IMPHAL, July 26: A two-day state level seminar titled ‘Anthropology today: Problem and Prospects’ which started on July 25 at the central hall of DM college of Science concluded today. The seminar was organized by PG department of Anthropology with sponsorship from the state directorate of university and hr. education as part of the 50 years golden jubilee celebration of the department, which was established on July 24, 1961.
The two-day seminar had its main focus on the different contemporary problems and prospects of the subject and the roles of anthropologist in contemporary society.
Various research papers were also presented by scholars pertaining to the subject.
The seminar was participated by the students, teachers and other invitees. The seminar was also attended by Dr. L. Rajendra Singh retired state additional director of university and hr. education as chief guest, N. Kunjabati head of Chemistry dept., DM college of Science.
Prof. K. Saratchandra Singh Dept. of Anthropology M.U., Dr. O Kumar Singh retd principal of Commerce Dept. DM College and Dr. R.k. Ranjit retd regional director, IGNOU Imphal Center also attended the seminar.
According to Ng. Pungfa, selection grade lecture of the PG department of Anthropology, said that the papers presented at this two-day seminar will be published as a book. He also added that a photo exhibition was also performed as part of the golden jubilee celebration at the premise of the department. He added that all images displayed in the exhibition were pertained to the anthropological studies of the state.