Educational qualification:

  • MA, M.Phil, PhD (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi) 
  • Specialization: Archaeology, Prehistory and Ancient History 

Course engagement:

Others: 

  • Editor, The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Member, Research and Development Cell 
  • Member, Placement & Career Counselling Cell
  • Former, Photography Club In-charge
  • Former, Member of Sports Committee

Published Works:

  • Debbarma, Biswajit (2014). A Preliminary Survey of Fossil-wood Tools in the Saidra Valley, Tripura in Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, 74th Session Cuttack, 2013 published in Indian History Congress, Delhi, 2014, ISSN 2249-1937.
  • Debbarma, Biswajit (2014). Report of a Preliminary Survey in the Saidra Valley of Tripura in 50 Years After Daojali-Hading: Emerging Perspectives in the Archaeology of Northeast India Essays in Honour of Tarun Chandra Sharma (ed.) by Tiatoshi Jamir & Manjil Hazarika, Research India Press, New Delhi, 2014, ISBN 978-81-89131-906.

Editorial:

  • Khan, Tabassum, Vivolhuno Punyu and Biswajit Debbarma (2021), The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Annual Journal of Unity College, Dimapur, Nagaland, ISSN 2319-9970.
  • Punyu, Vivolhuno and Biswajit Debbarma (2022), The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Annual Journal of Unity College, Dimapur, Nagaland, ISSN 2319-9970.
  • Punyu, Vivolhuno, Biswajit Debbarma and Tonpangkumla (2023), The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Annual Journal of Unity College, Dimapur, Nagaland, ISSN 2319-9970.
  • Debbarma, Biswajit (2023), Culture in North East India: Past and Present, Proceedings of the National Seminar 8th-9th December, 2022, Heritage Publishing House, Dimapur, Nagaland, ISBN 978-93-87837-58-4.

Paper Presented:

  • A Preliminary Survey of Fossil-wood Tools in the Saidra Valley, Tripura.’ Paper presented in the Archaeology Section in the Proceedings of Indian History Congress, 74th Session, Cuttack, Ravenshaw University, Odisha, December 28-30, 2013.
  • Report of A Preliminary Survey of Fossil-wood Tools in the Haora Valley, Tripura.’ Regional Workshop jointly organized by the Department of History & Archaeology, Nagaland University and the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi held from 15th-22nd March, 2014.

Professional Experience:

  • Indorkheda Excavation [Trench Supervisor], Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, carried out by Dr. Supriya Varma, Associate Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Dr. Jaya Menon, Associate Professor, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh from December to January 2008-2009.
  • Indorkheda Excavation [Trench Supervisor], Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, carried out by Dr. Supriya Varma, Associate Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Dr. Jaya Menon, Associate Professor, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh from December to January 2009-2010.
  • Participated in Kadebakele Excavation, Karnataka, carried out by Professor Kathleen D. Morrison, University of Chicago, and Professor Carla Sinopoli, University of Michigan, from 1st-16th February, 2010.
  • Conducted an intensive survey at the Site of Rohanakhurd, Uttar Pradesh in April 2011, under Dr. Jaya Menon, Associate Professor, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and Dr. Supriya Varma, Associate Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Conducted a preliminary field survey in the Saidra/Haora Valley, Baramura, West District of Tripura, to document the prehistoric sites of the region in September-October 2011, as part of my Master of Philosophy Dissertation, to be submitted at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Rohana Khurd Excavation [Trench Supervisor], Muzzafarnagar, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, carried out by Dr. Supriya Varma, Associate Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Deepak K. Nair, PhD, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University from November to January 2011-12.
  • Participated in a systematic survey in Ahar, Uttar Pradesh, in February 2013 to document and make systematic collection of ceramics from the site, under Aadil Zubair, PhD Research Scholar, at Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Participated in a systematic field survey in Hoshangabad and Sehore districts at the site of Saru-Maru and Lakha Jaur (Buddhist Monastic Complexes), District Sehore in March 2013, under L. Lamminthang Simte, PhD Research Scholar, at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Conducted a Systematic Survey at Sonai, Tripura, to systematically document and collect fossil-wood tools samples as part of Doctorate of Philosophy Thesis, to be submitted at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University from October to November 2013.
  • Participated as Post-Doctorate Fellow of Mandu Archaeological Mission 2020, held in Madhya Pradesh conducted by Dr. Anne Casile, French National Research Institute For Sustainable Development (IRD), French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP), Puducherry, and Dr. Supriya Varma, Associate Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, from 21-02-2020 to 30-06-2020.
  • Conducted Two Day National Seminar as a Convener titled ‘Culture in North East India: Past and Present,’ sponsored by ICSSR, Delhi, organized by Department of History, Unity College, Dimapur, Nagaland from 8th-9th December, 2022.

Workshops:

  • Attended a Week-long Workshop on Ceramic Classification and Artifact Drawing at the State Museum, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, organized by the Archaeological Survey of India in July 2010.
  • Attended a two-day Workshop on Ceramic and Artifact Classification and Drawing at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi conducted by Dr. Jaya Menon, Aligarh Muslim University on 21-23 July 2010.
  • Attended a day Workshop on Ceramic Analysis and Drawing Workshop at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi conducted by Gwendolyn Kelly, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA on 6th November 2010.
  • Participated in the Workshop titled, ‘Between a Rock and Hard Place: An Informal Introduction to Stone Tools’, conducted by Dr. Parth R. Chauhan, Stone Age Institute, Bloomington, Indiana, held on 24th August 2011, at the Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Participated in a two-day Workshop titled, “Ceramics: An Experimental Approach” organized by the Workshop Committee of Deccan College, Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Pune in collaboration with Aakar Pot Art, Indapur held on 30th and 31st of March 2012.
  • Participated in the Regional Workshop on “Experimental Lithic Knapping & Microware Studies” jointly organized by the Department of History & Archaeology, Nagaland University and the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi held from 15th to 22nd March 2014.
  • Participated in the Workshop on ‘Archaeological Methods’ led by Professor Andrew M. Bauer and Professor Peter Johansen, organized by the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS), Center for Art and Archaeology, Gurugram, Haryana, India from 25th to 29th June 2018.
  • Participated in the One-Day Workshop on ‘Basics of Research Paper Writing’ organized by Research Committee, Unity College, in collaboration with Research Committee, Dimapur Government College, Dimapur, Nagaland on 19th March 2022.
  • Participated in the International Workshop titled “Introduction to Digital Archaeology: Northeast India”, organized in joint collaboration by Kiel University, Germany & Nagaland University, India, held at Nagaland University, Kohima Campus, Kohima from 15th to 21st March 2024.