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Yumnam Surjyajeevan

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences | SMU

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Teaching

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Sociological Theory BA IV Semester
Gender & Society BA (Hons) Sociology VI Semester
General Awareness BA & BCom VI Semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Ethnicity, Development, Sociology of Medicine Sikkim University Pursuing Reg. No. 16/PhD/SCG/02
MA Sociology Sikkim University 2016
MPhil Sociology Pondicherry University 2011
MA Sociology Jamia Millia Islamia 2008
BA (Hons) Sociology Jamia Millia Islamia 2005

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Dept. of Sociology, Sikkim University JRF Data Analysis and Report Preparation July 2017 to till date
Dept. of Sociology, Sikkim University Guest Faulty Teaching PG Students July 2016 to December 2016
Dept. of Sociology, Sikkim University JRF Data Analysis and Report Preparation July 2015 to December 2015
Sikkim Government College, Tadong Guest Faculty Teaching UG Students July 2014 to June 2015

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Awards

  •  UGC NET-JRF Fellow
  •   Recipient of University Gold Medal and Merit Certificate from Sikkim University for securing 1st position in order of merit in MA Sociology.
  •   Photograph selected for Sikkim University Visual Museum organised by Department of Anthropology, Sikkim University.
  •   Received Third Best Team award for debate competition on the theme of Swachchha Bharat Abhiyaan organised by NSS Unit, Sikkim University.
  •   Recipient of Post Graduate Scholarship for University Rank Holders awarded by MHRD-UGC.
  •   Recipient of University Gold Medal and a Merit Certificate from Jamia Millia Islamia for securing 1st position in order of merit in BA (Hons) Sociology.
  •   Won a gold medal in painting competition organized by the Avantika Group of Contemporary Indian artists.

Participations

  •   Participated in Two Days’ intensive workshop on Understanding the Drug Abuse Situation in Sikkim Problems and Solutions organised by Department of Sociology, Sikkim University in collaboration with National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi from 26th to 27th of May, 2017.

 

  •   Participated in One-Week hand on Training on Software Applications and Data Analysis (STATA/SPSS) in Research from December 12-16, 2016 organised by Equal Opportunity Cell, Sikkim University.

 

  •   Participated in Four Days Orientation Programme on Labour and Employment Issues in North East India organised by Centre for North East, V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, NOIDA in collaboration with Department of Sociology, Sikkim University from 29th of August to 1st of September, 2016.

 

  •   Participated in Two Days workshop on A Psycho-Social Inquiry into Suicide: Suggestions and Interventions organised by Department of Sociology, Sikkim University in collaboration with Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Sikkim.

 

    Paper presented on the topic ‘Caste in Everyday Life: The Origin and Demise of Stratification among the Meetei/Meitei of Manipur’, in two days National Seminar on Nuances of Social Relations organised by Department of Sociology, Sikkim University in collaboration with Indian Sociological Society, Research Committee ‘Sociology of Everyday Life’.

    Paper presented on the topic ‘Menstrual Taboos: Locating Female’s Body in Meetei Society’, in three days International Interdisciplinary Seminar on Gender Equity: Reflections, Discourses and Emerging Issues organised by Gender Cell, Sikkim Government College, Tadong, Sikkim in collaboration with Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), 2017

    Paper presented on the topic ‘Monk, Monarch and the People: The Making of a Buddhist Kingdom of Sikkim’, in two days National Seminar on “North East India” since 1947: Society, Polity and Economy with Special Reference to Sikkim organised by Department of History, Sikkim University in collaboration with Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development (OKDISC&D), 2017

    Paper presented on the topic ‘Development as Empowering and Skilling the Youth, and the Role of the State’, in two days ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on Development and Change in India: Retrospect and Prospects organised by the Department of Sociology, Sikkim University, 2016.

    Paper presented on the topic ‘Development vis-à-vis Cultural Heritage of Sikkim: Clash of the Sacred and the Secular Space’, in a three days International Conference on Cultural Heritage of Sikkim organised by Department of Anthropology, Sikkim University in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, 2015.

    Paper presented on the topic ‘Rethinking Development: A Polemical view of Development in Manipur’, in a two days ICSSR sponsored National Conference on Interrogating Development: Regional and Sub-Regional Trends in India in the Era of Globalisation organised by Department of Economics and Department of Sociology, St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 2015.