Online UG Admission Forms are now live. Please visit admission page for more details

Faculty Profile

#

Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Qualification

  • B.Sc., M.A., Ph. D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Archaeology, Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi 1984
  • Ph.D. on Archaeology of the Middle Gomati Basin with special reference to Sultanpur District, U.P, from Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

Past Experience

  • UGC Research Associate, Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 1990 to 1995.
  • Lecturer, Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, New Delhi from 30 December 1998 to 21 October 2002.
  • Reader, Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, New Delhi from 22 October 2002 to 15 January 2014.
  • Associate Professor (Officiating), Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, New Delhi from 15 January 2014 to 11 July 2021.
  • Assistant Professor, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University Delhi from 12 July 2021 to till date.

My Zone / Area of Expertise

  • My area of research includes archaeological study with multidisciplinary approach. Understandingdifferent material cultures through field investigations and interpretations. Studying and analyzing different ceramic industries particularly of the middle Ganga Plain as part of analytical archaeology.

Awards

  • Awarded President’s Award as President’s Rover in the Bharat Scouts and guides.
  • Awarded financial assistance under ‘Village-to-Village Survey of Antiquarian Remains’ of the ASI to explore Sultanpur District, U.P from 1983 to 1986.
  • JRF of Ford Foundation Project of the Department of A.I.H.C. & Archaeology, B.H.U., to work on “Courses Towards Second Urbanization in Early Historical Archaeology”,from 1986 to 1990.
  • Financial Assistance by the Ford Foundation, to participate in the 14th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, at Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 1990. Presented paper on “Dispersal of Settlements in the Middle Gomati Basin—An Archaeological Investigation”.
  • Research Associate of theUGC, New Delhi to work on ‘Functional and Technological Study of Pottery (600-200 BC) and its bearing on Cultural Environment’, from 1990 to 1995.
  • Was Member of the Northern Railway Heritage Committee, responsible for listing, documentation, care, conservation and management of Heritage Properties in the Northern Railway.
  • Was Member of the State Level Screening Committee for Financial Assistance, constituted by the Department of Delhi Archives, New Delhi.

Member of the Academic Bodies

  • World Archaeological Congress (1994)
  • Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (1989 to 1996)
  • Indian Archaeological Society (Life Member)
  • Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies (Life Member)
  • Numismatic Society of India (Life Member)
  • Rock Art Society of India (Life Member)
  • Indian Association for the Study of Conservation of Cultural Property (Life Member)
  • Indian History Congress (Life Member)
  • Indian Museums Association (Life Member)

Supervisor :M. Phil. Students

  • Supervised Mr. ArvindRautela as Guide for his M. Phil. ‘PoorviMalwaKshetrakiPratihar Kaleen Pratimayen—ekaddhyayan’ (in Hindi), Dept. of AIHC and Archaeology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (M.Phil. awarded in 2010).
  • Supervised Mr. Alok as for his M. Phil. work ‘Ajanta keChitronmeinSaundaryaparaktattvonkaaddhyayan’ (in Hindi), Dept. of AIHC and Archaeology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. (M.Phil. awarded in 2010).
  • Archaeological Field Experience
  • Explorations and small scale excavations of Prehistoric sites atLaharia-dih (District Mirzapur, U.P.) and Bhimbandh and Paisra (District Monghyr, Bihar) under the supervision of Dr. VidulaJayaswal in 1979-80.
  • Exploration and small scale excavations of Megalithic sites at Sarhatand Bagha-dari (District Banda, U.P.) under the supervision of Prof. P.C. Pant in 1980-81.
  • Excavatios at Banawali,(District Hissar, Haryana) during the session 1983-84 as a trainee of the School of Archaeology, Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi, under the direction of Dr. R.S. Bisht.
  • Large scale excavations of early historical site at Khairadih (District Ballia, U.P.), during the sessions 1981, 1982, 1984 to 1986 under the supervision of Prof. K.K. Sinha.
  • Extensively explored independently the Middle Gomati Basin, especially in the Sultanpur District, U.P., during the years 1984-87 under the sponsorship of Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi and Ford Foundation Project, B.H.U.
  • Extensively explored the districts of Basti and Siddharthnagar, U.P. in 1989, under the sponsorship of Ford Foundation Project, B.H.U.
  • Large scale excavations of Neolithic-Chalcolithic site at Senuwar (District Rohtas, Bihar) during the session 1989-90 under the direction of Dr. B.P. Singh.
  • Excavations of Proto-historic-Early-historical site at Dhuriapar and trial digging of Proto-historic-Early-historical site at Imlidih (both District Gorakhpur, U.P.) during the sessions 1991-92 under the direction of Prof. P. Singh.

