Call for Papers

DBCIC welcomes the submission of papers, manuscript, book reviews, and other materials for publication in keeping with the nature of the journal which is based on “indigenous peoples, heritage domains, sustainable development and inclusive programmes.” Scholars and researchers are welcome to submit their research papers and articles on the following possible areas for the forthcoming issues:

  • Study of lesser known indigenous communities of North East India or of any other region in the world.
  • Study of the significant social organisations in the different indigenous communities and their inter-relationships in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Collection of anthropological literature among the different indigenous communities in North East India.
  • The institution of property and social change: A study of the North East.
  • Studies on materials unearthed by archaeologists in North East India.
  • Indian culture and its unity in diversity in North East India and the rest of the country.
  • Exploring the threads binding indigenous cultures in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Anthropometric data on population in North East India in a systematic and scientific manner vis-à-vis the same in the rest of the country.
  • Bio-anthropological survey of the population in North East India in the areas of health profile, demographic pattern and food habits.
  • Tribal solidarity movements in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Weaker sections of the population in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Ways to strengthen peace movements in North East India.
  • Ways to lessen and even eliminate corruption in society.
  • Border societies and territorial claims in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Impact of urbanization, industrialization and globalisation in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Management of environment and natural resources in North East India or elsewhere.
  • A critical study of Laudato Si’ and its application in your region/country.
  • Documentation of folk songs and music, arts and crafts in North East India.
  • A study of buffer and bridge communities among indigenous population in North East India.
  • Impact of information technology and digital revolution on indigenous communities in North East India or elsewhere.
  • Others.

Total Words: 3000-4000 words with footnotes and bibliography as well as a 10-line bio-data.

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