Faculty Profile


Name : Manjeet  Baruah
Designation : Assistant Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : North East India Studies Programme
School of Social Sciences
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Off. Phone : 011-26708860
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Email : manjeetbaruah@mail.jnu.ac.in   manjeetbaruah@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in


Ph.D (University of Delhi) 

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Cultural History, Study of Space and Text, Translation Studies, Study of Frontiers and Borderlands 


2013 - present (JNU) 

Awards & Honours

Charles Wallace Visiting Fellow, King's India Institute, King's College London (September - December, 2016).  

International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. Baruah, M., "Assamese Language, Narrative and the Making of the North East Frontier of India: Beyond Regional Indian Literary Studies", Modern Asian Studies, Volume 47 / Issue 02 / March 2013, pp 652-681.

2. Baruah, M, "Space and Community between the Local and the Global: Two Examples from the Brahmaputra Valley". Asian Ethnicity, Vol. 14, No 3, June 2013.

3. Baruah, M, 2013. "Mapping Literature: Culture and Region Formation in the Brahmaputra Valley". NMML Occasional Paper, New Delhi: New Series 11. NMML.

4. Baruah, M, "An Emerging Genre of `Political` Literature in India`s Frontier", in Zama, Margaret Ch Zama (ed.), 2013. Emerging Literatures from Northeast India. SAGE: Delhi. Pp 28-36.

5. Baruah, M, 2016. "At the Frontier of Imperial History: revisiting Edward Gait`s A History of Assam." Asian Ethnicity, DOI: 10.1080/14631369.2016.1194741. 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. Baruah, M, 2012. Frontier Culture: A Social History of Assamese Literature. New Delhi: Routledge, 2012.

2. Baruah, M. 2016. Remains of Spring: A Naga Village in the No Man's Land (translation with critical introduction of the Assamese novel Aoleangar Jui). New Delhi: Oxfod University Press.  

Patents (if any)