Publications

Editor

  • Assistant Editor ‘Dating in Indian Archaeology: Problems and Perspectives’, (Proceedings of the National Seminar on Dating in Indian Archaeology: Problems and Perspectives), 19 to 21 December, 1993, at Mysore. 1998.
  • Editor of Itihas-Darshan, a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Mau (U.P.), Vol 13 of 2009(ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • Chief Editor of Itihas-Darshan, a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Mau (U.P.), Vol 14 of 2010(ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • Editor, Itihas-Darshan, a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Azamgarh (U.P.), Vol 15, 2011 (ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • Editor,Itihas-Darshan, a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Azamgarh (U.P.), Vol 16, 2012 (ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • Editor, Itihas-Darshan, a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Azamgarh (U.P.), Vol 17, 2013 (ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • Editor,Itihas-Darpan, a Research Journal of the AkhilBharatiyaItihasSankalanYojana. (with T.P. Verma). Vol. XX (1). New Delhi: 2015. (ISSN No. 0974-3065).
  • Editor, Itihas-Darpan, a Research Journal of the AkhilBharatiyaItihasSankalanYojana. (with T.P. Verma). Vol. XX (2). New Delhi: 2015. (ISSN No. 0974-3065).
  • Editor, Itihas-Darpan, a Research Journal of the AkhilBharatiyaItihasSankalanYojana. (with T.P. Verma). Vol. XXI (1). New Delhi: 2016. (ISSN No. 0974-3065).
  • Editor (with B. R. Mani and Arvind K. Singh). 2014.PracyabodhaIndian Archaeology and Tradition (Prof. T.P. Verma Festschrift). B.R. Publishing Corporation Delhi-110052 (ISBN: 97893550501450-set of 2 vols.).
  • Editor (with KapilaVatsyayan and C.B. Patil). 2020. Asitayana. (Professor C. Mani Commemoration Volume). B.R. Publishing Corporation. Delhi-110052(ISBN: 9789388789486-Set of 3 vols.).

