Academic qualification

  • MA, PhD (Kumaun University)
  • Specialisation – Medieval Indian History

Course engagements

  • Undergraduate courses: Early Medieval History, Indian Nationalism, European History, World History
  • Postgraduate studies: Nationalism, Colonialism in Southeast Asia (1511 to 1850) 

Others

  • Head of Department 2020 to Present
  • Editor, The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Member, Research and Development Cell
  • Member, Alumni Committee
  • Member, Beekeeping Club 
  • Member, Board of PG Studies in the Department of History & Archaeology , Nagaland University 
  • Member, Board of Studies in History, St. Joseph University, Sovima, Dimapur 
  • Life Member of NEIHA (North East India History Association) 

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Punyü, Vivolhuno. (2023). Matrimonial System: Indigenous Rites and Rituals with Special Reference to Khonoma and Jotsoma Villages in Discourses on Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Nagaland, Pen Thrill Publications, Kohima, ISBN 978-93-93396-31-0. Pp-160-72.
  • Punyü, Vivolhuno. (2023) Cultural Values Embedded in the Morung in The Cultural Heritage Of Nagaland (edited) Chophy, G. Kanato & Choudhuri, Sarit K., Manohar Publications & Distributions, New Delhi, ISBN : 9789391928841. Pp. 247-54.
  • Punyü, Vivolhuno. (2020) Reconstructing Tsana, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Unity College, Dimapur, ISSN: 2319-9970
  • Punyü, Vivolhuno. (2016) Reinterpretation of Nature Through Cultural Values: A Delve into Theyu-u Khupfhünyi genna, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Unity College, Dimapur, ISSN: 2319-9970, pp. 118-22.
  • Punyü, Vivolhuno. (2010) Traditional religious Manifestations and its Adherence in the Contemporary Society- A case Study, NEIHA Proceedings, NEHU, pp.172-85.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS:

  • 8th & 9th December 2022: Presented a paper titled “Indigenous Games and Sports: An Angami Way of Life” at the Two Day ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on the theme “Culture In North East India: Past And Present,” organised by the Department of History, Unity College, Dimapur. 
  • 24th & 25th July 2020: Presented a paper titled “Measures to Cultural Development: A Study on the practices of a Naga Festival” at the Two Day Multi-Disciplinary International Webinar on Social Formation and Cultural Developments of Northeast India and the Neighbouring Regions, organised Research Cell, Don Bosco College, Kohima.
  • 24th-25th September 2019: Presented a paper titled “Matrimonial System: Indigenous Rites and Rituals with Special Reference to Khonoma and Jotsoma Villages” at the National Seminar on Kelhou Zho- Cultural Heritage Among the Tribes of Nagaland: Balancing Tradition and Modernity organised by Baptist College, Kohima Campus.
  • 16th & 17th November 2018: Presented a paper titled “Theories of Origin and Migration of the Nagas” at Two Day National Seminar organised by the Department of History, Don Bosco College, Kohima, on Historical Developments in North-East India: Trends and Perspectives.
  • 21st & 22nd December, 2017: Presented a paper titled “Tracing the Origin and Emigration of the Nagas: A Historical Narration” at Two Day International Seminar organised by Universal Academic Cluster International December Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 29th & 30th September 2015: Presented a paper titled “Cultural Values Embedded in the Morung or the Bachelor’s Dormitory” at Two Day National Seminar organised by Kohima Science College (Autonomous), Jotsoma, Kohima in collaboration with IGRMS, Bhopal on Cultural Heritage of Nagaland.
  • 7th & 8th September 2015: Presented a paper titled “Reinterpretation of Nature Through Cultural Values: A Delve into Theyu-u Khupfhünyi genna” at Two Day UGC sponsored National Seminar on Reviewing India’s North East: Ethnicity, Environment and Culture organised by Unity College, Dimapur.
  • 4th & 5th April, 2014: Presented a paper titled “Legendary Story of Hiekha and Ngunyü-ü” at Two Day Symposium on Naga Oral Literature organized by Sahitya Akademi, NECOL, in association with the Nagaland University.
  • 11th & 12th March 2011: Presented a paper titled “Angami Feasts of Merit: A Forgotten Value” at Two Day National Seminar on Ethnicity, Ethno-nationality and Culture: Explorations into Identity Formation in North East India organised by ICHR, North East Regional Centre, Guwahati.
  • 14th to 16th February, 2010: Presented a paper titled “Traditional Religious Manifestations and its Adherence in today’s society: A case study” at XXXI Annual Conference of North East India History Association, Don Bosco College, Tura, Meghalaya.

FACULTY INDUCTION PROGRAMME/FDPs:

  • Faculty Induction Programme from 2nd November-4th December 2020 under HRDC, NEHU.
  • One week online Faculty Development Programme from 18th-25th August 2020 on “ICT Enhanced Teaching Learning and Creating MOOCs” by Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, and Shivaji College, University of Delhi, under MHRD, PMMMNMTT
  • One week online FDP on Advanced Pedagogical Techniques from 30-06-21 to 06-07-21 organised by Ramanujan College under PMMMNMTT.
  • One week online FDP on Safety and Security in online Teaching from 22/06/21 to 28/06/21 organised by Ramanujan College under PMMMNMTT.
  • 8 days online FDP on NEP 2020 Orientation and Sensitization Programme from 11/12/23 to 22/12/23 organised by UGC-Malaviya Mission Teacher Training Centre, NEHU (formerly UGC-Human Resource Development Centre).

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Life member of the North East India History Association since 2010.
  • Member, Board of Studies in faculty of Arts for the Department of History, St. Joseph University, Dimapur.
  • Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies, Nagaland University.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Convenor, NAAC Sponsored National Seminar on “Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in North East India: Issues and Challenges” organised by IQAC, Unity College, Dimapur, from 21st-22nd November, 2019. 
  • Moderator, ICCSR-NERC Sponsored National Seminar on “Religion and Society of North East India: Exploring New Frontiers,” 27th March-28th March 2024, organized by Department of Sociology, Unity College, Dimapur.