Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Psychology

Course Number: HUL 364
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The social being- introducing the social psychological approach, Historical roots, theories and methods. Person and social perception and social judgements. Social cognition and social thinking. The social self- cognitive, affective and behavioural aspects of self. Positive social behaviours-... Read more

Sociology

Course Number: HSL879
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course introduces Political Ecology as a theoretical approach and as a development critique under global capitalism. Political Ecology distinctly applies the principles of political economy to understand the relationship between social ecology, culture, and the environment. This inter-... Read more

Course Number: HSL875
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will familiarize a student with major development issues affecting Northeast India, the shifts in Government of India policy towards North-east India, and how democratization has shaped identity expressions and led to organization of social movements in this region.

Course Number: HSL880
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to advanced topics in Sociology as decided by the instructor.

Course Number: HSL775
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to inter-disciplinary perspectives on agriculture and rural development across the world using historical and contemporary sources.

Course Number: HSL776
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course seeks to critically examine the historical development of capitalism in the context of the advanced industrial and developing societies. It discusses how capitalism as a mode of production has restructured itself over the centuries. Specifically, it discusses the various theories of... Read more

Course Number: HSL874
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will examine how civil society or associational community interacts with the state and the market in India and what implications has it had for the broader processes and institutions of democracy, citizenship and governance.

Course Number: HUL 275
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

Students will be exposed to contemporary themes and debates on connection between environment, development, and society; industrialization and risk society; challenge of sustainable development; perception of the environment, dependence for livelihood, identity, and power on natural resources;... Read more

Course Number: HSL871
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This is a seminar-style course designed to critically interrogate the concept of the state as an object of ethnographic enquiry. The course will attempt to disaggregate the state as a taken-for-granted entity or institution and focus on the multiple ways in which the state can be realized as an... Read more

Course Number: HSV771
Credit: 1.5
Course Objective:

This course seeks to train PG students in ethnographic methods of research in sociology and social anthropology. The course will engage with theoretical, philosophical and methodological debates that have framed the ethnographic project. Issues and challenges in ethnographic research will be... Read more

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