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Name Prof. Syed Abdul Hafiz Moinuddin
Designation Professor
Department Name SOCIOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 487
Email ID sah.moinuddin@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Mobile No 9433286590
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Address K.T Appartment Flat-2B 232/1 Tiljala Road.Kolkata-700046 Department of Sociology Vidyasagar University Midnapore, West Bengal,India
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.in SociologyUniversity of Calcutta1997
B.Lib.Sc.University of Calcutta1986
M.A.in SociologyUniversity of Calcutta1983
B.A.(Hons.)University of Calcutta1981
Higer Secondarywest Bengal council of Higher Secondary Education1978
Madhyamik Parikshawest Bengal Board of Secondary Education1976


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Professor of Sociology,Vidyasagar University from 1.4.2011 till date
Professor in Political Science,Vidyasagar University from 27.7.2006 to30.3.2011
Reader in Political Science, Vidyasagar University from 27.7.1998 to 26.7.2006
Senior Lecturer in Political Science, Vidyasagar University from25.1.1997 to 26.7.1998
Lecturer in Political Science Vidyasagar University from 1.6.1994 to24.11997
Lecturer in Sociology,Bethuadahari College,Nadia From 28.3.1989 to 31.5.1994

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Muslim minority
Gender Studies
Sociology of Religion

Course/ Subject Taught
Sociology :Soc/101-Classical Sociological Theory.
Soc/102/Gr- A: Sociology of Marx
Soc/104/ Gr-A -Advanced Sociological Theory.
Soc/201 Perspectives on Indian Society.
Soc/303-Rural Sociology and Peasant Movements

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
The OBC Muslims: Some Little known Marginal Communities of West Bengal, IndiaBangladesh E-Journal of Sociology, Vol: 14, Number 1, January, 2017. ISSN: 1819-84652017Bangladesh Sociological Society
Gender Disparity and Economic Empowerment of Women in relation with flower vending Business:A primary survey analysis with special reference to Kolaghat flower market of Purba Medinipur District, West BengalJ.P.Saikia and Shweta Prasad (Ed.) Contemporary Indian Society: A Gendered Perspective.2016Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
Rites of Passage among the Totos of Bengal, India: Tradition and TransformationGlobalization: The Missing Roads of Tribal, Authored by Vijay P. Sharma, Pradip K. Bhowmick and Palash Chandra Coomar. ISBN: 9351-281868/97893512818632016Kalpaz Publication
An Analysis on the Women Empowerment and its Major Determinants through the participation in Flower Vending Business with special reference to Kolaghat Flower MArket, West BengalInternational Journal of Socio-Legal Analysis and Rural Development. ISSN: 2455 40492015IJSARD
Modelling & Measuring Women empowerment & its major determinants through the participation in flower vending business with special reference to Kolaghat flower market, West Bengal: A Logistic Regression AnalysisIntercontinental Journal of Human Resource Management, ISSN:2350-0859 - Online, ISSN: 2350-0840 - Print, Impact factor:0.414, 2(9):26-382015A Journal of Intercontinental Research Consortium
Muslim Women Minority of West Bengal:Some observations on their Role and StatusMan in India Vol.94 Nos. 1-2ISSN;0025-15569 pp 213-223 2014SerialsPublications, New Delhi
Challenging Dimension of Lake: A Case Study of Kechopalri Lake in SikkimResearch Discourse:An International Referred Research Journal, Vol.IV. No.2. April-June ISSN: 2277-2014 pp-80-822014South Asia Research and Development Institute, Varanasi, U.P (India)
Interrogating Psycho-Social problems of Muslim Women : The Indian ExperienceAtrocom Online Journal of Anthropology , 2013 Vol.9 ,No 2 , ISSN-19732880 pp 291-2972013Atrocom