Publication

  • Kumar, R., et. al., 1985, ‘A Technical Study of Gupta Silver Coins’, JNSI, Vol. XLVII, Pt. I&II, pp. 150-51.
  • 1989-1990, ‘PracheenMridbhandonkaMaheen-katevamShailVaigyanikadhyayan— SenuwarevamImledihKhurd se praptBhsnda-khandaonkePariprekshya men’, (in Hindi), in BhagwantSahai (ed.) The Journal of the Bihar PuravidParishad, Vols. XIII and XIV, Patna, pp. 41-69.
  • 1991, ‘Dispersal of Settlements in the Middle Gomati Basin—an archaeological investigation’, Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, No. 10, Singapore, pp. 192-97 (ISSN 0156-1316).
  • 1992, ‘Madhya Gomati GhatikaPuratattvikSarvekshan :AavaseeyaVinyas’ (in Hindi), Pragdhara, Journal of the U.P. State Archaeological Organization. No. 2, Lucknow, pp. 89-95.
  • With B.P. Singh, 1994, ‘Explorations in districts Basti and Siddharthnagar in the Saryupar Plains of Eastern Uttar Pradesh’, Pragdhara, Journal of the U.P. State Archaeological Organization, No. 4, Lucknow, pp. 1-12.
  • 1997, Petrographic Study of Ancient Ceramics : Case Study of Samples from Imlidih and Senuwar, in ‘Ancient Ceramics : Historical Enquiries & Scientific Approaches’ (eds. P.C.Pant&VidulaJayaswal), Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, pp. 197-219 (ISBN 81 7320 034 3).
  • With AnupamaSrivastava, 2003, Wall Painting of Kashi—classical art vis-à-vis folk art in ‘Arts of the Earth’, New Delhi, pp. 52-57.
  • With AnupamaSrivastava, 2003, Maithil to Madhubani painting—a tradition of continuity and change in ‘Arts of the Earth’, New Delhi, pp. 69-75.
  • 2004, Science and Conservation, Rakshitri, Vol. 1,issue 2, Magazine of Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, New Delhi, pp. 21-25.
  • 2009, ‘The profile of a Monarch—Bahadur Shah Zafar’, Rakshitri, Magazine of the Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, New Delhi, pp. 4-22.
  • 2010. ‘PracheenViswaSabhyataonmeinKhagolSastra’ (in Hindi). Itihas-Darshan.Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy and Research Institute. Mau. U.P., Vol. 14: 55-59 (ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • 2010, ‘Researches in the Middle Gomati Basin: scope for further investigations’, in Prof. VibhaTripathi (ed.), “Archaeology of the Ganga Basin: Paradigm Shift”, Vol. II, Sharada Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 359-365 (ISBN 978-81-88934-65-2).
  • 2010, A Discussion on Some Issues Related to NBP Ware, in T.P. Verma (ed.) ItihasDarpan, Research Journal of AkhilBharatiyaItihasSankalanYojana, Vol. XV (1), New Delhi, pp. 41-49. (ISSN: 09743065)
  • 2012, NBPW Culture (Tradition) : Emerging Trends and Issues, in Pisipaty, S. Rama Krishna (ed.), Multifaceted Studies in South Asian Archaeology (Arpitam: Festchrift for Prof. VidulaJayaswal), British Archaeology Report (BAR International Series 2361), Archaeopress, Oxford: 47-50 (ISBN 9781407309484).
