Research Committees

Research Committee Rules, 2017

RC-1: History of Sociology

         Convenor (Adhoc) :Dr. Manoj Chaparia  ( Adhoc till the next Business meeting during AISC )
         Associate Professor
         Department of Sociology
         K S Saket Post Graduate College
         Faizabad -224001, Uttar Pradesh.
         Mobile 9450767440
         Email: mkchhaparia1702@gmail.com

RC-2: Studies on Family, Marriage and Kinship

Convenor: C.S.S. Thakur (Till December 2019, re-elected at Lucknow conference (2017) for two years)
Professor, Department of Sociology, 
Rani Durgawati University,
Jabalpur – 482001,

Madhya Pradesh
E-mail: cssthakursociology@gmail.com
Mobile: 09425150991

 

RC-3: Economy and Society

Convenor: B. B. Mohanty (Adhoc for one year till the next Business meeting during AISC, split from RC 03 Economy, Polity and Society)

Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology,
Pondicherry University,
Puducherry 605 014
E-mail: bibhutimohanty@hotmail.com
Mobile: 09442032327

 

RC-4: Migration and Diaspora Studies

Convenor: Ajailiu Niumai (Till December 2019, re-elected at Lucknow conference (2017) for two more years)
Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy & Joint Faculty, Centre for Women’s Studies,
University of Hyderabad
Prof. C.R. Rao Road, Gachibowli,
Hyderabad - 500046, Telangana
E-mail: ajainiumai@gmail.com,
Mobile: 09441290892

 

RC-5: Sociology of Education

Convenor: Birendra Narain Dubey (Till December 2019, re-elected at Lucknow conference (2017) for another two years term)
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology,
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
Lucknow – 226025, Uttar Pradesh
E-mail: dubeybbau@gmail.com,
Mobile: 09415154484; 09198633366

RC-6: Sociology of Religion

Convenor: Ramanuj Ganguly (Till December 2019, elected for the first time at Lucknow conference [2017])
Professor, Department of Sociology
West Bengal State University, Barasat
Kolkata - 700126
West Bengal
E. mail: rg.wbsu@gmail.com
Mobile: 09831623471


RC-7: Adivasi and Tribal Studies

Convenor: Sanjay Singh (Till December 2018-first term. Elected as Convenor at Tezpur conference, 2016. Split from previously titled RC 07 'Rural, Peasant and Tribal Communities'.)
Professor of Sociology,
Ram ManoharLohia Law University, Lucknow (UP)
E-mail: sssbps@gmail.com
Mobile: 09450768961

 

RC-8: Inequalities, Stratification and Exclusion Studies

Convenor: Mohammad Salim (Till December 2019, re-elected at Lucknow conference (2017) for another two years. New name for previously titled RC 08 Social 'Stratification, Professions and Social Mobility')
Retd. Professor
New G -27, Hyderabad Colony,

Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi – 221005, Uttar Pradesh
E-mail: msalim500@yahoo.com,
Mobile: 09451810056; 09335664912


RC-9: Dalit Studies

Convenor: Arun Paudmal (Till 2019, elected for the first time at Lucknow conference (2017) for two years)
Dr.Arun Paudmal

        Head Department of Sociology,  
        Yashwantrao Chavan(KMC)College,
        Gangawesh,Kolhapur-416012.(MS)

        Mob-09822494137

 

RC-10: Gender Studies

         Convener (Adhoc): Jyoti Saikia  ( Adhoc till the next Business meeting during AISC )
         Dibrugarh University
         Assam
         Email:  jpsaikia.2012@gmail.com
         Mobile: 9954806855

RC-11: Sociology of Environment

Convenor: Anoop Kumar Singh (Till December 2018, second/ last term )
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
DAV PG College, Kanpur-208016, Uttar Pradesh
E-mail: dr.anoopsinghdav@gmail.com
Mobile: 09415126765

 

RC-12: Sociology of Health, Ageing and Well-Being

Convenor: Amarendra Mahapatra (Till December 2018, second/ last term Convenor of the previous RC 12 titled 'Population, Health & Society')
Research Scientist B

Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR),
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,
Dept.of Health Research (Govt. of India),
Chandrashakarapur,Bhubaneswar-751023, Odisha
E-mail: amarmaha@gmail.com,
Mobile: 09437694368

 

RC-13: Science, Technology & Society

Convenor: Bipul Kumar Bhadra (Till December 2018, second/ term )

Retd. Professor

Abhyudoy Housing, Flat No. B-25/8, ECTP Phase-IV
EM Bypass, Gold Park,
P.O. EKTP, Kolkata- 700 107
E-mail: bipul.bhadra@gmail.com,
Mobile: 09051138751

 

 RC-14: Globalization and Culture

Convenor: V. P. Singh (Till December 2019, first term, RC 14 titled differently earlier as 'Culture and Communication')
Professor, Centre for Globalization and Development Studies
University of Allahabad
Allahabad - 211002
Uttar Pradesh
E. mail: etdrvps@gmail.com
Mobile: 09235608187

 

RC-15: Agrarian Structure and Social Transformation

Convenor: N.K. Bhargava (Till 2019, re-elected for another two years at Lucknow conference (2017), the name of earlier RC 15 was 'Social Change and Development')
Retd. Professor

