Dr. Suparna Bhattacharjee

Political Science Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

  • MA, M.phil (Jawharlal Nehru University) , New Delhi
  •  PhD  (Jawahrlal Nehru University) , New Delhi, field studies in WTO and in UN office in Geneva,Switzerland
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Globalisation and Development from Institute of Social Studies(ISS, The Hague-The Netherlands)

Orientation Course/ Refresher course

  • Orientation Course:  Academic Staff College, Banaras Hindu University October 28-November 24 2009
  • Capacity Building Programme : Academic Staff College,   Aligarh Muslim University May 30-12 June 2013
  •  Refresher Course: Academic Staff College University of Mumbai February 17- 2014-March 8 2014

Areas of Interest:  

International Politics (Theory), East Asian politics, Maritime security, Transboundary water issues, International Organisation

Specialization:  International Political economy and Trade,

Awards

  • Doctoral fellowship from ICSSR, New Delhi
  • NFL(Netherland Government’s fellowship programme)

Teaching Experience:

14 months (in Assam University, Silchar),  12 years of teaching (in NEHU).

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Fencing The `COMMONS’: Battle For Right to Water Revisited through The Lens Of `Water Commons And Water Justice’, The Heritage,Vol X, Issue no 2, 2019, ISSN NO: 2229-5399, Guwahati , Assam
  2. “Look East to Act East: Contextualizing India’s Engagement with Singapore”, Asian Journal of Development Matters, Vol.12, No 1. June (special Issue) 2018, ISSN NO: 0973-9629, Journal of National Centre for Inclusive Growth and Development research, Mysore, Karnataka.
  3. “Meant to be Good but Going to be Chaotic: The Corporate Social Responsibility In India”
  4. The Heritage, Vol VII, issue 1, 2016,Aitithya Samstha, ISSN NO: 2229-5399, Guwahati , Assam.
  5. Geography As An Opportunity: Border Haat in India’s Foreign Policy pursuit
  6. The Heritage, Vol IX, Issue 1, 2019, Aitithya Samstha, ISSN NO: 2229-5399, Guwahati , Assam.
  7. “Geography as An Opportunity: North-East India Connecting With India”,(Joint Paper with Deigracia Nongkynrih)Vol XIII, Summer 2016,Man And Society, ISSN NO: 2220-4058,ICSSR, NERC, Shillong, Meghalaya.
  8. State And Corporate Social responsibility In India: States Engagement, Vol  1, December 2017,Eoches From Hills, ISSN NO:2981-5253, Shillong, Meghalaya.

Chapter in Book

1.“Globalisation, Farmer’s suicide in a frame of 204 minutes” in History of Hundred Years of Indian cinema, ISBN No:978-93-83342-10-5,Changu Kana Thakur college, Mumbai, 2015

Book Reviews

  1. Review of the book entitled, United States and Central America: The US Involvement in Nicaragua,(Mittal publication, New Delhi), The NEHU journal, Vol XI, No 2. July-December, 2013, NEHU, Shillong , Meghalaya
  2. Review of the book entitled, Market Driven Politics: Neo-Liberal Democracy and Public Interest(Verso,London,2013), The NEHU journal, Vol XIII, No 1. January-June 2015, NEHU, Shillong , Meghalaya

Invited Lectures and Chairing of Academic Sessions / Seminars / Conferences

Paper Presented : at (International seminars)

  • Presented a paper entitled, Border Haat through the Lens of Realities  on 27/02/2019 at the International seminar on the theme, Historicizing Borders: New perspectives On Politics, Ethnicity and Transnational Linkages in   North-East India organized by the Department of History, North- Eastern Hill University 26-28 January, 2019
  • Presented a paper entitled, Water Commons In India on 07/06/2019 at the international seminar on the theme, Understanding The Water Crisis: The way forward’organised by  Synod College, Shillong,6-7 June, , 2019
  • Presented a paper on Border Haat: Looking From Perspective of Connectivity on 27/08/2017  at the international seminar on the theme, Cross Border Connectivity And Inclusive Growth-Possibilities and Challenges With special Reference To The North –Eastern Region,organized by Shillong college, Shillong, 24-25 August 2017
  • Presented a paper entitled,Border haat : Away Forward  on 19/03/2016 at the international conference on the theme, India at the Crossroads: The SASA Tenth Anniversary Conference ,March 18-20, 2016, organized by South Asian Studies Association at TERI University New Delhi
  • Presented a paper entitled, Border Haat: Prospect and Potential on 22/10/2016,on the theme,Border Trade In North-East India: A Politico Economic Perspective, organised by Women’s College, Shillong 21-22 October 2016
  • Presented a paper entitled, Made in South: A better Globalisation?  on 20/09/2014 at the international conference on the theme, An Alternate Globalisation from the South : Dynamics of international Business and Finance in Emerging Economics  organized by Centre for Managemenr Studies, Jamia Militia Islamia University, New Delhi  19th -20th  September 2014
  • Presented a paper entitled, Taking People Seriously: Border haat through the lens of Security Community 12/12/2012 at the international conference on the theme, The Dawning of the `Asian Century’: Emerging challenges before theory and Practice of IR in India, organized by Indian Association of International Studies(IAIS) in collaboration with Institute for Research on India and International Studies(IRIIS) 10-12 December 2012
  • Presented a paper entitled, Beyond Border: Closed Haats –Revival in the Open Era on 08/04/2010 at the international seminar on the theme, From Land Locked to Land Linked: North East India in BIMSTEC, organised by The Jadavpur Association of International Relations (JAIR), Kolkata, in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industries(CII)  Shillong,8-10 April 2010

