Prof. Shobhan N. Lamare

History Department

Designation: Professor



Areas of Interest/Specialisation:

Modern India and Northeast India


13 years at the P.G. Level


  1. Received a cash award and a citation for “Research works and publications on the Jaintias” on the Sesquicentennial Death Anniversary of U Kiang Nangbah from Sein Raij Shillong on 30th December, 2012.

PhD Awarded/Supervised: 2 (Two)

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

  1. As Teacher In-Charge of Sports
  2. Dean of Students Welfare.


Research Projects

  • Totems and Taboos in the Jaintia society


Lists of published books.

  1. Resistance Movements In North East India: The Jaintias of Meghalaya 1860-1863, Regency Publication, New Delhi, 2001, Reprinted 2017.
  2. Reflections: A Collection of Poems, Regency Publication, New Delhi, 2002.
  3. The Jaintias: Studies In Society And Change, Regency Publication, New Delhi, 2005.
  4. Crying Skies: A Collection of Poems, Eastern Book House (India), Guwahati-New Delhi, 2014.
  5. Jaintia Oral Narratives, Regency Publications, A Division of Astral International Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, 2016.


  1. A 35 minutes documentary film on “The Behdeinkhlam Festival Of The Pnars".
  2. A 47 minutes documentary film on St. Edmund’s College as part of the Edmundian    2004, “Onward With  An Open Mind”.
  3. Produced and directed a bi-lingual film in Khasi and English, titled “The Quest” of 1 hour and 30 minutes duration in 2005.
  4. A Bi-lingual film in English and Khasi, titled “THE WEB” of 1 hour and 29 minutes duration. Released on 22 February 2008.
  5. Written, Produced and Directed a documentary film of 48 minutes duration entitled “Re-Living the Past-Part 1” as part of SAP research project on “Totems, Taboos and Rituals in the Khasi and Jaintia Society”, July 2008.
  6. Written, Produced and Directed a documentary film of 46 minutes duration entitled Borkhat: The Forgotten Track, November 2010.
  7. Written, Produced and Directed a documentary film of 41 minutes duration entitled Nartiang: Where the Gods Dared to Tread, March, 2011.
  8. Written, Produced and Directed a film on behalf of the North Eastern Hill University History Association, NEHU, Shillong of 30 minutes duration entitled “COMMITMMENTS”, which was released on 6th July 2011