  • 2012, ‘Uttari Krishna MarjitPatraSanskriti: navoditpravrittievammudde’ (in Hindi). inSrivastava, S.L. et. al. (eds.), ItihasDarshan a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Azamgarh (U.P.), Vol. 16: 4-10 (ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • 2013, ‘Uttari Krishna MarjitPatrakaUdbhavevmVistar (Dakshin Asia me Bauddha Dharma kePrasarkeAlok me)’. (in Hindi),. inPremSagarChaturvedi (ed.), Archaeological Findings from the Homeland of Buddha. Agam Kala Prakashan. Delhi: 241-252. (ISBN: 978-81-7320-130-1).
  • 2013, ‘Vartaman Uttar Pradesh se praptSikkonkeAadhar par SaltanatKalin Mudra Vyavastha’ (in Hindi). inSrivastava, S.L. et. al. (eds.), ItihasDarshan a Journal of the NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Indian History Academy & Research Institute, Azamgarh (U.P.), Vol. 17: 31-34 (ISSN No. 0975-8860).
  • With JitendraNath. 2014. Khirsara: An Urban Harappan Settlement. In Mani, B.R, A. K. Singh and Ravindra Kumar (eds.). Pracyabodha Indian Archaeology and Tradition (Prof. T.P. Verma Festschrift). B.R. Publishing Corporation. Delhi-110052. Vol. I: 187-193. (ISBN: 97893550501450).
  • 2014. ‘Lahariadih’ in Chakrabarti, Dilip K. and MakkhanLal (eds.) History of Ancient India: Prehistoric Roots. Vol. 1. Vivekanand International Foundation and Aryan Books International. New Delhi: 438-444. (ISBN: 978-81-7305-480-8).
  • 2014. ‘Paisra’ in Chakrabarti, Dilip K. and MakkhanLal (eds.) History of Ancient India-I: Prehistoric Roots. Vol. 1. Vivekanand International Foundation and Aryan Books International. New Delhi: 462-471. (ISBN: 978-81-7305-480-8).
  • 2014 (with MilisaSrivastava). ‘Andaman-Nicobar Island’ in Chakrabarti, Dilip K. and MakkhanLal (eds.) History of Ancient India-I: Prehistoric Roots. Vol. 1. Vivekanand International Foundation and Aryan Books International. New Delhi: 353-362. (ISBN: 978-81-7305-480-8).
  • 2014 (with MilisaSrivastava). ‘Bangar Canal (16 R)’ in Chakrabarti, Dilip K. and MakkhanLal (eds.) History of Ancient India-I: Prehistoric Roots. Vol. 1. Vivekanand International Foundation and Aryan Books International. New Delhi: 382-387. (ISBN: 978-81-7305-480-8).
  • 2014 (with MilisaSrivastava). ‘Samnapur’ in Chakrabarti, Dilip K. and MakkhanLal (eds.) History of Ancient India-I: Prehistoric Roots. Vol. 1. Vivekanand International Foundation and Aryan Books International. New Delhi: 485-488. (ISBN: 978-81-7305-480-8 ).
  • 2014 (with MilisaSrivastava). ‘SinghiTalav’ in Chakrabarti, Dilip K. and MakkhanLal (eds.) History of Ancient India-I: Prehistoric Roots. Vol. 1. Vivekanand International Foundation and Aryan Books International. New Delhi: 489-494. (ISBN: 978-81-7305-480-8).
  • 2016 (with Deepak Kumar), ‘UropiyaManchitran men Bharat kaPratinidhitva’ (in Hindi) in Mani, Buddhirashmi and Asha Joshi (eds.), Purapravah, Vol. I, Research Journal of Indian Archaeological Society, New Delhi: 254-259; Figs. 1-3 at pp. 45-47 (ISSN No. 2454-8014).
  • 2017.(with AshwaniAsthana). ‘An Archaeological Reconnaissance of Alaknanda Valley with special reference to Vishnugarh-Pipalkoti Region’. In KapilaVatsyayan, Ravindra Kumar and C.B. Patil (eds.). Asitayana.Vol-I. Professor C. Mani Commemoration Volume. B.R. Publishing Corporation. Delhi-110052: 39-54 (ISBN: 9789388789486-Set of 3 vols.).

