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Dr. (M/S) Jayanti Dora


Dr. (M/S) Jayanti Dora
Name: Dr. (M/S) Jayanti Dora
Designation: Reader/Associate Professor
Qualification: M.A., M.Phil ,B.Ed, NET, Ph.D
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E-mail ID: jayantidora69@gmail.com
Utkal University May. 2016– Till date Professor
Utkal University May. 2013– April2016 Associate Professor
Utkal University April 2010 – May. 2016 Reader
Sambalpur University May,2008-Aug,2009 Reader
 Sambalpur University Feb,2002-April,2008 Senior Lecturer
Sambalpur University July, 1997 Lecturer
Utkal University June, 1996- July 1997 Lecturer
Sambalpur University 2000-2008 Ph.D.
Department:  History
Thesis Title: “Sakta Monuments of Orissa (FromEarly Times to the 13th Century AD)”
Areas: Temple Art and Architecture of Odisha
Advisor: Prof Sadasiba Pradhan
Sambalpur University 1993  M.Phil.
Department: History
Thesis Title:” Peoples’Movementin the Feudatory State of Bamanda”
Areas:  History of Modern Odisha
Advisor:ProfSadasiba Pradhan
Sambalpur University 1989 Bachelor of  Arts
Department: History
Hons: History
UGC 1992 UGC-NET
Subject: HISTORY
  • Awarded ICHR Travel Contingency Grant for Ph.D Research Work, 2002-2005.
  • Awarded Ph.D Degree on title “Sakta Monuments of Orissa (From Early Times to the 13th Century AD)”.
  • State Level Award- Utkal Santana Honour as Ideal Teacher,2011

Invited lectures:

Invited for delivering Guest Lecture at UGC DRS-I, Dept of History, Faculty of Arts The Maharaja Sayaji Rao University of Baroda on Topic” Temple Architecture in Eastern India (Odisha), 02nd ,Feb,2019

 

Invited for delivering Guest Lecture at All India and Central Services Training Centre Civil Services And Self –finance programme (FYP)  The Maharaja Sayaji Rao  University of Boroda on topic “Sources of Ancient Indian History”. 02nd ,Feb,2019.

 

Invited as Guest Speaker and Chairing Academic Session In National Seminar on theme “Literature as an Auxiliary Science of History” at N.S Patel Arts College Anand,Gujarat. sponsored by Gujarat Sahitya Academy, 04th ,Feb,2019

 

Participated in Seminar Lecture Programme in the P.G. Dept of History, Utkal University on topic Critical and Diverse Interpretation of History as a Discourse, by Prof Kailashnath Yale University of USA,20.08.2018

 

PhD thesis

  • Jayanti Dora, Sakta Monuments of Orissa (From Early Times to The 13th Century AD), Sambalpur University, 2008.

 

Book Articles (Authored/Edited)

  • Jayanti Dora, New Light on History and Culture of Odisha, New Delhi,2021,pp.1-210, ISBN-978-93-89224.
  • Dora, “RanipurJharial-An Art Heritage Site in Western Odisha” in A.K.Mishra (Ed) Indian Culture and Technology Through the Ages (With Special Emphasis on Odisha),P.G.Department of History Utkal University,2011,pp. 54-74.   ISBN-81-89726-57-7
  • J.,Sakta Monuments of Orissa,A Study on Art, Architecture and Iconography, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Delhi, 2010.ISBN No.978-81-8090-239-0
  • J.,Peoples Movement in Orrisa, A study of the Feudatory State of Bamanda during the British Rule, MayurPublication, Bhubanewar,2009..ISBN-978-81-89626
  • Dora, “Sakta Monuments with Special Reference to Dakshina Chandi Temple at Hadapada”, in N.R. Pattanaik (Ed) Professor Jagannath Patnaik Memorial National Seminar, P.G. Department of History, Revenshaw College, Cuttack, 2008.
  • Dora, A Study on Sakta Monuments of Kalahandi District, a Part of Ancient South Kosala, in: P.K. Nayak (Ed.) New Aspect of History and Culture of South Kosala, P.G. Department of History, Sambalpur University, Aryan Books International, Delhi, 2007.pp.188-195.
  • Dora, Peoples Resistance in Feudatory State of Bamanda during the Colonial Rule, in: B.K. Mallik (Ed.), Dominance and Resistance in Indian History with Reference to Orissa, P.G. Department of History, Utkal Univesity, 2007 .
  • Dora, “The Growth of Education and Political Consciousness in the Feudatory State of Bamanda During the Colonial Rule”, in: Ashok Kumar Patnaik and Amal Kumar Mishra (Eds.), Intellectual Tradition of Orissa Ancient to Modern Times, P.G. Department of History, Utkal University, 2006.pp.205-209.

