: Science, Technology and Agriculture

Name of Invited Lecture: DST-NIAS Traning Programme on Science and Technology: Global Developments and Perspectives

National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru Dec 18, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 National
Title: Trademark and Copyright

Name of Invited Lecture: Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights

KC Das Commerce College, Guwahati, KC Das Commerce College, Guwahati Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019 National
Title: Intellectual Property Rights Regime in India: From Canons to Critiques

Name of Invited Lecture: IPR Conclave

University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 National
Title: Ethos of Science: Merton Versus Ziman

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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Mar 7, 2019 - Mar 7, 2019 National
Title: Coevolution of Science and Society

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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Mar 8, 2019 - Mar 8, 2019 National
Title: Technology in Pursuit of Societal Needs

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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Mar 8, 2019 - Mar 8, 2019 National
Title: History of Technology

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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Mar 7, 2019 - Mar 7, 2019 National
Title: Science as a Social Creation: Unity of Doing and Knowing

Name of Invited Lecture: 42nd ISSA Indian Social Science Congress

Indian Social Science Academy, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar Dec 27, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018 National
Title: Technology doesnt Stand Alone

Name of Invited Lecture: Technology and the (Post-)Human Condition

National Institute of Technology Silchar, Silchar Dec 7, 2018 - Dec 11, 2018 National
Title: Ethics Matters with Epistemological Questions

Name of Invited Lecture: Technology and the (Post-)Human Condition

National Institute of Technology Silchar, Silchar Dec 7, 2018 - Dec 11, 2018 National
Title: Reassembling the Social: Coevolution of Science and Culture

Name of Invited Lecture: National Seminar on Coproduction of Science and Social Order: A Social Science Perspective on Gifts

Nowgong College, Nagaon Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018 National
Title: Science, Technology and Development

Name of Invited Lecture: Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series

Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 National
Title: Science, Technology and Society

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University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, Meghalaya Mar 21, 2018 - Mar 21, 2018 National
Title: Civil Society in Changing India

Name of Invited Lecture: Civil Society in Changing India: Emerging Roles, Relationships and Strategies

Digboi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Digboi Jan 9, 2018 - Jan 10, 2018 National
Title: Intellectual Property Rights: Situating the Debate in the Context of Innovation, Sustainability and Development

Name of Invited Lecture: 4th IndiaLICS Conference

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Nov 5, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: Communicating Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development

Name of Invited Lecture: 4th IndiaLICS Conference

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: IPR, Standards and Regulation in Science, Technology and Innovation

Name of Invited Lecture: 4th IndiaLICS Conference

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: Development in the Age of Modernity

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Lund University, Sweden Oct 2, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: Critical Geographies of Power

Name of Invited Lecture:

Lund University, Sweden Sep 26, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: Science, Culture and Power

Name of Invited Lecture:

Lund University, Sweden Sep 25, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: Indias Role in Africa

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Lund University, Sweden Sep 18, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 International
Title: Coercion, Consent and Contestation: Changing Scientific Practices in India

Name of Invited Lecture: Science, Technology and Society

National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar Jul 22, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 National

Attended


Title: Reassembling the Technology–Policy–Society Interface

Name of Workshop: International Workshop on Public Policies for the Post–Pandemic Era

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Tirupati, virtual Feb 24, 2022 - Feb 25, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 50 International
Title: Withering away of the Consensus through Contestations: Jatropha in Pursuit of Biofuels Production in India

Name of Workshop: Interrogating the Technoscientific Consensus: Intersections, Complementarities and Disconnects betwe

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, and Concordia University, Canada, Mumbai Dec 4, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018 International
Title: The State of Technoscience in the Intellectual Property Rights Regime in India

Name of Workshop: Interrogating the Technoscientific Consensus: Intersections, Complementarities and Disconnects betwe

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, and Concordia University, Canada, Mumbai Dec 4, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018 International

Organised


Title: Online Certificate Workshop on EnviPol and Global Policy Insights: Climate Governance and Global Commons

Name of Workshop: EnviPol and Global Policy Insights: Climate Governance and Global Commons

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Global Policy Insights, New Delhi, Virtual Jan 7, 2022 - Jan 7, 2022 No.of Partcipants: 249 National
Title: UNICEF, Guwahati

Name of Workshop: Children and Women’s Rights and Issues

May 6, 2010 - Nov 30, -0001 No.of Partcipants: 40 National
Title: AICTE, New Delhi (under QIP, IIT Guwahati)

Name of Workshop: Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation

Dec 11, 2014 - Dec 12, 2014 No.of Partcipants: 32 National

Invited


Title: ‘Reading the Northeast from the Perspective of Social Exclusion’ by Prof. Virginius Xaxa

Name of Others: ‘Reading the Northeast from the Perspective of Social Exclusion’ by Prof. Virginius Xaxa

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, Guwahati Aug 12, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021 No.of Partcipants: 100 International

Organised


Title: ICSSR, New Delhi; NRL, Guwahati; BPCL, Guwahati; Canara Bank

Name of Seminar: Silver Jubilee National Seminar on Contemporary Debates on Science, Technology and Nationalism in India

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Oct 31, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 No.of Partcipants: 23 National

Organised


Title: ICSSR, New Delhi

Name of Short-term Course: Two-Week Capacity Building Programme for Faculty Members in Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Mar 7, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018 No.of Partcipants: 33 National
Title: IIT Guwahati

Name of Short-term Course: Strengthening of Democracy at the Grassroots in India

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Mar 13, 2010 - Mar 14, 2010 No.of Partcipants: 60 National
Title: AICTE, New Delhi (under QIP, IIT Guwahati)

Name of Short-term Course: Science, Technology and Society

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Dec 13, 2010 - Dec 17, 2010 No.of Partcipants: 23 National
Title: ICSSR, New Delhi

Name of Short-term Course: Research Methods and Computer Applications in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Mar 12, 2012 - Mar 23, 2012 No.of Partcipants: 29 National
Title: ICSSR, New Delhi

Name of Short-term Course: Ten-Day Research Methodology Programme for PhD Students in Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati Mar 14, 2016 - Mar 23, 2016 No.of Partcipants: 65 National