Shubhrajeet Konwer

PRESENT STATUS:

Working as Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, Assam, India.

  • At present teaching four papers in the M.A. Programme-

a.       International Relations-I (1st semester)

b.      International Relations-II (2nd semester)

c.       Indian Foreign Policy (3rd semester)

d.      Issues in World Politics (4th semester)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Position held

Institution

From

To

Salary drawn

Lecturer

Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati

12.9.2001

4.8.2004

Basic-8000/

GP 6000

Lecturer

Gauhati University

5.8.2004

12.9.2006

Grade 1 (GP-6000)

Senior Lecturer/Astt. Professor

Gauhati University

12.9.2006

12.9.2011

Grade 2 (GP-7000)

Astt. Professor

Gauhati University

12.9.2011

18.2.2016

Grade 3 (GP-8000)

Associate Professor

Gauhati University

18.2.2016

Till date

Pay band 37400-67000

Grade 4 (GP-9000)

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in the Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, Assam. Thesis is titled “International borders in Northeast India: A case study of Indo-China Border”. (2010)
  • Master of Philosophy in 2003, from the Centre for American and West European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Dissertation: Franco-German relations in the post cold war era

  • M.A. in Politics (with specialization in International Relations), 2000, from the School of International studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) in December 1999 and June 2000.
  • Graduated with Honours in Political Science, Cotton College, Guwahati. Secured First Class-Second Position in Political Science under Gauhati University, Guwahati, 1997.

 

PUBLICATIONS (JOURNALS):

  • “Role of Military in South Asian political systems” Journal of Political Science, Gauhati University, 2005.
  • “Linkages across Borders: Implications for North East India” in Jayanta Kumar Ray, Rakhee Bhattacharya and Kayshik Bandopadhyay (eds) Sikkim’s Tryst with Nathu La, Anshah Publishing House , New Delhi, 2009  (ISBN: 978-81-8364-050-3)
  • “In Pursuit of Democracy” Journal of Political Science, Vol.6, Gauhati University, 2009.
  • “Line of Actual Control: Resolving the Border Impasse”  in Dilip Gogoi (ed) Beyond Borders: Look East Policy & North East India, DVS publishers , Guwahati, 2010 (ISBN978-81-86307-36-6)
  • “India –China Relations: Limited Cooperation and a Chequered Future” in The Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol.LXXII, No.1, Jan –March 2011, Page 282-292 (ISSN No. 0919-5510)
  • “The Indian response to Environment Degradation and Climate Change: A Critical Evaluation” in Dibyajyoti Dutta and Juri Ratna Saikia (eds) Environment and Development: Emerging issues and Debates, Planet Ink, Guwahati , 2011 (ISBN 978-81-921469-4-2)
  • “National Democratic Front of Bodoland(NDFB): Continuing Stalemate” in Arpita Anant  (ed) Non State Armed Groups in South Asia: A preliminary structured focused comparison , Pentagon Security International, New Delhi, 2012 (ISBN 978-81-8274-575-9)
  • “China and Northeast Frontier: Strategies and Limitations for Indian Foreign Policy Makers” in Nani G. Mahanta and Dilip Gogoi (eds) Shifting Terrain-Conflict Dynamics in Northeast India, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 2012 (ISBN 978-81-86307-57-1) 
  • Building bridges across the Himalayas, Journal of Asian Politics Vol II. No.I, Jan-June 2012, ISSN 2230-9063 
  • Environmental Degradation and Climate Change: A jaded Indian response, Prajna, Vol. XXI2011-2012, ISSN 0976-9072 
  • BRICS: Agenda  and Challenges Ahead, Journal of Political Science Vol.7 October 2012, ISSN 2249-4170
  • The role of BRICS in Emerging World Order: Road Blocks ahead,  Journal of Asian Politics Vol.II, No.2 July December 2012, Pg.33-47, ISSN 2230-9063
  • Negotiating Multicultural Citizenship in Assam, Politeia, Vol.XXI, 2012-13, ISSN 2231-1653
  • “Swadhin Asom: Contesting Territories and Linkages”,in Dilip Gogoi (ed) Unheeded Hinterland-Identity and Sovereignty in Northeast India , Routledge , New York, 2016 (ISBN 978-1-138-66754-9) 
  • Right to Education: Prospects and Pitfalls, Journal of Political Science, Vol.IX,2017 Pg-88-99 ,ISSN:2249-4170

BOOKS :

  • (Ed)  Frontier States-Essays on Democracy, Society and Security in North East India , DVS Publishers, Guwahati 2015 ISBN 978-8186307946
  1. Introduction: Frontier states, pg. no. 1-22
  2. Confronted by Insurgents and Enclosed by ‘Frenemies’, pg. no 342-363

TEXT BOOKS:

  • (Co-Authored) Contemporary World Politics (Textbook  in Political Science-For Class XII),April 2011, ISBN 978-81-910690-3-7
  • (Co-Authored) Politics in India Since Independence (Textbook  in Political Science-For Class XII), April 2011, ISBN 978-81-910690-2-0 

RESEARCH PROJECTS and SURVEYS:

  1. Projects completed:

·         Project Supervisor, The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009, Monitoring of RTE Compliance in Assam-2010-2011, sponsored by Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR), Government of Assam, 2012

·         Principal Investigator for the project “Assessment of Status of Elementary Education in Tea Garden Areas” sponsored by Axom Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan, Guwahati,2011.

  • Coordinator, ‘CSDS & CNN-IBN State of the Nation Survey, 2011’ sponsored by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi, 2011

·         Principal Investigator for the project ‘Impact of CPE programme on capacity building of teachers in elementary level’, sponsored by Axom Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan, Guwahati,2009.

·          State Supervisor: CNN-IBN/CSDS National Election Studies 2009 for the state of Assam, sponsored by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 2009.

·         Co-Investigator for the project ‘Need Assessment Study on Social Science Subject for the Classes V TO VII’, sponsored by Axom Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan, Guwahati , 2009.

·         Project supervisor: Access and Performance Mapping of K.K.Handique State Open University, sponsored by K.K.Handique State Open University, Guwahati, 2008-2009

·         Principal Investigator for the project ‘Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions in school support system’, sponsored by Axom Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan, Guwahati,2008.

·         Supervisor : IGNOU-EDUSAT SURVEY,2008 for the state of Assam, organized by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi,2008

·         Supervisor : CNN-IBN/CSDS State of the Nation Survey,2008 for the state of Assam, organized by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi,2008

·         Supervisor : Index of Democratic Governance: the Courts, 2008 (Pilot Survey) for the state of Assam, organized by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi,2008

 

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