Journal Articles

  • J Dora, Associated Editor, Utkal Historical Research Journal, ISSN: 0976-2132.( 2011-16)
  • Jayanti Dora,“Images on Odishan Temples : A Study on Art and Iconography of the Goddess Mahishamardini Durga” , Journal of  Odishan History, Volume XXX, December, Bhubaneswar, 2018. ISSN-2277-5560, Pages 63-79
  • Dora, Historical Background of the Origin of Binjhal Tribe in Bargarh Region, Journal of Odishan History, Vol-XXIX, Bhubaneswar ,December 2016, pages.35-42,ISSN: 2277-5560
  • J Dora, ‘Gouri Temple at Bhubaneswar: A Study of Art and Architecture’ in the Journal, Vol.II & IV, 2015, Bhanjanagar, pp. 11-14, ISBN: 978-81-920735-2-1.
  • J Dora, ‘Buddhist Heritage of Western Odisha’ in Journal of Odishan History, Vol-XXVIII, December 2015, Bhubaneswar, pp. 51-55, ISSN: 2277-5560.
  • Dora, ‘Buddhist Heritage of Western Odisha’, Journal of Odishan History, vol. xxviii, December 2015, Bhubaneswar, pp. 51-55, ISSN: 2277-5560.
  • Dora, ‘Socio-Political Life of Gond Tribe in Western Odisha: A Study in Historical Perspective’, UHRJ, vol.xxviii, 2015
  • Dora, Buddhist Heritage of Western Odisha, The Journal of Orissan History, Vol.XXVIII, December, pp.51-58. 2015, ISSN 2277-5560.2015.
  • Dora, ‘Goddesses worshipped during Maritime activities in Odisha’, UHRJ, vol.xxvii, 2014.
  • Dora,” Art and Architecture of Samaleswari and Pataneswari Temple”, Utkal Historical Research Journal Vol XXVI, ,pp.97-103,2013,ISSN-0976-2132,2013.
  • Dora, ‘Fairs and Festivals Associated with the Religious Life of the People of Western Odisha’,  Journal of Odishan History, vol. xxv, pp.216-220, 2012.
  • Dora, Nrusinghanath:A Cultural Heritage Site of Bargarh District, Odisha, Utkal Historical Research Journal Vol XXIII, ,pp.96-1042011,ISSN-0976-2132,2011.
  • Dora, ‘Art and Iconography of Chausath Yogini Images at Hirapur’, Journal of History and Historical Archaeology, No-10, 2010.
  • Dora,  A Study On Varahi Images As Independent Deity Vol, XXV Dept. of JAIH,  Calcutta University , pp.49-55, ISSN-0075-4110,2009.
  • Dora, Art and Iconography of Chausath Yogini Images at Hirapur ,Journal of History and Historical Archaeology, No-10, New Delhi,pp.27-35,2009 (Referral)
  • Dora, Reflection of Contemporary Socio-Religious Life through the sculptures in the Kosaleswara Temple at Baidyanath,Suvarnapur Dist.Orissa ,The Journal of Orissan History, Vol.XXII,pp.172-181 ,2009

 