Paper presented at national seminars

  • Presented a  joint paper  with Ms.  Chayanika Borah, entitled, Water Governance and the Changing Nature of India’s Water Policy on 13/03/2019  at the  national seminar on the theme, A Study of Public Policy, Governance And Development in North-Eastern States organized by the Department of Political Science, North- Eastern Hill University 13-15 March, 2019
  • Presented a paper entitled, Border Haats : A measure to boost bi-lateral ties? on 10/03/2017,on the theme, India’s North Eastern States and Eastern Neighbours: Borderlands People and connectivity organized by Young Scholars Forum, Asian Confluence, Shillong in collaboration with Indian Council of world Affairs, New Delhi
  • Presented a paper entitled ,Border Haat : Tales From Two Districts on 22/03/2017 on the theme, Political Economy of Border areas in North- East India, organized at the national seminar organised  by The Department of Political Science, North Eastern hill University, Shillong March 22-23, 2017
  • Presented a joint paper  with Chayanika Borah , entitled National Water Policy of 2002: Role of Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority on 17/03/2017 at the national seminar on the theme, Interrogating Democracy And Development In North-East India, organised by The Department of Political Science, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong March 17-18, 2017
  • A Paper presented entitled, Censorship and Pornography through feminist Lens on17/11/2016 at the national seminar on the theme, Right to Freedom Of Speech And Expression: A Legal and Constitutional Contour, organised by Assam University, Silchar 17-18 November 2016
  • A Paper presented entitled,Border Haat : From Peril to Promise 6/03/2015 on the theme on India’s North Eastern States Eastern Neighbours: A Way Forward, organized byYoung Scholars Forum, Asian Confluence, Shillong  , 5th -6th December 2015
  • A joint paper presented with Deigracia Nongkynrih, entitled,  India’s Near Abroad through the Lens of Land Connectivity 5/12/2015 on the theme, India’s North Eastern States Eastern Neighbours: a way Forward  organized by Young Scholars Forum, Asian Confluence, Shillong  ,5th -6th December 2015

Paper presented at the Regional Seminar

  • A paper presented entitled, Citizen’s Participation in Meghalaya-A Paradoxical Situation on 03/09/2011 at the regional seminar on the theme ,Good Rural Governance and citizen Participation, organised by the Institute of Rural Research and Development(IRRAD), The Law Department, Assam University and the Social Work department, Assam University 3rd September,2011.

