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Alok Kumar Kanungo

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Alok Kumar Kanungo

Assistant Research Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BA: Khallikote College, Berhampur University, 1992
  • MA: Deccan College, Pune University, 1994
  • PG Diploma in Museology: Solapur University, 2005
  • PhD: Deccan College, 2003

Email: alok.kanungo -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 4/108 A
VOIP: 2509


  • Selected Publications

    1. 2021 Ancient Glass of South Asia - Archaeology, Ethnography and Global Connections (A.K. Kanungo and L. Dussubieux Eds.). Singapore: Springer Nature. ISBN 9789811636554 / 9789811636561 (eBook). Doi: 10.1007/978-981-16-3656-1
    2. 2017 (Ed.) Stone Beads of South and Southeast Asia: Archaeology, Ethnography and Global Connections. Gandhinagar / New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar / Aryan Books International. ISBN 9788173055850 & 9788173055874
    3. 2016 German Anthropologists on the Naga Hills: An Annotated Bibliography on German Literature on the Nagas. Kohima: Department of Art & Culture. ISBN 9789380500263
    4. 2016 Mapping Indo-Pacific Beads vis-à-vis Papanaidupet. New Delhi / Madrid: Aryan Books International / International Commission on Glass. ISBN 9788173055478
    5. 2013 Glass in Ancient India: Excavations at Kopia. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Council for Historical Research. ISBN 8185499462

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Research Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Sep 2014 to present)
    • Humboldt Experienced Researcher, Humboldt University (2012 - 2014)
    • Fulbright Professional Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010)
    • Excavation Director (Kopia), Indian Archaeological Society (2004 - 2011)
    • Research Associate, with Prof. V.N. Misra, Former Director, Deccan College (1994 - 2000)
    • Self Employed, Kanungo’s (1999 - 2001)
    • Project Leader-cum-Programmer, Picadilly Comp (India) Pvt. Ltd. (1998 - 1999)
    • Researcher-cum-Programmer, Riverside Films (1997 - 1998)