1. Name of the Faculty
Name of the School
Mr. Debiprasad Pramanik Liberal Arts & Human Sciences
Student Achievements Generated interest in Yoga studies
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year
• Research Work
• Publications
• Expert Lecture series
• Awards
Delivered a lecture at UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur on 05/09/20
Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

N.A.
Partnerships & Collaborations N.A.
2. Faculty Name:
Name of the School
Fidji Milet
Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Centre
Student Achievements NA
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year
● Research Work
● Publications
● Expert Lecture series
● Awards
NA
Publication Auro Ascent February 2020 21/02/2020 SAILC Team
Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

NA
Partnerships & Collaborations
  • SAILC USA: La Grace Centre South Carolina
  • Sri Aurobindo Society Singapore
  • School of Business, AURO University
  • School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, AURO University
  • Department of Physical Education, AURO University
  • AURO Navjeevan Sanskar Shikshan Kendra (ANSSK)
3. Name of the FacultyName of the School
Name of the Department
Dr. Gurvinder Ahluwalia
Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Psychology
Student Achievements 1. Initiated different scholastic activities, such as psychology club, named Manas; Awareness generation activities e.g. Street Play etc.

2. Shown good result and higher level of interest by achieving 100% in area of psychology.

3. Development of interest in ‘Research’ and ‘Psychological Testing’.

Faculty Achievement in past 1 year

· Research Work

· Publications

· Expert Lecture series

· Awards

Publication and Research Work: Paper published in International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Scopus Journal), E-ISSN: 2277-8616, Vol.-08, Issue-12, 2785-2788, Dec. 2019 on the topic: Spiritual Intelligence in Relation to Expansion and Extension of Potentials in Ageing. SJIF Impact Factor: 7.466

URL: http://www.ijstr.org/final-print/dec2019/Spiritual-Intelligence-In-Relation-To-Expansion-And-Extension-Of-Potentials-In-Ageing.pdf

Expert Lecture:

1. International Conference on Spiritual Perspectives on Creating a Conscious Humanity, Puducherry, India, dated 18-20th Oct, 2019. Paper presentation on – ‘The Role of Spiritual Practices by Expecting Mothers in Creating Awakened Civilization’.

2. International Conference on Science, Education and Humanities, Malaysia, dated 16th August, 2019. Paper Presentation on – ‘Spiritual Intelligence in Relation to Expansion and Extension of Potentials in Ageing’.

Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

N.A.
Partnerships & Collaborations N.A.
4. Name of Faculty
Name of the School
Ms. Juhika Bhanjdeo
School of Liberal Arts and Human Science
Student Achievements
  • Published online Exhibition: https://aurofineartscenter.wixsite.com/mysite
  • Published blog: https://aurolockdowngaller.wixsite.com/website
  • Art exhibition by Students at Auro University.
  • Photography exhibition by students at Auro University.
  • Painting exhibition was held as a part of 102 annual conference of IEA (Indian Economic Association) on 27 December, 2019
  • Photography exhibition was held as a part of 102 annual conference of IEA (Indian Economic Association) on 27 December, 2019
  • Photography competition was organized for Auro University students on 18 March, 2019.
  • Photography exhibition was held as a part of Women’s Day celebration on 8 March, 2020
  • Painting exhibition was held as a part of Women’s Day celebration on 8 March, 2020
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year

· Research Work

· Publications

· Expert Lecture series

· Awards

Research Work:

  • Received Center for Cultural Resources and Training Junior Research Fellowship (CCRT) in the field of Visual Art sub-field Painting.
  • “Seed Money Project” Received from Auro University.

Publication: Work is selected for the cover page of Routledge journal of Postcolonial Writing, Volume 56 November 4 August 2020.