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Socio Economic Status of Women Flower Vendors in Purba Medinipur District: A Sociological AnalysisJournal of Rural and Community Affairs. Vol1.No:2, ISSN: 2455-457X2017Research and Publication Committee, Tufanganj Mahavidyalaya, Cooch Behar, West Bengal
Islame Manabadhikar: Sadharonbodh Bonam Rajniti (In Bengali)Manab Adhikar Nana Dik (In Bengali), Ed. Eyasin Khan, ISBN: 978-81-8064-205-0 pp: 685-6932015Progressive Publishers, Kolkata
Life-Cycle Rituals of the Totos: A Small Tribe in the Sub-Himalayan WestBengalSouth Asian Anthropologist, March Vol.15 (1)pp 19-24, ISSN No: 0257-73482015Serials Publications, New Delhi
An Analysis of the Impact of International Trade on the Productivity of Indian Floricultural Sector: 1997-98 to 2013-14Conference Proceedings of 35th Annual Conference of Rajasthan Economic Association 23rd-25th January,2015 pp 42-48 ISBN: 978-93-5156-173-72015Department of Economics, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandarsindri, Ajmer
Islam and Muslim Society : from equality to InequalityIslam and Muslim Society : a Social Science Journal,Vol.7,No.1 ISSN: 0973-2802 pp 81-922014Islam and Muslim Society
Islam and Human RightsGlobalization and Human Rights edited by Dr. Subrata Chatterjee ISBN: 978-81-925349-0-9 pp 191-2032014Khejuri College , Purba Medinipur , West-Bengal
Problems of Identification of Muslim OBC in West BengalEconomic and Political Weekly Vol.xxxviiiNo.462003N.a.


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Social Development and the Empowerment of Marginaliged Women:A Study of Self Help GroupsDebal k. Singha Roy (ed) Interrogating Social Development:GlobalPerspectives and Local Initiatives ISBN:978-81-7304-871-5 pp 331-3492010Manohar, New Delhi
Islamic Law of Marriage and Divorce :Subjugated WomanhoodSwapan Kumar Pramanick and Samita Manna (ed.) Women in India:Motherhood and Multiple Identities ISBN: 978-81-8387-358-1 pp 166-1972010Serials Publications, New Delhi
Understanding JihadDebnarayan Modak (ed.)Terrosim :Concepts and Problems ISBN: 978-81-8064-159-6 pp 149-1562009Progressive Publishers, Kolkata
Narir Khamayatan(in Bengali)Samaj-Tattva,Vol.x. Issue 1June 2004 pp 24-392004Association for Social Studies, Kolkata
Empowerment of WomenSamaj-Tattva Vol.10 Issue 1 pp 41-602004Association for political Studies Calcutta
Divorce and Separation among Muslims in West BengalImtiaz Ahmad (ed) Divorce and Remarrriage among Muslim in India ISBN: 81-7304-493-7 pp 161-1782003Manohar, New Delhi
Bharater Samsadiya Ganatantrik Rajnitite Narir Abasthan(in Bengali)Samaj-Jijnasa pp 83-912003Vidyasagar Centre for Social Sciences, Medinipur
.Women Movements in India :Issues and PerspectivesAnil Kumar Jana (ed.) Indian Politics at the Crossroad ISBN: 81-7169-518-3 pp 156-1711998Commenwealth Publishers,New Delhi
.Sociology of TalakPolitics and Society pp 73-851996Department of Political Science with Rural Administration


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
The Groveling Muslims: Problems and ProspwctsKunal Books: New Delhi ISBN: 978-93-82420-24-82013Author
Samakalin Samajttava (in Bengali)Reena Book, Kolkata ISBN: 978-81-910380-0-22010Co-author
Samakalin Bharatiya Samaj(in Bengali)Prentice -Hall of India ISBN: 978-81-203-3620-92008Co-author
Divorce and Muslim WomenRawat Publication ISBN: 81-7033-557-62000Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Labani DeyEmpowerment of Women Flower Vendors: A Sociological Study in the Purba Mednipur District of West Bengal Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Ramesh Chandra MondalHealth and Habitus: A Study on the Munda and Lodha Women in Paschim MedinipurDr. Soumyajit PatraOngoing2019 (Expected)
Paramita RoySon Preference and the status of women in India:A Case Study of Bankura Town and its Adjacent Villages Ongoing2017


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sujit GhoshParticipation and Empowerment: A Case Study of Gram Sansad in two districts of MidnaporeDr. D. ModakAwarded2017
Tanima ChaudhuriWomen Workersin the Urban Informal Sector:A Case of Workers in Rice Mills and Nursing Homes in BurdwanProf. Samita MannaAwarded2015
Hasibul RahamanSacred Lake in Sikim:A Symbiotoc Relationship between man and environment Awarded2015
Intekhab HossainSocio-Economic Status of OBC Muslims :A Sociological Study fromsome districts ofWest Bengal Awarded2015
Saswati BhattacharyaSocio-Political Status of Tribal Women with special reference to some villages of West Bengal and Jharkhand Awarded2012
S.K.SalimSocio Economic Development of Muslim Community in West Bengal. Awarded2011
Ranjan JanaRole of the Panchayat Samiti in the economic development of the Sankrail Block inthe Paschim Midnapore District of West Bengal. Awarded2010

Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
The Groveling Muslims- Problems and Prospets: A Sociological Study in Two Districts of West BengalPricipal InvestigatorUGC Major Research Project5058002 year20092011
Research of Backward Villages of West Bengal in the Districts of Paschim Medinipur, Bankura and PuruliaSupervisorSRD Cell, GoWB1800001 year20072008
Impact Assessment of Self Help Groups in Paschim MedinipurCo investigatorDistrict Rural Development Cell, Paschim Medinipur, Zilla Parishad1980004 year20072008
Urban Women in PoliticsPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.Unassigned Grants, Vidyasagar University160002 year19982000

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Women EmpowermentMugberia Gangadhar MahavidyalayaMugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya2017
Islamic Culture in India: An OverviewSidhu Kanho Birsha University, PuruliaSidhu Kanho Birsha University, Purulia2017
Social Seclusion of Muslim Women in IndiaNational Seminar on Social Exclusion and Intolerance in India: Challenges and Possibilities, Organized by Dept. of Sociology, WBSU, Barasat.WBSU, Barasat2016
In search of a just society: Muslim Women in IndiaEqual Opportunities Cell, Haldia Government College, Purba MedinipurHaldia Government College2016
Social Seclusion of Muslim Women in IndiaWomens Studies Center Vidyasagar UniversityVidyasagar University2016
Constitutional Safeguard for the protection of Minority of IndiaNational Service Scheme Vidyasagar University in collaboration with NSS Regional Directorate KolkataVidyasagar University2016
Social Exclusion of Muslim Women in IndiaDepartment of Political Science , University of BurdwanUniversity of Burdwan2014
Empowerment of Women in India: An OverviewUGC Academic Staff College, Burdwan UniversityBurdwan University,Burdwan2013
"Islame Manabadhikar: Sadharonbodh Banam Rajnitee (in Bengali)Organized by Dept.of Sociology, Khejuri College, Purba Medinipur on 25th and 26th March, 2013Khejuri College, Purba Medinipur2013
"Minority Development: Issues and Challenges"Department of Sociology and Geography, Haldia Govt. College, in collaboration with Haldia Advanced Research Foundation for Human Development, Haldia, Purba Midnapur, on 20th March, 2013Dept. of Sociology, Haldia Govt. College2013
"Everyday Health of Muslims in West Bengal"Department of Sociology, North Bengal University and Sociological Association of West Bengal North Bengal St.Xaviers College and Sponsored by ICSSR on 12 and 13th March, 2013Dept. of Sociology, North Bengal University2013
The Challenges of Ensuring the Mutuality of Human Rights and Rural Development in IndiaBethuadahari College,Bethuadahari, Nadia2011
Women Empowerment and the Role of Self-GroupsKhejuri College ,Khejuri,Medinipur (East)Khejuri College2009
Empowerment of Women through Self-Help Group:A Case study of Paschim MedinipurAcademic Staff CollegeBurdwan University2008
Status of Muslim women and Social Change.Academic Staff college Burdwan UniversityBurdwan University2007
Action ResearchDistrict Project Director,SSM,NadiaKrishnagar,Nadia2007
Problems on Muslim WomenAcademic Staff college, Burdwan UniversityBurdwan University2006
Value/Devalued? Social Solidarity through the pursuit and Cultivation of Moral ValuesDepartment of Sociology, Maharani Kasiswari CollegeKolkata2006
Engendering the way to EqualityCountry Womens Associayion of IndiaKolkata2006
Abhinna Diwani BidhiMrinalini Dutta MahavidyalayaBirati, Kolkata2006
Muslim society and culture.Dept. of Philosophy and Life WorldVidyasagar University,Midnipur2005
Emerging issues in sociological Discourse TodayJadavpur UniversityJadavpur University2005
Micro-Credit, Self Help Groups and Empowerment of Women :Economic, Sociological and Political PerspectiveDepartment of Sociology, Hiralal Mazumdar College for Women,Dakhineswar,Kolkata2005
Workshop on Social Science Research in Eastern India:The Next DecadeEastern Regional Center,ICSSRRanchi2002
Status of Muslim WomenDepartment of Political Science With Rural AdministrationVidyasagar University,Midnipur2002
Women EmpowermentMahishadal Girls College,MahishadalMahishadal Girls College2002
UGC sponsored Seminar on Status of Backward Class WomenVivekananda Misson MahavidyalayaChaityanapur, Medinipur(East)2002
Status of WomenPingala Thana Mahavidyalaya,Pingla,MedinipurPingala Thana Mahavidyalya2001
The Relevance of Gandhian IdeasGandhian Studies Center,Vidyasagar UniversityVidyasagar University,Midniipur2001
Combating Problems of WidoqsJaiprakash Institute of Social ChangeKolkata2001
Workshop on Gender and LawJaiprakash Institute of Social Change, KOlkataSuri, Birbhum2000
Workshop to Review and update the UGsyllabus in Political Science for the Colleges of the University of West BengalWest Bengal State Council for Higher EducationKolkata2000
Workshop to Review and Update the UG syllabus for the Colleges of the University of West BengalWest Bengal State Council for Higher EducationKolkata2000

