GUWAHATI, (C.M. Paul) – Journal of Northeast Indian Cultures (JNEIC) is a Peer Reviewed International Journal devoted to Social, Philosophical and Religious Underpinnings of the Region scheduled for release on 29th October.
The first Journal of Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU), it has 128 pages containing 8 scholarly articles and a book review.
The Vice Chancellor of ADBU Dr Stephen Mavely hopes that JNEIC, “will be a catalyst in promoting a true understanding and appreciation of the hundreds of indigenous cultures that our land is blessed with – not from the position of assumed or unassumed privilege or superiority, but form the perspective of fellow travelers who seek to explore, understand and celebrate the wonder of diversity while appreciating the fundamental ties and values that bind men and women everywhere.”
Concluding the editorial in the first issue of JNEIC, the editor believes “this international journal will open up Northeast India to larger academic audiences and encourage mutual dialogue and criticism.”
This journal published twice a year is edited by Dr Paul Pudussery and a team of 4 Associate Editors along with 12 member eminent Advisory Board and 10 member Review Board.
The home of ADBU, northeast India comprises of the states of Assam, legendary for its tea gardens; Arunachal Pradesh, the first state in India to salute the sun; Tripura, with its rich princely traditions; Nagaland, renowned for tribal crafts and culture; Mizoram, known for its exquisite bamboo and cane products; Manipur, the home to marionette dance; Meghalaya, the abode of the clouds – also known as Scotland of the East; and, Sikkim, where the orchids bloom by the hillside.
JNEIC will report research, constructs and concepts related to the social, philosophical and religious underpinnings of the region providing a platform for serious thought provoking deliberations that will engender change and ensure continuity.
Manuscript, editorial, correspondence and books for review should be sent to: The Editor, The Journal of Northeast Indian Cultures, Assam Don Bosco University, Airport Road, Azara, Guwahati, Assam 781017. eMail: [email protected]
Subscription price for two issues of 2013 for India costs Rs.1000.00 (library) and Rs. 600.00 (individual). Overseas subscription costs USD 250 (library) and USD 200 (individual)