Seminar / Conferences

Lectures delivered

  • Deliveredlecture as Chief Speaker on ‘Sultanpur—ParamparakiKhoj’ by the District Cultural Committee, Sultanpur on the occasion of SultanpurSanskritikMahaotsav held on March 11, 2000.
  • Delivered special lecture on “Archaeology of Sultanpur District in Uttar Pradesh” on 24-10-2011 in the Department of History, Culture & Archaeology at Dr. R.M.L. Avadh University, Faizabad (U.P).
  • Delivered lecture on ‘Site Formation and Ordering Archaeological Data’ on 25-01-2012 in the School of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur.
  • Delivered lecture during 2nd Spell of In-service Course for selected PGTs (History), 24 December 2015-2 January, 2016 on ‘An Insight to Archaeology’ Organised by KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan, on 31-12-2015.
  • Delivered Special lecture for PG students of conservation (4th May 2016). National Museum Institute (Deemed University) on Care and Conservation of Ceramic and Terracotta.
  • Delivered lecture during 1st spell of in-service course for PGTs. (History), 18th May to 29th May 2016 on ‘An Insight to Archaeology’ Organised by KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan, on 21-05-2016.
  • Delivered lecture during 2nd Spell of In-service Course for selected PGTs (History), 24 December 2016-2nd January, 2017 on “Early Societies—Focus: Africa, Europe till 15000 BCE (a) Views on the origin of human beings, (b) Early Societies (c) Historians’ views on present day gathering –hunting societies.”Organised by KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan, on 31-12-2016.
  • Delivered Special lecture for PG students of Conservation on (25th April 2017 at. National Museum Institute (Deemed University) on "Material andTechniques of Terracotta, Ceramics and Glass".

Conference/Seminar presentation

  • 14th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, held between August 25 and September 2, 1990 at Yogyakarta, Indonesia and presented a paper on “Dispersal of Settlements in the Middle Gomati Basin—an Archaeological Investigation”.
  • “International Seminar on Buddhist Heritage of Gujarat”. 15-17 January, 2010 Vadodara Dept. of Archaeology, MSU of Baroda and Government of Gujarat and presented a paper entitled ‘NBPW: its origin and spread in light of expansion of Buddhism in South Asia’.
  • ‘International Seminar on Recent Advances in Archaeological Science & Indian Archaeology & joint Annual Conferences of Indian Archaeological Society (47th Session), ISPQS (41st Session) and HIC Society (37th Session). Department of AIHC & Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 14h-16 December, 2013.Presented paper on ‘Need for Understanding the Dynamics of Production and Distribution of Deluxe Ware’.
  • International Seminar on Foreign Interactions and Globalization of Indian Art and Culture (From Vedic to Modern Times), jointly organized by ManavSanskritiShodhSansthan, Varanasi, National Museum Institute, New Delhi and B.R. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi. 8-10 April 2018 Varanasi. Presented paper on Hellenistic Influence on the Development of Gandharan Buddhism.
  • Annual Conferences of Indian Archaeological Society and Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, held at VishwaBharati University, Shantiniketanbetween 1-3 December, 1988.Presented a paper on “An Archaeological Reconnaissance of the Middle Gomati Basin-—Dispersal of Settlements”.
  • U.G.C. Seminar on ‘History of Avadh’, held on March 31, 1989 at Avadh University, Faizabad and presented a paper on ‘Madhya Gomati GhatikaekPuratattavikSarvekshan’ (in Hindi).
  • Conference organized by the Department of A.I.H.C. & Archaeology, Allahabad University between 18-19 July, 1998 and presented a paper on ‘PracheenMridbhandonkeshailvaigyanikaddhyayankamahatva : ImlidihevamSenuwar se praptnamunonkesandarbha men’ (in Hindi).
  • National Seminar on Archaeology of Bihar Since Independence, organized by the Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, Bihar, under the auspices of the Department of Art, Culture & Youth Affairs, Govt. of Bihar, on 30-31 July, 1998 and presented a paper on ‘SwatantrataPraptikepaschat Bihar men VaigyanikAddhayayan—Senuwar se Utkhanit Patron kaShail-VaigyanikAddhyayan’ (in Hindi).
  • National Seminar on “Ganges Civilization: The Paradigm Shift. Dept. of AIHC & Archaeology, BHU, Varanasi. 12-14 February 2008.Presented a paper entitled ‘Researches in the Middle Gomati Basin: scope for further investigations’.
  • National Seminar on ‘The Archaeological Glory of Eastern Uttar Pradesh’. Dept. of AHA & Culture, DDU Gorakhpur University. 19 to 20 February, 2010.Presented a paper on ‘NBPW kaUdbhavevmVistar: Dakshin Asia men Baudhha Dharma keAAlok men’ (in Hindi).
  • National Conference on ‘Recent Advances in Indian Archaeology’. Dept. Of Archaeology and Ancient History, MS University of Baroda under UGC-DRS-SAP-II Programme. 3-4 December, 2010.Presented a paper on ‘NBPW Culture: emerging trends and issues.