Membership of Learned Society 
Life Member,Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad
Life Member,Council for political Studies, Kolkata
Member, Sociological Association of West Bengal
Life Member, Indian Sociological Society, New Delhi

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Appointed by the UGC as an expert for evaluation of Seminar/Conference/Workshop proposals for the colleges N.E Region on 18th September, 2012 at Guwahati: Assam.2012
Recruitment of Probationary Officers - Interview Panel, Zonal Office Kolkata, Indian Bank.2012 to 2012
Observer in SET Examination organized by WBCSC.2011 to 2011
Chaired the participants Presentation session to adjudicate April 2012 as part of a ICSSR supported 10 day Research Methodology Workshop organized by the Dept. of Sociology WBSU, Barasat.2012 to 2012
Visiting faculty in the Dept. of Sociology Gour Banga University, Malda.2014 to 2014
Expert in Seminar Programme of the workshop on Research Methodology organized by the Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University2015 to 2015
Attended as expert for the evaluation, allocation of Minor Research Projects/ seminar/ conference/ workshop proposals for colleges of UGC N.E.R.O., Guwahati, Assam.Jan 10th, 2014
Attended as expert for the valuation, allocation of Minor Research Projects/ seminar/ conference/ workshop proposals for colleges of UGC Eastern Region Kolkata, Guwahati, Assam.17th Nov, 2014
Attended as expert for the evaluation, allocation of Minor Research Projects/ seminar/ conference/ workshop proposals for colleges of UGC N.E.R.O., Guwahati, Assam.26th Nov, 2014