91 Gokul Nagar, Near Bohra Ganesh Temple
Udaipur – 313001, Rajasthan
E-mail: naresh.bhargava@gmail.com,
Mobile: 09414165021

 

RC-16: Work, Labour and Organization

Convenor: P. S. Vivek (Till December 2018, appointed by MC in June 2016, Pune and was elected by the Business meeting of RC 16 at Tezpur conference for two years. The name of the previous RC 16 was 'Urban and Industrial Studies' )
Retd. Professor

G-2-B Pramila CHS,
Manipada, Vidyanagari,
Santacruz (E) Mumbai-400098
E-mail: psvivek318@gmail.com,
Mobile: +91-9867662587

 

RC-17: Sociology of Social Movements

Convenor: Gayatri Bhattacharya (Till December 2018, appointed by MC in June 2016, Pune and was elected by the Business meeting of RC 16 at Tezpur conference for two years. The name of the previous RC 16 was 'Urban and Industrial Studies' )
Professor, Department of Sociology,
University of Calcutta, A.P.C. Road
Kolkata – 700004, West Bengal
E-mail: gayatrib18@gmail.com,
Mobile: 09836740688


RC-18: Social Demography

Convenor: Udai Bhan Singh (Till December 2018 as Convenor second term for previously titled RC 19 'Sociology of Ageing')
Associate Professor & Head
Department of Sociology, Feroze Gandhi College
Raebareli - 229001
Uttar Pradesh
E-mail: ub_singh69@yahoo.co.in
Mobile: 09415722724


RC-19: Urban Studies

Convenor: Kulvinder Kaur (Adhoc for one year till the next Business meeting during AISC, split from RC 16 titled 'Urban and Industrial Sociology')
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi - 110025
E. Mail:
kulwinder10@gmail.com
Mobile: 08800442173

 

RC-20: Media Studies

Convenor: Kali Nath Jha (Till December 2018, second/last term as Convener of previously titled RC 20 ‘Leisure and Tourism’)
Associate Professor

Department of Sociology,
Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya
Sagar 470 003, Madhya Pradesh
E-mail: kalinathjha@rediffmail.com,
Mobile: 09981758776

 

RC-21: Political Sociology

Convenor: S.N. Chaudhury (Split from RC 03 Economy, Society and Polity and renamed from previously titled RC 21 'Social Problems and Marginalized Groups' Convener of old RC 21 till December 2018, second/last term.)
Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies
Barkatullah University, Bhopal, 462026, Madhya Pradesh
E-mail: rajivchairbpl@rediffmail.com,
Mobile: 09425011383

 

RC-22: Conflict and Violence Studies

Convenor: Aneesa Shafi (Adhoc for one year till the next Business meeting during AISC)
Head, Department of Sociology
University of Kashmir, Hazratbal
Srinagar - 190006
Jammu and Kashmir
E. mail: aneesashafi@yahoo.co.in
Mobile: 09419007004

 

RC-23: Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance

Convenor: Ramesh Makwana (Merged with RC 18 'Sociology of Crime and Deviance'. Convenor of previously titled RC 18 till December 2018, second term)
Professor, P.G, Department of Sociology,
Sardar Patel University
Vallabh Vidya Nagar - 388 120
Gujarat
E-mail:
drrhmakwanaspu@yahoo.com
Mobile: 09824155903

 

RC-24: Sociology of Childhood and Youth

Convenor: Piyali Sur (Till December 2019, elected for the first time at Lucknow conference [2017])
Associate Professor
Dept. of Sociology
Jadavpur University
Kolkata - 700032
West Bengal
E. Mail: piyali.sur@gmail.com
Mobile: 9674041212 

 

RC-25: Sociology of Sports

Convenor: Vishesh Gupta (Till December 2019, elected for the first time at Lucknow conference (2017). AG 02 upgraded to RC status)
Ag. Principal/ Associate Professor of Sociology
MH (PG) College
Moradabad - 244001
Uttar Pradesh
E. mail: guptavishesh56@gmail.com
Mobile: 09412246301

RC-26: Minority Studies   

        Convenor (Adhoc) : Khwaja Mohd. Ziyauddin ( Adhoc till the next Business   meeting during AISC )
        Associate Professor
        Asst. Professor-cum-Asst. Director (Sociology)         
        Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP),             
        Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Gachibowli,
        Hyderabad-500032
        Email: ziyadse@gmail.com
        Contact: +91 9966255073

RC-27: Sociology of Care

Convenor: Samita Manna (Till December 2019. Re-elected Convener of AG 04 on 'Mother and Motherhood'. AG Group 4 upgraded to RC with the changed name, 'Sociology of Care')
Department of Sociology
Kalyani University, Kalyani
Nadia - 741235
West Bengal
E-mail:
samita.manna@gmail.com
Mobile: 09433915185

 

NOTE:

All RC members who have current membership for 2/5 years in RCs whose names have changed are informed that they can choose to be part of their previously named RC or change to new RCs by informing the Society's office. Their membership will remain valid for the years for which they have paid their dues.

Members of Adhoc Groups will have to pay 5 year membership from 2018 onwards for the new RCs 25, 26 and 27.

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