The Center for Manipur Studies was established as an area
studies centre under the UGC sponsored scheme with the main
objective of teaching and research in history, culture and
languages etc. for promoting national integration and progress
in a backward and sensitive region of the North Eastern India.
The centre was started in February, 1989 as a Center for Manipuri
Studies and Tribal Research. It was functioning with two
co-ordinator -one for the Center for Manipuri Studies and
the other for Tribal Research. Later the nomenclature was
changed to Center for Manipur Studies. The centre is at present
functioning with a Director, one Section Officer, One Technical
Assistant, two Guests Faculty and one Peon. It has an Advisory
Committee consisting of 16(sixteen) members with the Vice Chancellor
as the Chairman.
The following research monograph are to be published soon viz
The Center has so far published 25(twenty-five) research works.
Some of the recent research monographs that have been published
are "East and South-East Asia : Folklore and Cultural Affinity
with Manipur (Part-I)", "Identities of the migrated people of Manipur" ,
Formation and Functioning of District Councils in Manipur Hills
Tribal Land System in Manipur
Bibliography of Tribal Studies
The kharam Tribe of Manipur.
The centre is also organizing Seminars,
Symposiums and Group Discussions from time to time.
List of Academic Staff at the Center
|Prof Amar Yumnam
|Dr (Ms) Bijayalaxmi Brara
|Dr Aheibam Koireng Singh