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Dr. Mitoo Das

Assistant Professor

Education:
 
Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the University: University of Delhi
Discipline: Anthropology
Doctoral Research Topic: Menstruation Narratives: Rituals and Restrictions in Simlitola, Assam
Academic Achievement: if any
Master of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the university: University of Delhi
Discipline: Anthropology
Dissertation Topic: Blood Games: The Pragmatics and Politics of Menstrual Hygiene in urban Guwahati (Uzan Bazar)
Academic Achievement: if any
Master of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university: University of Delhi
Discipline: Anthropology (Specialisation in Social Anthropology)
Academic Achievement:
Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university: Gauhati University
Academic Achievement: 1st Class with Distinction

WORK EXPERIENCE: Dr. Das worked as a Programme Coordinator at Sarai, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi from July 2007to July 2010. She has worked as Editorial Assistant for the international peer-reviewed bi-annual journal Bioscope: South Asian Screen Studies (published by Sage).
Dr. Das joined IGNOU in August 2010 and has an experience of 9 years here. She is the Programme Coordinator of Bachelors in Anthropology (General) under CBCS. She is Course Coordinator for the course on Anthropology and Methods of Research for Master’s Part I and Course Coordinator for the courses on Practicing Anthropology and Gender and Society for Master’s Part II. As part of the Discipline’s activities, she has organised workshops and talks.
On the personal front, Dr. Das is one of the contributors to the fictional piece, “The Afterlife of Ammi’s Betel-nut Box and Other Things” in the graphic novel, The Pao Anthology of Comics #1, published by Penguin India, New Delhi (published in August, 2012)

FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:

Sl.No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Year
1.
2.
Junior Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
University Grants Commission
,,
1999 Dec
 
3.
ICSSR Grant to visit University of Manchester to participate in IUAES Congress
ICSSR
2013

PUBLICATIONS: 
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS: 5
RESEARCH PAPERS: 6
UNITS WRITTEN: 11

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Member
School Board, SOSS, IGNOU
2018-present
Convenor
School Council, SOSS, IGNOU
2016-2017
Lifelong Member
Indian Anthropological Association
Since 2003
Member
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
Since 2013

 

 

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29573168
  mitoodas@ignou.ac.in