Seminar/Conference/Workshop

  • U.G.C.-SAP National Workshop on Indian Palaeography. Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, B.H.U., Varanasi. April 22-24, 1993.
  • 4-Week National Workshop on ‘Application of Computer Techniques in Archaeology’. Department of Archaeology, Deccan College, Pune. June 1-28, 1993.
  • ‘Workshop on Ancient Ceramics: Historical Enquiries and Scientific Approaches’. Ford Foundation Project, Dept. of A.I.H.C. & Archaeology, B.H.U. November 18-19 1994. Presented a paper on Petrographic and Thin-section Study of Pottery : a case study of samples from Senuwar Period III and Imlidih Period III.
  • Seven-day “Workshop on Brahmi Script” jointly organized by Bharat Sanskrit Samvaya and Sri KundKundBharati Research Institute, New Delhi. 8-14 January, 2001.
  • Three-day National Seminar on “Philosophy of Dramatic Art”, jointly organized by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts and Indian Council of Philosophical Research. India International Centre, New Delhi. 6-8 April, 2002.
  • Two-day workshop on “Cultural Content: Exploration and Finalization” for creating a data base for Cultural Heritage Digital Library in Hindi with special focus on Hindi Speaking Region. Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi. 18-19 December, 2002.
  • ‘International Conference on the Archaeology of South Asia’, jointly organized by the Archaeology Forum and the International Association for Women Archaeologists working in South Asia (IAWAWSA), School of Social Sciences, JNU, New Delhi. 22-24 August 2011.
  • ‘International Conference on Archaeology of Buddhism in South Asia’. Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi. 17- 19 February 2012.
  • ‘International Seminar on ‘Art and Archaeology of Madhya Pradesh and Adjoining Regions’, jointly organized by the Directorate of Archaeology, Archives and Museums, Govt. of MP and Society of South Asian Archaeology, Pune. 13-14 March 2012.
  • ‘International Seminar on ‘The Mahabharata: Its Historicity, Antiquity, Evolution & Impact of Civilization’, The Draupadi Trust, Kampilya, at Vivekanand International Foundation. 26-27 April 2012.
  • National Seminar on Buddhist and World Culture at Sravasti, District Bahraich, U.P., in February, 1988.
  • U.G.C sponsored National Seminar on “Dialogue Between Historians and Archaeologists”. Department of Archaeology, Calcutta University, in August 1988.
  • XXVth Annual Conference of the Indian Archaeological Society and XIXth Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Prehistory and Quaternary Studies at Bhopal. 16-18 December, 1991.
  • XXXI Annual Conference of Indian Archaeological Society held at H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, U.P. between 16-18 October, 1997.
  • XXXII Annual Conference of Indian Archaeological held at Allahabad University. 14-16 November, 1998.
  • XXXIV Annual Conference of Indian Archaeological Society. National Museum, New Delhi. 1-3 December, 2000.
  • Two days National Conference on ‘India: Tourism and Heritage—challenge 2001’.Organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) at Agra. 13-14 September, 2000.
  • XL Annual Conference of the Indian Archaeological Society.Organized by Department of Archaeology and Museums, Govt. of Chhattisgarh, Raipur. 1-3rd December 2007.
  • Two-day ‘National Seminar on Indian Civilization (2000 B.C. to 500 B.C)’, Organized by Vivekanand International Foundation and Archaeological Survey of India, at Vivekanand International Foundation, 3 San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi on 17-18 June 2015.
  • National Conference jointly organized by University of Mysuru and ICHR. 24-26 December, 2015 and Co-Chaired a session.
  • One-day ‘National Seminar on BharatiyaItihaskeSrota: Purana’, Organized by Indian Institute for Purana Studies at Indian Archaeological Society, Qutub Institutional Area New Delhi. November 19 2016.
  • Three-day National Seminar on ‘Theoretical and Cognitive Aspects of Rock Art’. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, from 3-5 April, 2017.
  • National Workshop on ‘Baigani Language—Translation, Analysis and Data Correction’. Centre for Endangered Language, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak (M.P.). 19- 21 July 2017.
  • National Seminar on Quit India Movement. Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi. 13-14 February 2018.
  • National Seminar on ‘Raja Bhoj: Personality and Achievement, jointly organized by DharoharPurasthal, PuravastuevamSamajikSanrakshanSanstha and ICHR, New Delhi. 30-31 August 2019, Bhopal. Chaired 1st Technical Session.
  • 1st International Workshop on Research Methods and Approaches to Migration and Diaspora Studies, jointly organized by Centre for Diaspora Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar and Centra for Migration, Refugees and Belonging, University of East London. 30 June to 2 July 2020.
  • 5-day International Webinar on BharatiyaVangmay men Jeevan-moolyonkiVaishvikSveekarokti, jointly organized by AtalBhhari Vajpayee Hindi Vishvidyalaya, Bhopal and Hindi Univers Foundation, Neetherland. 07-11 August 2020.
  • 4-Week Induction/Orientation Programme for “Faculty in Universities/Colleges/Institutes of Higher Education”. Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi and PMMM National Mission on Teachers and Teaching, MHRD. 01-30 September 2020.
  • Two-day webinar on National Education Policy & Open Digital Education, organized by ILL, Unibersity of Delhi. 12-13 October 2020.
  • Online Interactive Talk on “New Trends in Archaeology”. Department of Ancient History, Culture & Archaeology, SSK Girls’ Degree College, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj. 6 September 2021.
  • National Seminar on Tribal Dynasties: Contributions in Indian History and Culture, jointly organized by DharoharPurasthal, PuravastuevamSamajikSanrakshanSanstha and ICHR, New Delhi. 02-03 October 2021, Bhopal. Chaired 4th Technical Session on 3rd October 2021.

Articles/Papers/ThesisReferred By Scholars

  • Ph.D. thesis (unpublished) has been referred to by Prof. R.S. Sharma, 1996 in‘The State and Varna Formation in the Mid-Ganga Plain’, Chapter 4: Chalcolithic and Iron-NBPW Cultures Compared, Sharda Memorial Trust, Varanasi.
  • Ph.D. thesis (unpublished) and research article published in Pragdhara, Journal of the U.P. State Archaeological Organization, have been referred by Prof. Dilip K. Chakravarti, 2008, in ‘Archaeological Geography of the Ganga Plain: Upper Ganga (Oudh, Rohilkhand and the Doab)’.
  • Chapter “Petrographic Study of Ancient Ceramics: A Case Study of Samples from Imlidih and Senuwar”, written in P.C. Pant and VidulaJayaswal (eds.) Ancient Ceramics: Historical Enquiries and Scientific Approaches (1997: 197-219) has been referred by Prof. K. Krishnan and Kajal Shah in their chapter ‘Beyond Wares and Shapes Gaining a Petrographic Perspective on Ancient Indian Pottery’, in A.K. Biswas (ed.) Science in Archaeology and Archaeomaterials (2005: 135-156), D.K. Printworld, New Delhi.
  • Ph.D. thesis (unpublished) has been referred to by Dr. DeshrajUpadhyay, 2006, in his book Sultanpur in History and Archaeology, PratibhaPrakashan, Delhi.