Academic qualification

  • MA, Net, PhD (Nagaland University)
  • Specialisation- Sociology of Religion, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies

Course engagements

  • Sociological Theories, Sociology of Religion, Urban Sociology, Indian Society, Development Studies; Reading, Writing and Understanding Sociology.

Others

  • Member, Literary Committee
  • Member, Attendance Committee
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Sociology, Nagaland University

Conference/ Workshops/Seminars/Webinars

  • Workshop on Research Methodology For Ph.D Students in Social Sciences from 14th to 23rd March 2016, organised by Department of Commerce, Nagaland University, Kohima Campus.
  • Indian Sociological Society Young Researcher Workshop on Challenges of doing Ethnography Today hosted by the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University from 26th-27th December 2016.
  • 42nd All India Sociological Conference on Rethinking Sociological Traditions in India hosted by Department of Sociology, Tezpur University from 27th-30th December 2016.
  • Panelist in the National Seminar on Challenges and Issues of the Tribals in India, organised by Department of Sociology, Tetso College, Dimapur from 24th-25th March 2017.
  • Presentation on Retracing the Role and Status of Women in Religious Practices: A Study of Sumi Nagas at a National Seminar on Women in North East India through the lens of Cultural Memory organised by Department of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University from 27t -28th November 2017.
  • Workshop from 14th-15th November 2019 on Research Ethics, Paper Writing & IPR, organized and sponsored by UGC-SAP (DRS-III), Department of Botany and Advance Level Institutional Biotech Hub, Nagaland University, Lumami.
  • Participated in an International Webinar on 150 Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Reflections from Beyond the Past and into the Future on 31st August 2020, organized by Tezpur University Assam, India & Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland UK & Indian Community Centre Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
  • National Webinar Gendered Mission: The American Baptist Mission and Women’s Work for Women in North East India 1836-1950 on 19th September 2020, organized by Department of History and IQAC Sazolie College, Kohima.
  • National Level Online Faculty Development Programme on Effective Teaching Techniques and Skills for Career Advancement held from 23rd-28th June 2021, organized by Faculties of Science Stream, Sao Chang, Tuensang.
  • Session Moderator in ICSSR sponsored two day National Seminar on The Quest for Emancipation: Intellectual Traditions among the Dalits and Tribes in India, organized by the Department of History, Tetso College Dimapur in collaboration with Sacred Heart College, Vellore on 10th-11th February 2022.
  • Moderator Web-talk on Environmental Sociology with Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma, organized by Department of Sociology, Tetso College on 25th April 2022.
  • Moderator on Seminar Rethinking Social Research in North East India with Dr. Kanato Chophy, organized by Department of Sociology, Tetso College, 12th August 2022.
  • Subject Expert in Research Colloquium organized by Research and Development Cell, Eastern Christian College on the topic “Emerging Generation of Naga Women Entrepreneurs.”
  • Presented a paper on Naga Christianity: Indigenized Christainity in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on 75 Years of India’s Achievements: Ideas and Resolve organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Jakhama, Nagaland on 14th-15th April 2023.
  • Convenor, ICSSR-NERC sponsored two day National Seminar on Religion and Society of North East India: Exploring New Frontiers organized by Department of Sociology, Unity College, 27th-28th March 2024.

Publications:

  • Shohe, Loina (2019). ‘Retracing the Role and Status of Women in Religious Practices: A Study of Sumi Nagas’, in Mandakini Baruah (ed) Women and Urbanity: Cultural Memory of North –East India, Tezpur University, Tezpur.
  • Shohe, Loina (2020). ‘Naga Indigenous Religions: Reconstructing its Nomenclatures’, in Panjab University Research Journals (Arts) XLVII: 10-27 (December, 2020). ISSN: 0970-5260
  • Shohe, Loina (2021). ‘Continuity and Change of Marriage Rituals Among the Naga Tribes of Nagaland: A Brief Comparative Discussion’, in Towards Excellence 13, Issue No.3, September 2021.
  • Short story Where was Tsuli? In Musings de Este (2014) Nagaland’s first e-book anthology of literature and art, published by Tetso College Dimapur. ISBN: 971-81-929456-0-6
  • The Price of a Naga Bride published in the weekly column Degree of Thought, of Morung Express on 23rd April 2014.
  • A write up Reservation: Naga Women and Leadership- Towards a New Orientation published in Nagaland Post, dated 04/01/2017.
  • Article Christianity and The Nagas: The Identity Dilemma in Centennial Souvenir Magazine Lumami Baptist Church (2021).
  • Christianity and Desacralized Naga Indigenous Culture in the weekly column Degree of Thought, of Morung Express on 3rd August 2022

Others:

  • Peer Reviewed: “Dialectics on North East Writings: Theory and Praxis,” Tep, Rozy (ed), 2023, Gospel Printing Press, Dimapur, ISBN 978-93-5526-049-9.
  • Peer Reviewed: “Culture in North East India: Past and Present” Debbarma, Biswajit (ed), 2023, Heritage Publishing House, Dimapur, Nagaland, ISBN 978-93-87837-58-4.
  • Podcast on Introduction to Sociology of Religion in Digital Archive Project, Department of Sociology, Tetso College on 16th February 2022.
  • Talk with NE8, digital branch of Nagaland Post, entitled A Conversation on Decolonizing Naga History published online on 11th February 2024.