Dr. Seema Mamta Minz
Association with University : 11-05-2011 to till date
Ph.D. from Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya (2010)
Master Degree in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology - Gold Medalist from Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya
E-mail : seema [dot] minz @ cuj.ac.in
Mobile (1) : +91-8521082123 | Mobile (2) : +91-9852721220
Interest Area / Specialization :
Archaeology, Museology, Traditional Art and Craft, Tribal Studies
Authored Books :
Itkhori: An Archaeological Study, Publisher - Directorate of Culture, Govt. of Jharkhand, ISBN 978-81-941895-0-3.
Publication (Book Chapter) :
Title of Book Chapter - Ethnography : An emerging trend in Rock Art Research, Book Name - Tribal Studies in India : Perspectives of History, Archaeology and Culture, Publisher : Springer, ISBN 978-981-32-9025-9.
Title of Book Chapter - Jain iconography of Jharkhand, Book Name - Art, Architecture and Archaeology of India, Publisher - Avon Publication, ISBN 978-93-8183-987-4.
Publication (Research Journals) :
Journal of Historical Research, University Department of History, Ranchi University, Vol. XLVII (Nos. 1-2) 2005-2006, Topic- “Hazaribagh” The Treasure Place of Pala Art.
Journal of Historical Research, University Department of History, Ranchi University, Vol. 51-52, 2009-2010, Topic: The Early Farming Community of Jharkhand.
Srijit (Journal of Heritage Association of India) Vol.-1 ISSN No. 2320-0766, Topic: Jain Art of Jharkhand.
Pragya Bharti (Journal of K.P. Jaiswal Research Institute, Patna, Bihar), Topic: Temple Architecture of Ancient Jharkhand with Special Refrence to Khakparta.
Purakala (Journal of Rock Art Society of India) Vol.20-21 , ISSN No. 0971-2143, Topic: Discovery of religious petroglyphs from Datri; Central Jharkhand.
Madhya Bharti, Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 78, January-June 2020, ISSN: 0974-0066, Topic: Rock Art of Pata Tangar, Jharkhand: An Archaeological Study.
Journal of Third Concept , Vol. 34, No. 398-399, April- May 2020, ISSN 0970-7247, Topic: Tribal Contestants of Jharkhand in Hockey.
Journal Dharmadoot, Vol. 57, November, 2020, ISSN 23473428, Topic: Tara Cult: The Lost Religious Practice in the Adjoining Area of Bodhgaya, India.
Journal: Kalakalp, Vol IV, Number 2, 2020, ISSN 2456-8201, Topic: The Sandsi Kutasi Rituals of the Asurs: A Socio-Sacred Tradition of Early Metallurgist Tribe of Jharkhand, India.
Journal: Madhya Bharti, Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 80, January-June 2022, ISSN: 0974-0066, The Unnoticed Rock Art of Simgeda, Jharkhand: An Introductory Archaeological Study.
Online Course Development :
Prepared an online study material on “Ethnoarchaeology” in the national level MHRD sponsored online reference course (ARPIT) on Archaeology on SWAYAM platform, designed and developed by the UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar.
Prepared an online course for the Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Mumbai University, Mumbai on the topics Understanding of Tribe and Nature of Indian Tribal Struggle in the 20th Century and Marxist and Neo-Marxist Understanding of Class.
Ongoing writing work for the online course for the Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Mumbai University, Mumbai on the topics of (a) Labour in Organized and Unorganized Sector, (b) Issues of Women and Child Labour, (c) Impact of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization.
Research Projects :
Research project archaeological documentation in the District of Hazaribagh, 2010-11, Funding Agency Dept. of Tourism, Art Culture Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt. of Jharkhand.
Documentation work and survey work of the Ichak Temple Archaeological Site cum Book Writing.
Ongoing project on the topic of Archival, Non archival and Oral Source based compilation and Analysis of Bir Budhu Bhagat and Revolt of 1831-32, funded by Dr Ram Dayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute, Ranchi.
Consultancy Assignments :
Cultural Impact Assessment in Chhattarpur, Madhya Pradesh, Funded by RIO TINTO, AUSTRALIA.
Social Impact Assessment in Jharkhand, 2015-18, Funded by Department of Revenue, Registration and Land Reform, Govt. of Jharkhand.
Grants and Fellowships :
ICHR Fellowship for Ph.D. (Indian Council for Historical Research)
Rajeev Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) for pursuing Ph.D by UGC.
Awards and Honours :
Awarded “Gour Samaan" and Gold Medal for being the topper in M.A. examination.
Other Engagements :
Visiting faculty, PG in Archaeology and Museology, vocational course, Ranchi University, Ranchi, 2010 to 2013.
Visiting faculty in the Department of Anthropology, Vinoba Bhave University, 2017.
Delivered invited lectures in various workshops, institutions and universities.