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
42nd All India Sociological Conference2017Participated and Paper Presented (Co-presenter) on Gender Discrimination in Labour market of India: Issues and StrategiesOrganized by the Dept. of Sociology, Tezpur University, Assam Dec 27th-30th,2016.
State Level Seminar on "Mass Media and Youth (A Contemporary Issue of Indian Society)"2016Resource PersonHijli College, Kharagpur
One-Day UGC-DEB Sponsored Workshop on Syllabus Restructuring of B.D.P. Sociology On 20th August 20162016ParticipatedNetaji Subhas Open University,Salt Lake, Kolkata
Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Public Finance and Policy2015Presented a paper (corresponding author) on Nexus between Women Empowerment through women employment and Economic Growth in India: 1990-91 to 2011-12UGC and CTRPFP (CSSSC)sponsored Two Day International Seminar on 17-18th February 2015 by Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore and Centre for Training and Research in Public Finace and Policy, CSSC, Kolkata.
Indian Sociological Society-XXXXI All India Sociological Conference2015Presented a paper on Mothers in the SelfHelp Groups:AStudyin Paschim Medinipur District of West BengalDepartment of Sociology and Social Work,Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences(KISS),KIIT University,Bhubaneshwar,Odisha, 27TH-29TH Decembar,2015
40th All India Sociological Conference, Nov 29,30 and Dec 1,20142014Paper PresenterMahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, India, organised by Indian Sociological Society.
XII th Plan Perspective of Higher Education2013ParticipatedOrganised by Umesh Chandra College , Kolkata in Collaboration with WBCUTA at Darbhanga Hall , University of Kolkata
Changing Paradigm of Higher Education : XII Five Year Plan Initiatives2013ParticipatedAIFUCTO in collaboration of Association of Mangalore University College Teacher , Mangalore , Karnataka
Training on Recent Trends and Scope of Application of Social Science Approaches and Tools on 01/12/122012Resource PersonIndian Institute of Bio-Social Research and Development (IBRAD)at Kolkata
Studying Indian Political Thought Through Texts: Reading M.N.Roy Today2012ParticipatedDepartment of International Relations, Jadavpur university and Council for Political Studies,Kolkata
Training Course in Research Methodology in Social Science Research2012Resource PersonWest Bengal State University, Department of Sociology and Indian Council of Social Science Research
Participated in the International Seminar on Meeting Youth Needs in the 21st. Century:Canada and India:Youth Work ,Young People and Youth Policy2011ParticipatedDepartment of Sociology,University of Calcutta
National Seminar on the Problem of Beggary:Realities ,Challenges and Interventions2009ParticipatedNational Institute of Social Defence, New Delhi in collaboration with Jayprakash Institute of SocialChange ,Kolkata,February20-22,2009
Status of Muslim Women in West Bengal:A study of seven districts2008ParticipatedWomen Studies Research Center,University of Calcutta,January 21,2008
Globalization2008Resource PersonDepartment of Commerce,Bethuadahari College ,Nadia,February 1,2008
Relevance of Women Studiesin Contemporary India2008ParticipatedVidyasagar University, Medinipur,February 22,2008
Social Development, Social Movement and the Marginalized-Prospective and Concerns2008Presented a paper onSocial Development and the Empowerment of Marginalized WomenIndira Gandhi National Open university,New Delhi,February 1,2008
Globalization:Potentialities and Predicaments2007ParticipatedDepartment of Sociology,University of Calcutta,January 16-17,2007
Praciting Sociology2007ParticipatedDepartment of Sociology,Maulana Azad College and Sociological Association of Weest Bengal,Kolkata, March9,2007
Social Change in Contemporary West Bengal2007ParticipatedSocial Science Association of West Bengal,Alipore Campus. University of Calcutta ,September22,2007
Workshop on Access to Justice Project, West Bengal2005ParticipatedSecretary ,Access to Justice Project, Government of West Bengal
7th Annual Conference of Political Science Association2004ParticipatedScottish Church College, Kolkata,September18-19,2004
Workshop on Social Science Research in Eastern India:The Next Decade2002ParticipatedEastern Regional Center,ICSSRheld at Ranchi,June24-25,2002
Gandhi and Women2002Resource PersonGandhiab Studies Center, Vidyasagar University, April 20-26,2002
Annual Conference of Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad2002Participated and presented a PaperKolkata ,Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad,January24-26,2002
U.G.C.sponsored Seminar on the Status of Backward Class Women2002Resource PersonVivekananda Mission Mahavidlaya,Chaitnapur, Medinipur,March 16,2002
Women in Indian Politics2002DirectorDepartment of Political Science, Vidyasagar University,March 18-19,2002
Confronting Inequality:Muslim OBC2002Participated and presented a paper on Problems of Identification of Muslim OBC inWest BengalDepartment ofSociology,University of Mumbai, March26-27,2002
Urban West Bengal:Currents Issues2002ParticipatedCenter for Urban Economies Studies,University of Calcutta
Workshop to Review and Update the UG syllabus in PoliticalScience for Colleges of the University of WEst Bengal2000Acted as Resource PersonWest Bengal State Council for Higher Education,Kolkata,July10-11,2000
Two Day Workshop on the revision of syllabus in Political science1999Resource PersonDepartment of Political Science With Rural Administration Panskura Banamali Collge, Panskura, March 19-20,1999
Workshop in Development/Transformation of Study Materials1999ParticipatedDirectorate of Distance Education,Vidyasagar University and Netaji Subhas Open University,Decembar 17-18,1999
ICSSR Doctoral Fellow Seminor1989ParticipatedBombay,ICSSR,Nov.23-25,1989
XIX ALL India Sociological Conference1989Participated Presented a PaperHisar,Haryana March 3-5,1989
XXIX All India Sociological Conference1988Participated and Presented a PaperAll India Sociological Conference, Osmania University, Hyderabad,Decembar 22-24,1997


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
UGC Sponsored One Day State Level Seminar on The Relevance of Methodology in Social Science Research, in Department of Sociology, Vidyasagar University 26th March 20152015ConvenerUGC- Unassigned Grant, Vidyasagar University
Contextualizing Caste2006Organizing SecretaryUGC Unassigned Grants, Vidyasagar University
Governance Gender in West Bengal2004Organizing Secretary(Jt.)Sachetana, Kolkata and Vidyasagar
Women in Indian Politics2002Organizing SecretaryUGC Unassigned Grants, Vidyasagar University

Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
ICSSR Doctoral FellowICSSR New Delhi1987

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