Centre for Social Justice and Governance,
School of Social Work - Mumbai Campus
Biswaranjan Tripura teaches Indigenous/Tribal Studies within the Centre for Social Justice and Governance, School of Social Work at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India. Currently, as the recipient of Bread for the World Development Scholarship, he is pursuing PhD in International Development Studies at the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. His research interest includes anthropology of everyday state and development, indigenous studies, decolonial studies, governance, indigenous education, political economy and Northeast India studies. His writings have appeared in Journal of Asian and African Studies; Economic and Political Weekly; Indian Journal of Social Work; Social Action; Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Policy and Practice; Social Work with Groups; Journal of Tribal Intellectual Collective India; Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Social Work. He is the author of ‘Educational Experiences of Indigenous peoples’ (2014), New Delhi, Mittal Publication. He is also a member of Tribal Intellectual Collective India, LAYA, United Tiprasa Forum, and the British Association for South Asian Studies.
Anthropology of State and Development, Political Economy , Social Movement, Autonomy Movement, Governance, Indigenous Education, International social work, Indigenous/Tribal Studies, Northeast India, decolonizing ethnography
2014. Educational Experiences of Indigenous Peoples, New Delhi, Mittal Publication.
2019. Revisiting the Method of Social Welfare Administration in Social Work Education, Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action, Vol.4, Issue 1, No.5 pp.63-75, 2019.
2015. Indigenous peoples question in Tripura: Dialogue between its past and present. In Alex Akhup 'Identities and their Struggles in North-East’. Kolkata-Adivaani Publishers, pp.151-179.
2015. “Tribe Centric Education and Pedagogy-From the Lived Experiences of Tribes within a multicultural society” in Vulli Dhanaraju “Debating Tribal Identity: Past and Present”, pp.309-321, Dominant Publishers, New Delhi.
2015. Structure, Consciousness and Social Transformation-The Adivasis in Thane District, Maharashtra, by Denzil Saldanha,2015, New Delhi: Aakar Books, pp 593, Price: 1695/- in Indian Journal of Social Work. Vol.76 (3),481-484, July,2015
2013. "International Social Work-An Indian Experience" in Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Social Work Vol.1, Issue 3 No.1 pp.1 to 24, October (ISSN 2320-2130).
2013. “Tribal Question in Tripura: Dialogue between its Past and Present”, in Journal of Tribal Intellectual Collective India, Vol.1, Issue 2, No.3 pp. 41 to 65, December (ISSN 2321-5437).
2012. Educational Experiences of Indigenous People with Special Reference to Tripura, North- East India, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Volume 2 (6), 217-227, June (ISSN:2249-7315).
2013. The Uttarakhand Disaster-Impact Assessment Report”, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, August, 2013, (Contribution in a Report)
Governance and Development in Tribal Areas of North-East India-A Comparative study between Manipur and Tripura, Sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, 2016 to 2018
Situating violence against women within gender system-A study among tribes of North East India(Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Meghalaya), Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi,2013-2016
Uttarakhand Disaster ImpacSocial Audit Assessment Team as part of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), Sponsored by Ministry of Rural Development, India, 2013
Social Audit Assessment Team as part of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), Sponsored by the Ministry of Rural Development, India
Tribe, State, and Governance
Foundation Course: Tribal Situation in India
International Social Work and Indigenous Peoples
Adivasi and Dalit Movement: Theory and Practices
Social Welfare Administration
Rural, Rurality, Caste, and Tribe (Theory and Fieldwork Practicum)