Sikkim University

Name: Dr. Anira Phipon Lepcha
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of joining: 01/05/2014
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Academic degrees

MA (History) North Bengal University
PhD (History) University of Kalyani, West Bengal
PhD Topic: “Marginalised Autochthones: Understanding the Historical Process of Subversion – A Case Study of the Lepcha”


Areas of specialization

Indian National Movement, Tribal and Peasant Movements, Social Movements and History of Science and Technology


Sample Publications

  1. Lepcha, Anira Phipon (2011) ‘The Missionaries and the Rongs of Darjeeling’. In Shesadri Prosad Bose (ed.) Regional Histories and their Possibilities, Malbazaar: Ashadeep Kolkata, pp. 106-120.
  2. Lepcha, Anira Phipon(2010) ‘Social Transformation and the Lephas of Darjeeling Hills: Role of Christian Missionaries’. In Jose Kalapura (ed.) Indian Church History Review, pp.130-150.
  3. Lepcha, Anira Phipon (2007) ‘The Socio-EconomicTensions of the Lepchas in Post Colonial Darjeeling District with special reference to Kalimpong’. In Sailen Debnath (ed.) Social and Political Tensions in North Bengal since 1947. N.L Publishers, pp. 240-248.

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