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  • Prof Arupjyoti Saikia

  • Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Publications 2004 - 2022

Publications

  • 15
    Journal Articles
  • 13
    Book Chapter
  • 5
    Book
  • 2
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 8
    Review
  • 5
    Other
  • 2
  • 1
  • 15

Citations / H-Index

149 Citations
6 h-index
109 Citations

Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

History

Environmental, Economic and Political History of Modern Assam

Personal Information

Prof Arupjyoti Saikia

Male
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
, , India - 781039


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Associate Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati


Qualification

  • Post Doc

    Yale University

  • Ph.D

    University of Delhi

  • M.Phil

    Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, New Delhi

  • MA

    Jamia Millia Islamia

  • BA

    Gauhati University


Honours and Awards

2021

Honorable Mention, Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize

Association of Asian Studies

2020

'The Unquiet River' in Atta Galatta–Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize longlist

Atta Galatta–Bangalore Literature Festival

2020

Short Listed for Kamala Devi Chattopadhaya best book in non-fiction Category for The Unquiet River: A Biography of the Brahmaputra

New India Foundation

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2021

Honorable Mention, Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize

Association of Asian Studies

2020

'The Unquiet River' in Atta Galatta–Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize longlist

Atta Galatta–Bangalore Literature Festival

2020

Short Listed for Kamala Devi Chattopadhaya best book in non-fiction Category for The Unquiet River: A Biography of the Brahmaputra

New India Foundation

2017

New India Foundation

New India Foundation

2017

Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge

Charles Wallace India Trust

2015

Visiting Fellow

Visiting Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla

2014

Srikant Dutta Book Award for best book for non-fiction on north east India for A Century of Protests: Peasant Politics in Asia

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi

2014

Suryya Kumar Bhuyan Endowment Chair

Suryya Kumar Bhuyan Memorial Trust

2011

Agrarian Studies Fellowship

Yale University

2007

Visiting Fellow

Centre for Inter-disciplinary Studies in Environment and Development, ISEC, Bangalore, India (2007-2008).

2006

Visiting Fellowship, School of Oriental and African Studies

Charles Wallace Trust

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2022

‘Park, People and Politics: An Environmental History of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP)

Biswajit Sarmah, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2021

Lakshminath Bezbaroa and His Times: Language. Literature and Modernity in Colonial Assam

Gitashree Tamuly, IIT Guwahati

2021

Brewing Trouble or Transforming Nature? Making of Tea Plantations’ Environments in Assam, 1830s-1930s

Namrata Borkotoky, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

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2022

‘Park, People and Politics: An Environmental History of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP)

Biswajit Sarmah, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2021

Lakshminath Bezbaroa and His Times: Language. Literature and Modernity in Colonial Assam

Gitashree Tamuly, IIT Guwahati

2021

Brewing Trouble or Transforming Nature? Making of Tea Plantations’ Environments in Assam, 1830s-1930s

Namrata Borkotoky, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2021

Citizenship, Nationality and Assam: A Political History Since 1947

Prarthana Saikia, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2014

Polity and Petroleum Making of an Oil Industry in Assam, 1825-1980

Ditee Moni Baruah, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2012

History of Intoxication: Opium in Assam, 1800-1959

Kawal Deep Kour, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2017

Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (IHOPE)

Member

2017

Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (IHOPE)

Member

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