Refereed Conference Publications

  • Jayanti Dora, “A Brief Study of the Socio-Political life of Gond Tribe in Western Odisha” in The Souvenir of WB-OHEPEE Sponsored National Seminar on Narrating Local History, Community, Caste and Tribe in Odisha P.G. Dept of History, 2019,page.21-30.
  • Jayanti Dora & Sri Souri Narayan Sahu, Maritime Trade and Commerce in Ancient Odisha, (Abstract) Souvenir , Niti Aayog Sponsored International Seminar on Institutional Excellence for Economic Growth”,P.G.Dept of Commerce(DR-III)Bhubaneswar,28-29, Jan,2018, page.81
  • Dora , Cultural Heritage of Odisha-A Study at Ranipur-Jharial and its Prospect of Cultural Tourism, pages-239-246 ,Proceedings of International Conference on Indian Cultural Heritage: Past,present and Future,18-20, March,2017, 239-246, ISBN:978-93-81693-07-6
  • The Cult of Jagannath and the Cultural Identity of India, Aitihya (Souvenir) International Conference on Indian Cultural Heritage: Past,present and Future,18-20, March 2017 BBSR,Odisha, India, pages41-48.
  • Dora, “Cultural Heritage of Western Odisha: A Study of Art and Architecture of Somanath Temple at Sambalpur” in the Proceedings of the Odisha History Congress, 36th session, 2015, Bhubaneswar, 2015, pp.1-6, ISSN No: 2277-744X.l
  • Dora.,“ Cultural Heritage of Odisha, India-A Study of Temple Architecture” Proceedings   Volume-1 of 23rd Cnference of International Association of Historians of Asia 2014(IAHA2014), Malaysia,2014, pp.411-421, ISBN-978-967-0474-76-2.
  • Dora, A Study of Cultural Heritage of Western Odisha with particular Reference to Art and Architecture Koshaleswar Temple, Proceedings of the Indian History Congress,73rd Session Mumbai, 2013. ISSN 2249-19372013,ISSN 2249-1937.
  • Dora, Chouhan Monuments of Barpalli, Proceedings of the Odisha History Congress, XXXI Annual Session,2010, pp.86-92.
  • Dora. Sakta Monuments: A Study on Circular Chausathi Yogini Temple at Hirapur” Proceedings of Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies, Kolkata, pp.58-67.,2008.
  • Dora, A Study on Varahi Images as Independent Deity, Proceedings of the Orissa History Congress, XXVIII Annual Session, 3-4, Bhubaneswar,2007, pp. 11-18.
  • Dora., “A Study on Iconography of Sarasvati Images in Temples of Orissa”, Proceedings  of the Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies,Kolkata,..pp.316-323, 2006.
  • Dora, Sakta monuments, with Special References to the Architecture of the Khakhara Temples of Bhubaneswar, Proceedings of Indian History Congress,28-31,Vol. XXVII, Annual Session ,pp.1133-1146.2005.
  • Dora.,Images of Goddess Manasa in the Orissan Temple Art, Proceedings of the Orissan History Congress, XXVII Annual Session,2005,pp.61-72.
  • Dora, Mother Goddesses Associated with the Tradition of Maritime Activities in Orissa, Proceedings of Orissa History Congress, Vol. XXVI, Annual Session,pp.68- 75. 2004.
  • Dora,”Sarasvati, As Represented in the Orissan Temple Art”, Proceeding ofOrissa History Congress, Vol. XXV, Annual Session,.pp.15-24.2003
  • Dora, “Iconography with Special Reference to the Iconography of Sakta  Deities  of Vaital Temple , Bhubaneswar,” Indian History Congress Proceeding, Kolkata, pp.1224-1232.2003.
  • Dora, A Study on the Archaeological Sites of Nawapara District of Orissa,IndianHistory Congress, Proceeding, Bhopal, pp.1020-1027.2002.

Refereed Workshop Publications:

  • List of Author Names, ¨ Title of the Presented Paper”. Proceedings of the First Workshop on XXXXX (Workshop-Name 2017). September 7, 2017. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • List of Author Names, ¨ Title of the Presented Paper”. Proceedings of the First Workshop on XXXXX (Workshop-Name 2015). October 2, 2015. Hyderabad, India. (Best performance in shared task)
  • List of Author Names, ¨ Title of the Presented Paper”. Proceedings of the First Workshop on XXXXX (Workshop-Name 2014). February 7, 2014. Delhi, India.

Selected Unrefereed Reports:

  • List of Author Names, “Title of the White Paper / Report/ News Paper Article”. Name of the News Paper, Internatinal / National/ Local, Number and Date, 2010.
  • List of Author Names, “Title of the White Paper / Report/ News Paper Article”. Name of the News Paper, Internatinal / National/ Local, Number and Date, 2010.

