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Dr Subeno Kithan

Assistant Professor , Guwahati campus

Centre for Sociology and Social Anthropology , School of Social Sciences and Humanities

M.Phil. (University of Hydrabad),
Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad)

Teaching at TISS-Guwahati since 2011.


Anthropology of religion

Kinship and society

Culture and communication

Medical anthropology

Nomadic communities

Journal article/book chapter

1. "Those Pleasant green mountains: Memories of migration, place and the environment of a pastoral nomadic Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir" (Oct 2015), in The Eastern Anthropologist, Vol. 68, No.2-3,  pp. 299-312, April-September 2015.

2. "Exploring the 'subjectivity' experiences among the Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir, India" (April 2016) in Vulli Dhanaraju (ed), The Idea of Caste, New Delhi: Dominant Publishers, pp.95-111, ISBN 978-93-84207-08-3.

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BA Programme

1. Sociological and Anthropological Concepts (I semester)

2. Human Rights: Perspectives and Significance (VI semester)

3. Diversities in Families and Communities (B.Voc, II semester)


MA Programmes

1. Understanding Society: Basic Concepts (Foundation course, I semester)

2. Introduction to Issues in the Northeast (Foundation course, II semester )

3. Marriage, Family and Kinship (MA Sociology and Social Anthropology, I semester)

4. Indian Society II (MA Sociology and Social Anthropology, II semester)





Email: subeno.kithan[at]tiss[dot]edu