Wednesday, January 7, 2009

‘Exploring the History, Culture and Identity of the Chin Groups’

Here is the list of papers presented at the International seminar on ‘Exploring the History, Culture and Identity of the Chin Groups’
13-16 October 2008
Organized by:
Department of History and Ethnography,
Mizoram University, Aizawl
Collaboration with
The Chin National Council And The Chin Forum
Sponsored by:
The Euro Burma Office, Brussels.

Source: Dr. Laiu Fachhai; International Seminar on CHIN GROUPS successful: Report, (

1. Ethnicity Theory, Linguistics, and Chin Identity – Prof FK Lehman, Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics, Cognitive Science, University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign, USA.
2. Contested Nomenclatures: The Kuki-Chin-Mizo Perspective – Dr TT Haokip, Rader, Department of Political Science, Manipur University, Imphal, India.
3. Imperative Clauses in Lai and Mizo – Prof George Bedell, Professor of Linguistics, Payap University, Thailand.
4. Origin and Development of Mizo Language and Literature: Early Period – Prof Laltluangliana Khiangte, Department of Mizo, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India.
5. The Kuki-Chin-Mizo: Identity and the Vagaries of Ethnonym – Mr Helkhomang Touthan, Research Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Manipur University, Imphal, India.
6. The Origin of Chin – Dr Lian H Sakhong – Director of Research, Euro-Burma Office and Member, Chin Forum.
7. Historical and Cultural Background of the Chins – Dr Priyadarshini M Gangte, Lecturer, Damdei Christian College, Imphal, India.
8. The Koms of Manipur – Dr Nongthombam Jiten, Research Associate in the Centre for Myanmar Studies, Manipur University, Imphal, India, and Manilei Serto, Lecturer, RK Sanatombi Devi College of Education, Imphal, India.
9. The Early History of the Chins – Chawn Kio, Retd Teacher, Burma.
10. History, Culture, and Worldview: The Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Chin-Lusei – H Vanlalhruaia, Research Scholar, Department of History, Hyderabad, India.
11. Rethinking Sacred Geography of the Chins in the Historical Context – Malsawmdawnglian Lailung, Research Scholar, Department of History, University of Hyderabad, India.
12. The Chins in Manipur – D Michael Lunminthang Haokip, Research Scholar, Department of Political Science, Manipur University, Imphal, India.
13. Emergence of Sukte Paramontcy in Northern Chin Hills: Origin and Development – Dr Pum Khan Pau, Lecturer, Department of History, Dharmanagar College, Tripura, India.
14. Emergence of Chin Hills Regulations 1896: Its Scope and Importance in History – Lian Uk, Member, Chin Forum.
15. Institution of Slavery in the Chin Hills: A Study – Dr AK Thakur, Reader, Department of History, NEHU, Shillong, India.
16. Chin-Lushai Conference – Dr C Lalthlengliana, Lecturer, Department of History, Aizawl West College, Aizawl, India.
17. The Sacrificial Post of the Chins in Burma and the Lusei: A Comparative Study – Mr Malsawmliana, Lecturer, Department of History, Govt, R Romana College, Aizawl, India.
18. ‘Chin’ – The Mother Lode of Zo Traditional Society – Dr V Ruata Rengsi, Reader, Department of History, NEHU, Shillong, India.
19. Development of Hill Region through Integrated Farming Village Project – Dr Salai Tun Than, California, USA.
20. Hypertext in Chin-Kuki History – Dr MN Rajest, Lecturer, Department of History, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.
21. The Origin of the Maras and their Migration with Reference to their Chin Hills Settlement – Dr K Zohra, Lecturer, Department of History, Saiha College, Siaha, India.
22. Becoming a Foreigner in One’s Own Land: The Mara People’s Experience of the Division of their Land – Dr Laiu Fachhai, Visiting Professor, John Roberts Theological Seminary, Shillong, India.
23. Chhinlung: Myth and History in the Creation of Identity – Dr Joy Pachuau, Assistant Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
24. Globalization: The Mizoram Experience – Prof Margaret Ch. Zama, Department of English, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India.
25. Fragmented Identity in the Era of Globalization: A Case Study of the Kuki-Mizo-Chin Tribes – Lianboi Vaiphei, Lecturer, Indraprastha College, New Delhi, India.
26. Post-Colonial History of the Chins – Chungkhosei Baite, Research Scholar, Department of Political Science, Manipur University, Imphal, India.
27. Traditional Cuisines of North East India: Fermented Food with Innovative Nutraceuticals – Taurine: Assurance to Sound Health – Prof RC Gupta, Nagaland University, Medziphema, India.
28. Mizo Food and Globalization – Dr Cherrie L Chhangte, Lecturer, Department of English, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India.
29. Traditional Chin Music – Salai Tawna, Switzerland.
30. Acculturation and Aspects of Identity in the Prediction of General Wellbeing – Dr C Lalfamkima Varte, Reader, Department of Psychology, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India.
31. Peace in Mizoram: A Study of the Role of Students in the Peace Process – Dr JV Hluna, Reader, Department of History, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, India.
32. A Century of Struggle for Zo Reunification: Prospects and Problems – Dr Sangkima, Principal, Govt. Aizawl College, Aizawl, India.
33. Prof Vanlalchhuanawma, Vice Principal, Aizawl Theological College, Aizawl, India.


Maraland said...

I rawn pho chhuak thra hle mai... mahse a in ziahdan hi a mi i copy paste mai ni in a lang... word to word, Saiha pawh Siaha tih in a lang... no. 33 pawh title a om lo velh...

Putting link to the original source wouldn't have hurt?

Theuneulo said...

Maraland: ka lo theihnghilh palh liau liau a ni e. A source hi ka lo dah tawh e.