Dr Ibandalin Wanswett

Associate Professor
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    "Mawlai Umshing Umjapung Opposite Umshing Presbyterian School Shillong"

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M.A., NET, PhD

Qualifications: MA; NET; PHD
Area of Interest:
Date of Joining: 4.6.2004
Awards/Achievements: Ph.D

  1. Submitted a paper titled “Indigenous Traditional knowledge of people in Nongwar and its adjoining villages in Meghalaya in relation to sustainable environment” to the UGC sponsored National seminar “Ethno Science and technology: with special reference to North east India”, organized by Jawaharlal Nehru college, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh on 10th April 2018.
  2. Presented a paper titled “Earthquake of 1897: Emergence of new villages in Shella, Meghalaya at the 39th Annual Conference of North east India History Association, at Synod College, Shillong on 1-3rd November 2018.
  3. Submission of the In-House Project titled “Apiculture in the villages of Wahkaji and Phlangdiloin in South West Khasi Hills” funded by IQAC, Synod College, Shillong on 15th July 2020.
  4. Edited a book titled “Human Development in South Asia: Issues and Challenges”, published by synergy Books India, New Delhi, India, ISBN No. 978-81-944668-4-0, 2020.
  5. Participated in the Refresher Course in Tribal Studies (Interdisciplinary) conducted by North Eastern Hill University, Shillong from 22nd January 2018 to 11th February 2018 and obtained A grade.
  6. Participated in a one-day awareness programme on Equity Initiatives and Gender Sensitisation organized by the Women’s Cell, Synod College on the 6th April 2018.
  7. Participated in a one-day “Workshop on Academic Writing and Publication” organized by Research Cell, IQAC, Synod College on 30th April 2019.
  8. Delivered a lecture on “Statistical Approaches Annova” to MA students, organised by the Department of Education (PG), Synod College, Shillong on the 11th October 2019.
  9. Participated in the workshop for “Preparation of 4 years Integrated B.A, B.Ed. and B.Sc., B.Ed. syllabus organized by Department of Education NEHU, Shillong under the MHRD Scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) held on 5th and 6th November 2019.
  10. Participated in the International Seminar on “Understanding Water Crises: The Way Forward” organized by Synod College in collaboration with P.A. Sangma Foundation and Meghalaya Basin Development Authority on 6-7th June 2019.
  11. Participated in the International Seminar on “Eye for an Eye: Conflict in South East Asia” organized by English Department, Synod College, on 6-7th November 2019.
  12. Participated in the International Webinar on “Socio-Political Scenario in Covid and Post Covid Times: Ethical Challenges” organized by the Research and Innovative Committee, lady Keane College, Shillong on 9th July 2020.
  13. Participated in the Live webinar on “Grassroots Governance and Contributions of Traditional Institutions in the Management of Covid-19 in Meghalaya” organized by the Department of Political Science, IQAC, St. Anthony’s College, Shillong on the 18th July 2020.
  14. Participated in the National Webinar on “Peace Building in India: Role of North East women” organized by UGC-Women’s Studies Centre, Mizoram University on 30th July 2020.
  15. Participated in the National Webinar on “National Education Policy 2020: Future Research and Innovation Arena” organized by the Department of Commerce, Bodoland University, Assam on the 30th August 2020.
  16. Participated in the faculty development programme organized by the IQAC, Synod College on 20th November 2020.

Conference/Seminar/Workshop Presentations:

  1. ‘Climate Change and Human Activities: Pushing Species to the Brink of Extinction in Meghalaya’. In a “Climate Change, Environmental Apocalypse: Human Ethics in Question” held in Synod College in 2009.
  2. ‘Border trade of North east India with Bangladesh’ presented at the National Seminar on Look East Policy held at Synod College on the 19-20th October 2006.
  3. ‘Rural Marketing in Meghalaya – a new mantra’ presented at the National Seminar on Innovative Resourcing: Empowering Rural Livelihoods at Synod College on the 15 & 16th October 2009.
  4. ‘Animal Rearing an Innovation to Poverty Alleviation in Rural Meghalaya’. In National Seminar on “Innovative Resourcing: Empowering Rural Livelihood” organized by Synod College, Shillong on October 15 – 16, 2009.

Books Published:

  1. ‘Innovative Resourcing: Empowering Rural Livelihood’. Edited by I. Wanswett and D. Wanswett, Published by Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2011.