Shri Kerlihok Lyngdoh Buam

Name Shri Kerlihok Lyngdoh Buam
Contact Information 9485320445/[email protected]
Department History
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.A., B. Ed., NET
Area of Interest Ancient India (Specialization in Master’s degree), Women Studies (area of interest)
Date of Joining 1.6.2008
Awards/Achievement National Eligibility Test for Lectureship, UGC (2006)
Research Projects
• Minor Research Project on “Hinduism: A Niche in the Jaintia Hills with special reference to Nartiang” submitted to Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Synod College in 2009.
• “The Colonial Diasphoric Transition from Cherrapunjee to Shillong” submitted to Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Synod College, Shillong on 2012
• “Architecture and Urban Development in Khasi Hills with special reference to Shillong” proposal submitted to UGC on 2014.
• “Understanding Women’s position from the hidden pages of history” on 2014-2015.
• “Khasi Architecture: An insight” on 2015
Publications
• “The Khasi Traditional Architecture: An insight” in Mosaic (A collection of research articles) edited by Dr. (Mrs) Jyotima Phukon and Mrs Mitali Baruah, published by IQAC, Dibru College, Dibrugarh, Assam in collaboration with Kaustubh Prakashan, Dibrugarh, Assam, 2014. ISBN: 978-93-82283-91-1.
• “The Institution of Doloi in Jaintia Hills: Continuity and Change” in Democracy and Development in India’s North-East Challenges and Opportunities edited by L.S. Gassah and C.J. Thomas, ICSSR North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong, Bookwell publication, Delhi, 2015. ISBN: 978-93-80574-74-5.
• “The Ecolgical history of the ‘Ki Khloo Blai’ in Jowai Township” in Understanding Religion A Panoramic View, EBH Publishers, Guwahati, India, 2015. ISBN: 978-93-83252-78-7.
• “The Sixth Schedule and the indigenous people’s interest: A study of the role of Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council” in Journal of Tribal Intellectual Collective India: Recent Issue (ISSN 2321-5437): JTICI Vol.2, Issue 3. No.2 pp. 12 to 23, February 2015.
• “The changing dynamics of Traditional Institutions in Jaintia Hills:An analytical study of the Lions’ Mission Compound Dorbar in Jowai” in “Revisiting Traditional Institutions in Khasi-Jaintia Hills” : ISBN (10): 1-4438-9989-0, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-9969-7. (2016)
Conference/Seminar/Workshop Presentations
• Presented a Paper title, “The Ecological history of the ‘Ki Khlo Blai’ in Jowai Township” in the National Conference organised by the Department of History, Synod College on the theme “Religion vis-a-vis Socio – political, Ecological and Gender Issues: A Historical Perspective” from the 10th – 11th October 2013.
• Presented a paper on “The Institution of Doloi in Jaintia Hills: Continuity and Change” at the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi; sponsored National Seminar on Democracy & Development in India’s North-East: Challenges and Opportunities organised by ICSSR — North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong on 6th —7th December 2013.
• Presented a paper on The Sixth Schedule and the indigenous people’s interest: A study of the role of Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council at the International Seminar on Indian State and Indigenous/Tribal Peoples – Revisiting Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Guarantees organized by Bodoland University, Kokrajhar in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Tribal Intellectual Collective India held on the 28th & 29th March 2014.
• Presented a paper on “Khasi Matrilineal System: Its Role on Traditional Economy and Environment” at the International Seminar on Green Economics: The Road to a Balanced and Healthy Economy organised by Meghalaya Economic Association, Shillong held on the 7th – 8th August, 2014 at the State Convention Centre, Shillong,
• Presented a paper on “Shillong a niche to the diasporic Marwari traders of Rajasthan” at the Interdisciplinary International Seminar, Human Migration in South Asia: Dynamics and Implications organised by IQAC, Synod College, Shillong on the 9th – 10th October, 2014.
• Presented a paper on “Environmental Politics in Meghalaya: A study on the role of Non-Governmental Organisations” at the National Conference on “The North-East Umbrella: Environment-Cultural Interactions and the Tribes in the Region” jointly organised by the department of History & Political Science, Union Christian College, Umniam, Meghalaya on the 29th-30th May 2014.
• Presented a paper on “Ethnic Conflict and Media in Meghalaya” at the National Seminar on “Tribal in the Contemporary Context: Myriad Perspectives from North East India” held on the 9th & 10th April, 2016 at Saint Claret College, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
• Presented a paper on “Khasi-Jaintia Women as reflected in Oral Traditions” at the 38th North East India History Association Conference at Mirza, Assam on 2017.
Book Published
Understanding Religion-A Panoramic View: ISBN: 978-93-83252-78-7