Expert Lecture series:

  • Mr. Gopal Patel was invited to conduct basic calligraphy workshop on 24 November 2019.
  • Mr. Nishit Mehta was invited to conduct basic Cartooning& Caricature Batch 2-on 25-28 Feb, 2020
  • Mr. Nishit Mehta was invited to conduct Art History and Aesthetics lecture on 25-28 Feb, 2020
  • Mr. Nishit Mehta was invited to conduct basic Cartooning& Caricature Batch 2-on 25-28 Feb, 2020
  • Mr. Nishit Mehta was invited to conduct Art History and Aesthetics lecture on 25-28 Feb, 2020
  • Mrs. Shraddha Shah was invited to conduct workshop on Dance Therapy on 5 September, 2020.
  • Krunal Zaveri was invited to conduct workshop on Origami on 1 September, 2020 
  • “The Science and Multilingualism of Carnatic Music”, conducted by SPIC MACAY Surat. The session was addressed by renowned Carnatic Vocalist, Sikkil Gurucharan on 17 October ,2020
Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

N.A.
Partnerships & Collaborations
  • Worked in collaboration with Tapi Festival 2020.
  • Surat Film Society
5. Name of the Faculty
Name of the School
Dr. Shailendra Singh
School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Student Achievements Generated interests of students to write for magazines.
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year

  • Research Work
  • Publications
  • Expert Lecture series
  • Awards
‘Premchand’s Shifting Portrayals of Womanhood in Colonial North India’, Contributions to Indian Sociology, 2020, 54(3): 414–39.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0069966720947540?journalCode=cisa

Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

N.A.
Partnerships & Collaborations N.A.
6. Name of the Faculty
Name of the School
Dr. Shilpi Rajpal
School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Student Achievements Interest shown in working on creation of archives
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year

  • Research Work
  • Publications
  • Expert Lecture series
  • Awards
 Curing Madness? A Social and Cultural History of Insanity in North India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2020. The aforementioned manuscript was finalized in the due course of past one year.

Presentation

1. ‘Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Knowledge in Hindi Medical Literature in North India, 1900 – 1950s’, in History of Medicine in Theory and Practice: Health Care in India, 18 and 19 February 2020, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal.

2. Tracing a Social and Cultural History of Insanity in North India, 1800-1950, 10 October 2020, Department of History, Jesus and Mary College.

 

Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

N.A.
Partnerships & Collaborations N.A.
7. Name of the Faculty
Name of the School
Vivek ND
School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Student Achievements Developed niche in policy formulation at local level
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year

  • Research Work
  • Publications
  • Expert Lecture series
  • Awards
Publications:

N. D., Vivek. (2020) India’s Health Securitisation under the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Health Policies Newsletter. Health Policy and Financing Unit. Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM). August 9. Web URL: https://www.internationalhealthpolicies.org/featured-article/indias-health-securitisation-under-the-covid-19-pandemic/

N. D., Vivek. (2019) Non-State Actors and Global Health Governance: A Political Economy View from India. India and New World Order in Contemporary Global Politics. Ed. Chakali Bramhayya. Writers Choice. New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-84081-76-8.

Policy research article on “Securitisation of health and COVID-19 responses: Implications on Centre-State Relations and Cooperation”, Indian Federalism Perspectives (IFP), Issue 2. September 2020. Centre for Multilevel Federalism, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi. (Accepted. Scheduled to be published on November 5)

Opinion article on “Policy Implications in adopting the National Digital Health Mission in India”, India in Transition, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania. November 2020. (Accepted. Scheduled to be published on November 9)

Work in progress

Research article on “Reassessing Health Security through Liberal Institutionalism: International non-state actors and health governance in India”. Artha: Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 20. No. 3. Issue 54. October-December, 2020. (Accepted. Scheduled to be published in December)

Research article on “Credibility, Democracy and Rights: Policy Implications of Land Acquisition and Use for Special Economic Zones in India”. Paper presentation at virtual workshop. September 18-19, 2020. Publication in Special Issue. Land Use Policy,Vol 103. April 2021.

Research article on “Reframing global health governance and security: an application of the credibility thesis to policy measures in India during the COVID-19 pandemic” for Social Science and Medicine, Vol 267. January 2020, Article 113456. (currently under second round of reviews)

Special Lectures:

Webinar lecture on “COVID-19 Pandemic and Policy Measures by Governments: Local, National and Global Dynamics”, The ICFAI University Sikkim, August 19, 2020.

Discussant at session on Public Health in India and participant in two-day online workshop on Improvising Strategies of Social Research: Methodological Concerns. Indian Anthropological Association (IAA) and Anthropology without Borders (AWB), August 12-13, 2020.

Work-in-progress:
Conference paper on “Remembering Marikana: State Violence and Protests in South Africa” for AfricaNow! 2020 seminar series at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), Theme: The Hour of Decision: Power, Persistence, Purpose, and Possibility in African Studies, Virtual Conference, November 19-21, 2020.