Administrative Activities

  • Head G. Dept of History, Utkal University.2021-23
  • Syndicate Member
  • Director, School of Women’s Studies
  • Co-ordinator, Centre of Excellence,Centre of North East India Studies
  • Convener, Internal Complain Cell
  • Superintendent, Ladies Hostel Utkal University,2010-continuing
  • NSS  Programme Officer, Post Graduate Girl’s Unit, Sambalpur Univesity.
  • Executive Member, Orissa History Congress.2008,2010
  • Executive Member, SUTA-2010.
  • Member Board Of Studies, P.G.Department of History, U.U.
  • Member Subject Research Committee, P.G.Department of History, U.U.
  • Member Academic Council, Utkal University,2011-13
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Nominee as Member Board of studies in History,BJB College,Bhubaneswar,2013-14  and Adaspur Science College, Adaspur.2015-17
  • Member Board of Studies in AIHCA,DDCE and ICS,Utkal University.
  • Permanent Secretary, Odisha History Congress ,2013-Continuing
  • Member Board of Examiners ,Assam University, Silchar.
  • Member Board of Examiners ,Bardhaman University, West Bengal
  • .Member Board of Examiners ,Bardhaman University, West Bengal
  • Member Board of Examiners ,MS University, Tamil Nadu

 

  • Member Board of Examiners, Sambalpur university, Sambalpur.
  • Chairperson, SRC in History, Ramadevi Women’s University<Bhubaneswar

 

Designing Curriculum

  • Participated in the designing of P.G and U.G. Courses of History, Utkal University on Choiced Based Credit System as Head of the Department and Member of the Board of Studies in History,2013 and 2015.

 Membership of Professional Bodies                         

  • Orissa History Congress Permanent Secretary and  Life Member
  • Indian History Congress Life Member
  • Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies Life Member
  • Indian Art History Congress Life Member
  • Indian History Culture and Society Life Member
  • Alumni of History Department, Sambalpur University Life Member
  • Folklore Research Society Member
  • Utkal University Teachers Association Life Member
  • State Council For Artistic Research and Training, Patron Member
  • Editing- Associate Editor of the Journal entitled Utkal Historical Research Journal since 2012 till date
  1. U.G.C. Major Research Project was undertaken on title “Prospect of Cultural Tourism in Western Orissa: A Study on Heritage Sites ,for the period from 1st May 2009 to 30th April 2011. Rs 3, 05,600/- was  Granted for the purpose. (Completed)
  2. Project under UGC-DRS, on “Fairs and Festivals Relating to the Religious Faiths and Beliefs of the Peoples of Western Orissa” ,2001- 2002.
  3. Minor Research Project on “Survey and Documentation of Sakta Monuments of Western Orissa”, 2002-2004 Under UGC Unassigned Grant. . (Completed.)
  4. History and Culture of Odisha (Early Times to 1300 A.D.).
  5. Cultural Heritage of western Odisha.
  6. Contributions of Women of Odisha towards Society and Culture (To be applied as Major Research Project under ICSSR)
  7. Jayanti Dora (Ed), Recent Study on History and Culture of Odisha. To Be Publish
  8.  Women of Odisha : A Historical Retrospect.
  1. Balkrushna Patel“Pilgrimage Centres of Western Odisha’ Sambalpur University,2020 (Awarded)
  2. Jayasen Bhoi Cultural Heritage of Western Odisha : A Case Study of Bargarh District Sambalpur University, 2020. (Awarded)
  3. Dr. Prakash Debta-“Art And Iconography of Saptamatrika Images Of  Orissa”2015    (Awarded)
  4. Dr. Mrs Sujata Behera-“Heritage Sites; Aspects of Cultural Tourism, A  Study on Western Orissa” ”2015    (Awarded)
  5. Ms Arpita Behera“The Saivite Monuments of “Western   Orissa”(U.U) Submitted
  6. Mrs Puspita Rani Behera“Chouhan Monuments of Western  Odisha: A Case Study of Temples of Sambalpur” ”(U.U) (Awarded)
  7. Sri Laxman Kisan, Kisan “Tribe of Western Odisha, An Ethno- Historical Study,U.U., 2015. ”(U.U) Submitted
  8. Sanghamitra Bhutia, “The Economic Development of Angul &Talcher Region, 1947-1993: A Historical Retrospec.”2015,(U.U) Submitted
  9. Puspalata Jena, Role of ST Members in Odisha Legislative Assembly (1937-77) ,Utkal University, 2015”(U.U)
  10. Harendra Narayana Behera , Trade and Commerce in Coastal Odisha (1897-1947) 03-hISTORY-2019-20
  11. Paramananda Naik,Socio-Cultural Life of the Dombos in the Rayagada District of Odisha (1636-2000 A.D)-02-hISTORY-2019-20