Invited to deliver a lecture on:-

  • Plagiarism and Social Science Research
    at the118th Orientation Progrramme,(12/10/2018),UGC Human Resource Development Centre  University of Mysore, Mysore Karnataka,
  • Review of Literature: Essentials to Know(12/10/2018) ,
    at the118th Orientation Progrramme, UGC Human Resource Development Centre  University of Mysore, Mysore Karnataka
  • Development and Tourism: Government of India’s  Policy and North-East,( 13/10/2018)
    at the118th Orientation Progrramme, UGC Human Resource Development Centre,  University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka
  • Water Justice Movement and Right to Water: Human Rights Dimension, (13/10/2018)
    at the118th Orientation Progrramme, UGC Human Resource Development Centre, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka
  • Are we Honest? : Research Ethics and Plagiarism,( 06/04/2018) ,
    at the Refresher Course in English and Comparative Literature,    UGC Human Resource,Development Centre  North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Review of Literature from the Perspective of social science, (21/03/2018)
    at the Winter School, UGC Human Resource Development Centre , North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya 19th March-08th April
  • Why Do We Need to Follow Style Sheet: Contextualizing APA Style Sheet(22/03/2018),
    at theWinter School UGC Human Resource Development Centre, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya 19th March-08th April, 2018
  • Globalisation-Whose story it is? (01/11/2018)
    Refresher Course on  Globalization and Development 22/10/18-10/11/18,Department of Political science,  UGC Human Resource Development Centre  North-Eastern Hill  University
  • Maritime Transport security and Globalisation (02/11/2018)
    Refresher Course on  Globalization and Development 22/10/18-10/11/18,Department of Political science UGC Human Resource Development Centre  North-Eastern Hill  University .
  • Review of Literature : How to go about it( 12/12/2017)
    National Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Science Research for the Research Scholars and Teachers 4th-13th December,  Indian Council of Social Science Research, North Eastern  Regional Centre, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Book Review : How to Approach(12/12/2017)
    National Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Science Research for the Research Scholars and Teachers 4th-13th December 2017  Indian Council of Social Science Research, North Eastern  Regional Centre Shillong Meghalaya
  • India and ASEAN Relations : Contextualising India’s Engagement with Singapore (21/11/2016)
    Capacity Building Workshop on Understanding India and South East Asia at ASEAN Studies Centre(ASC)   organized by the Dept of Political science, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong  Meghalaya in collaboration with Indian Council of Social science research ( ICSSR)-North East Regional Centre(NERC) Shillong Meghalaya, 21st -24th November 2016
  • Security Issues in South East Asia from the Lens of Donald Trump’s Proposed Changes in Foreign Policy Issues (25/11/2016)
    Panel Discussion on India-ASEAN: Security and Strategic Links  at ASEAN Studies Centre(ASC), organized by the Dept of Political science, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong  Meghalaya in collaboration with Indian Council of Social science research, ( ICSSR)-North East Regional Centre(NERC) Shillong Meghalaya 25th November 2016
  • Relevance and Prospect  of Public Administration and Political Science as a Discipline in Social science June 1,2016
    Orientation Programme( 2016-2017) University of Science and Technology(USTM), Meghalaya
  • Importance of public Administration in Governance  Orientation, June 1,2015,
    Orientation Programme(2016-17), University of Science and Technology(USTM), shillong, Meghalaya
  • Concept of Social Justice in Indian Constitution and social Administration(16/05/2015)
    Dept of political science and Public Administration, University of Science and Technology(USTM)
  • Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and Government of India(16/05/2015)
    Dept of political science and Public Administration, University of Science and Technology (USTM), shillong, Meghalaya
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Indigenous Knowledge  and North- East region (NER) (07/08/2015)
    Tribal Studies 27th July-16th August,2015, UGC Human Resource Development Centre  North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Indigenous Knowledge(13/07/2015)
    Special Summer School 6th -26th July,2015, UGC Human Resource Development Centre  North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Methods of Data Collection and Preparation of Questionnaire:  Importance in Social Science and Various Means of Collecting Data( 14/12/2015)
    National workshop on Research Methodology and Training Programme in social science Research December 7-16, 2015, Institute of Tai Studies and Research in collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research
  • Sampling : Design, Type and  techniques(14/12/2015)
    National workshop on Research Methodology and Training Programme in social science Research December 7-16, 2015, Institute of Tai Studies and Research in collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research.
  • Research Paper writing :Art of writing a Research paper and Dissertation(15/12/2015)
    National workshop on Research Methodology and Training Programme in social science Research December 7-16, 2015 Institute of Tai Studies and Research in collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research
  • Globalisation and Women Trafficking(24/11/2014)
    Refresher course on Globalisation, State and Development, organized by Dept of Political Science,Academic staff college(ASC),Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Road Map to Globalisation(25/11/2014)
    Refresher course on Globalisation, State and Development, organized by Dept of Political Science,Academic staff college(ASC),Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Crowd Management in India( 23/11/2013)
    Refresher Course in Adult and Continuing Education Academic Staff College Centre 18th November-8th December 2013 on Disaster Management in India  North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Engaging with Development( 01/12/2011)
    Refresher Course Commerce Department  Academic Staff College Centre 21st  November-11th December 2013 on Development North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Human security: The Missing Dimension(12/01/2011)
    Public lecture, Directorate of Distance Education Tripura University
  • Series of lectures(Ten Lectures) on Indian Foreign Policy Directorate of Distance Education
    Tripura University January 2-11 January 2011
  • Quality Management in Adult and Continuing Education( 03/12/2010)
    Refresher Course in Adult and Continuing Education, Academic Staff College, 18th November-8th December 2010 on Life Long Learning and Life Skill Education  North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya. 

Others:

Academic/Technical Session Chaired:

  • Chaired a technical session, 27/1/2010(on Devine Power: Polity And Politics,)
    at the national seminar on Indian Women at Crossroads: Transition from Colonisation to Globalisation, November 26-27, 2010, organized by ABNS College, Coochbehar, West Bengal. 
  • Chaired a technical session,24/01/2015(on Indian parallel Cinema) 
    at the national seminar on Hundred Years of Indian Cinema organized by the CKT college, Panvel, Mumbai, Jan 24-25,2015 .