Conference paper on “Missionaries of Modernity: International non-state actors, neo-colonialism and health policy in South Africa” for 15th Biennial Conference 2021 organised by South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS). University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, March 2021.

Achiever for the month

(Faculty / Student)

NA.
Partnerships & Collaborations All
8. Name of the Faculty
Name of the School
Om Prakash Dwivedi
School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Student Achievements
  • Publication of online magazine, THEORIA
  • Publication of online blog on Humanities : Humanist Thinking
  • Publication of articles in newspapers such as The Hindu and The Hindustan Times
  • Participation of students in international conference on “Mental Health”, Volyn National University, Ukraine.
  • Coordination of a number of sessions of online international webinar on “Imagining the Post-COVID Era”
Faculty Achievement in past 1 year

  • Research Work
  • Publications
  • Expert Lecture series
  • Awards
Publications:
Om P Dwivedi. (2020) “Global English and the Postcolonial Other” IUP Journal of English Studies, Vol. XV, (Hyderabad, IUP),  – Scopus indexed
Om P Dwivedi (2020), “Planetary Crisis and the Pandemics” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, No. 56.4, (London: Routledge) – Scopus indexed
Rajan Welukar, Om P Dwivedi & Sistla Rama Devi (2020), “SARAL to the Power of Three (SARAL)3 , University News, Vol. 58, No 33. (Association of Indian Universities)
Om P Dwivedi (2020). “COVID19 and the Animal Within” The Massachusetts Review
https://www.massreview.org/node/8743
Om P Dwivedi (2020). “How a Global Pandemics Underscores the Importance of Liberal Arts”
https://www.economicpolicygroup.com/press-blog/how-a-global-pandemic-underscores-the-importance-of-the-liberal-arts/attachment/om-prakash-dwivedi/
Janet Wilson, Om P Dwivedi & Cristina Fernandez (2020). “Challenging Precarity”. Journal of Postcolonial Writing. No. 56.4 . (London: Routledge) – SCOPUS indexed
Om P Dwivedi & Binay Roy. (2019) Violence and Postcolonial India, International Journal of Humanistic Ideology. Vol. IX, No. 2. (CLUJ University, Romania)
Special Lectures:
Resource Person for Faculty Development Programme for Assistant Professors across India. Talk delivered on “Environmental Ethics and Human Values”, FDP organised by Iswar Saran Degreee College (University of Allahabad), 28th September, 2020.
Plenary talk, “Mental Well-Being and the Integral Nature of Liberal Arts: An Indian Perspective”, an international webinar on “Mental Health”, organized by Volyn Medical Institute, Ukraine, 09th October, 2020.
Plenary talk, “Representations of Colonial Stereotypes in Post-millennial Indian Fiction in English”, an international webinar on “Theory-Literature Interface”, organized by OP Jindal University. 24 – 26 July, 2020.
Plenary talk, “Storying the Apocalyptic: COVID19 and the ‘Burnout Society’”, an international webinar on Literary Spaces and COVID19: Predicaments and Possibilities organized by the Central University of Jammu. 02nd June, 2020.
Resource Person for Guru Dakshta Programme Orientation Programme for faculty members across India (UGC, Gujrat HRDC). Gujarat University. Video lecture on “Curriculum Designing and Outcome Based Learning”. 2020
Invited Speaker, “Ecoprecarity and the Odds Against Tomorrow”, national seminar organised by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 26th – 28th Feb., 2020.
Achiever for the month (Faculty / Student) N.A.
Partnerships & Collaborations Linnaeus University, Sweden and Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad for international conference on “Imagining the Post-Covid World”
University of Rome tor Vergata (Italy) and University of Northampton (UK) for an international conference on “Precarious Lives, Uncertain Futures”, University of Rome tor Vergata,  Jan – 1st Feb 2020.
International Conference on “Emerging Trends in Korean Studies in India: An Interdisciplinary Perspective” 16th – 17th August, 2019. Organised at AURO University in collaboration with Academy of Korean Studies, South Korea and Centre for Korean Studies, JNU, New Delhi.
International Workshop on “Postcolonialism Now”, 21 – 23 Feb. 2019, (in collaboration with the University of Northampton and AURO University, Surat)
University of York (UK) for Shakespeare Meets Gujarat and the Gujarat Sahitya Parishad. (2019)