National Seminar
Contemporary Visual Culture, Practice and Possibilities of North East India”,
organised by
The Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, Kolkata
Pragjyotish Centre for Cultural Research, Guwahati
in collaboration with
The Department of Archaeology, Cotton University, Guwahati
on 4th and 5th January 2019,
at the Conference Hall & Room no. 311,
MCB Building, Cotton University from 09.30 am


Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Cotton University Prof. Bhabesh Chandra Goswami has kindly consented to inaugurate the National Seminar. Sri Sanjib Gohain Baruah, IAS, Secretary to the Hon’ble Governor of Assam will grace the event as the Chief Guest and Smt. Anjana Barua Sharma, General Manager (HR), Guwahati Refinery, IOCL will grace the occasion as the Guest of Honour. 


Confirmed Speakers of the National Seminar:

Amrita Gupta Singh (Art Historian and Writer, Programme Director, Mohile Parikh Center for Visual Arts, Mumbai)

Manoj Barpujari (Film Critic, Guwahati)

Moirangthem Monali (Art Historian, Manipur)

Moushumi Kandali (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University)

Nikhileswar Baruah (Visiting Faculty, Dept. of Design, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)

Phanindra Talukdar (Art Historian and Independent Curator, Guwahati)

Pramit Parna Paul (Assistant Professor, Govt. College of Art & Craft, Agartala)

Raj Kumar Mazinder (Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Arts, Assam University, Silchar)

Registration: There is No Registration fee, however, for participation and registration, please drop an email to: Phanindra Talukdar, Secretary, Pragjyotish Centre for Cultural Research (, 7086769350) and/or Dr. Manjil Hazarika, Department of Archaeology, Cotton University ( mentioning the following information:

Name of the Participant:
Institutional Affiliation:
Email ID:
Mobile No:

Only the registered participants will receive Certificate of Participation.


Your presence in the programme is highly solicited. You may also share the information with your students, PhD scholars, colleagues and friends. 




Programme Details of 4th January'18


Programme Details of 5th January'18