Dr. Jeebanlata Salam did her Ph.D from the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Prior to joining NIAS, Dr. Salam taught Sociology at the University of Delhi.
Her main research interest includes Sociology of Education, Social Exclusion, Education Policies, Vocational & Skill Education, Studies in Ethnicity, Conflict, Violence and Human Rights Issues etc.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2019. “Everyday Violence, Schooling and Mediating Institutions in Northeast India”. In Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India, Education and the Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India, New York: Routledge, 175-187. https://www.routledge.com/Education-and-the-Public-Sphere-Exploring-the-Structures-of-Mediation/Babu-GS/p/book/9781138495371.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2013. State, Civil Society and Right to Education. Jaipur: Rawat Publishers.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. Human Rights Investigation and Fact Finding Techniques. New Delhi: Indian Social Institute.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. Social Exclusion and Education. New Delhi: Indian Social Institute.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2020. “Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection”. The New Leam Sep 2020. https://www.thenewleam.com/2020/09/social-suffering-and-social-justice-a-sociological-reflection/.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2017. “Invoking the True Spirit of Vocational Education”. The New Leam: Pedagogy, Aesthetics, Imagination 3(21).
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2017. “Manipuris and Sharmila Irom”. Economic and Political Weekly 52(12): 5. http://www.epw.in/journal/2017/12/letters/manipuris-and-sharmila-irom.html.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2015. “Insurgency and Everyday Violence in Northeast India : The Education Challenge”. New Leam. http://eprints.nias.res.in/1045/.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2014. “Theft, Corruption and Parental School Choice in Manipur ”. Economic and Political Weekly 49(12).
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2007. “Millennium Development Goal and the Education Challenge ”. Social Action, A Social Trust Publication. Indian Social Institute 57(2).
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. “Education Policies and Praxis: A Reference to Free and Compulsory Education Bill”. Legal News and Views, Indian Social Institute.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. “The UPA Government and Challenges”. Subaltern, Indian Social Institute.
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. “Women and Domestic Violence: Human Rights Perspectives”. Women’s link 10(4).
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. “Women of Manipur Protest Against Black Laws”. Women’s Link 10(4).
Salam, Jeebanlata . 2004. “Women and Violence: A Miniscule Experience at World Social Forum, Mumbai ”. Women’s Link 10(2).
- Sociology of Education
- Social Exclusion and Education
- Paradigms of Research and the Research Process
- Skill Policy, Dropout Reduction, Employability and Livelihood.
- Project on Emerging Concerns in Vocational and Higher Education.
Conflict and Violence in Northeast India: The Role of Youth and Women in Peace building Process. SummerSchool Programme,Youth, Education and Work (in Post-Conflict Areas), 15-22 July, 2017. University of Groningen, Netherlands.
Aspirations and Motivations of Vocational Graduate Employees: A Case Study of Manufacturing Employees.Two Day Consultative Meet onNational Level Consultation on Research Directions on Vocational and Higher Education in India. 15-16 October, 2018.National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore .
Educational Deprivation among Muslim Children in Biharon Two Day National Seminaron Right to Education: Issues and Perspective. 9 -10 April. 2018.National Institute of Advanced Studies. Bangalore
Impact of Conflict and Violence on the Education of Children: Teachers and Parental Narratives: Experiences from Manipur during the Two Day National Level Seminar on Right to Education: Issues and Challenges from Rights Participatory Perspective. 9 and 10 April, 2018.National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
Social Exclusion and Special Educational Interventions among Muslims of Bihar:National Conference on Nation, Community, and Citizenship in Contemporary India 9-10 January, 2017 organised by School of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies. Bangalore.
Social-Cultural landscape of Manipur.20 January 2017 Nightingales Elders EnrichmentCentre (NEEC). Bangalore
Everyday Violence, Schooling and Mediating Institutionsat National Seminar on
Education and Public Sphere: Exploring the Structures of Mediation in Post-Colonial India.17-18 March 2016) organised by Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Everyday Violence, Schooling and Right to Education in North-East India. National Seminar on Right Based Approach to Education: Policies, Premises and Practices.15-16 Feb, 2016 organised by National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi.
Violence against Women in North East Indiaat One Day State Level Seminar Organisedby Indian Social Institute and National Commission for Women, 10 April, 2014.New Delhi.
