Sikkim University

Dr. Charisma K. Lepcha

Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: 28/04/2014
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Academic record & distinction [Masters onwards]

MA, PhD (Anthropology) North-Eastern Hill University

Gold Medalist (MA Anthropology, 2008)

UGC-NET (2008) in Anthropology

PhD Topic: “Religion, Culture, and Identity: A Comparative Study on the Lepchas of Dzongu, Kalimpong and Ilam”


Areas of Specialization

Social-Cultural Anthropology 


Sample Publication

  1. Lepcha, Charisma K. (2013) ‘The Downfall of Lepcha Language and its Road to Revival’. In S. Imtiaz Hasnain and Sangeeta Bagga–Gupta (eds), Alternative Voices: (Re)searching Language, Culture, Identity. New Castle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 4438-4716.
  2. Lepcha, Charisma K. (2013) ‘Influence of Buddhism on Traditional Lepcha Religion’ In Lalrinnunga Hmar (ed) Religion, Beliefs and Practices in North East India. New Delhi: Mittal Publications, pp. 77-91.
  3. Lepcha, Charisma K. (2013) ‘Gods and Demons in Traditional Lepcha Religion’, Himalaya Research Journal, 2: 107-14.

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