Social Exclusion and Educational Deprivation among Marginalized Children: Experiences from the Field at National Conferenceon Research on Discrimination and ExclusionWorkshop of Young Social Scientists, 5 December 2011. Organised by Centre for the study of Discrimination and Exclusion, JNU, New Delhi.
State, Civil Society for Right to Education: Experiences from the Fieldat InternationalConference ‘Rethinking Education Policy, 16 - 18 November 2011 organised by Comparative Education Society of India. Hyderabad Central University. Hyderabad.
State and Civil Society for Right to Education: Challenges.National Seminar onDecentralization of Elementary Education: Policy Reforms and Practices’24-25 March,2011 organised by national University of Educational Planning and Administration. New Delhi
NGOs and Dalit Movements: A Case Study of Indian Social Institute,at NationalConference On‘Dalit Movements in India: Colonial and Post-Colonial Periods ,24-26 March 2010,organized by Centre for the Study of Discrimination and Exclusion. JNU, New Delhi.
Poverty, Schooling and Violence: Experiences from the Field at International Conference on ‘Eradicating Chronic Poverty in India: Policy Issues and Challenges’,1-3, October,2008Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Aspirations and the Social Capital. 26 September, 2018. Wednesday Discussion Meeting NIAS.Bangalore
Mobile Literacy Centres in Conflict Zone(s) of India: A Case of Manipur.8 March, 2017Wednesday Discussion Meeting, NIAS, Bangalore
Sociology of Right to Education: A Dynamic View through Northeast India,2 November 2016. Wednesday Discussion Meeting NIAS. Bangalore
Panel speaker on Autonomy, Democracy and Academic Spaces.4 March 2016, NIAS. Bangalore.
- Jeebanlata Salam, "What They (Don’t) Write About Northeast India in School Textbooks", The Wire, 28 January 2021
- Jeebanlata Salam, "Jesus,Markets, State and the Silenced dialogue",The Sangai Express, 17 January 2021, Imphal
- Jeebanlata Salam, " Sustainable Development and Community Aspirations: The Case of Chadong",The Sangai Express, 7 October 2020, Imphal
- Jeebanlata Salam, "National Educational Policy 2020 and reinventing the Possibilities in Vocational Skill Education", The Sangai Express, 30 August 2020
- Jeebanlata Salam, "Planning for School Re-Opening Readiness: Approaches During the Covid-19 pandemic Crisis", The People's Chronicle, 10 August 2020
- Jeebanlata Salam, "Draft National Education Policy (NEP), 2019 and jingoistic nationalism", The People's Chronicle, 27 June 2019
Co-organised a Two Day Consultative Meeton National Level Consultation on Future ResearchDirections on Vocational and Higher Education in India.15-16 October, 2018. National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
Organised Public Lecture on Maximising Learning of Children in Schools–Early GradeMath initiative at Scale”. September 11, 2018. NIAS.IISC Campus. Bangalore
Organizing Committee of the Annual Conference Series- First International Conferenceon Contemporary Challenges to Indian State and Society-First International ConferenceSeries held on 15-17 November at Christ University (to be deemed University), Bangalore
Organizer and convener of Two Day National Level Seminar“Right to Education: Issuesand Challenges from Rights Based Perspective” at the NIAS on April, 9 and 10 2018supported by Indian Council of Social Science Research, Govt. of India and the Sarva Shiksa Abhiyan, Govt. of Karnataka.
Co-ordinated in organising Two day National Conference on ‘Nation, Community, andCitizenship in Contemporary India’.(9 - 10 January,2017) organised by the School ofSocial Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies, IISc Campus. Bangalore
Organised National level Seminar on Emerging Concerns of Vocational and HigherEducation in India,June 13&14,2016. NIAS, IISC campus, Bangalore
Organised a public lecture on ‘Vocational Education: Exploring New Pathways forCraftsmanship in different Continents” on 2ndDecember,2016.
Participated at One day State level Workshop on State Skill Policyon 27th January, 2017 organised by Govt.of Karnataka.
Attended Consultative Workshop: Domestic Workers Skill Development organised bySkill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Department.Govt. of Karnatakaand UNDP, Bangalore, June 21st,2017.