GUWAHATI: To celebrate the 571st birth anniversary of Srimanta Sankaradeva, the literary and socio-cultural research magazine Swarnalipi as a part of its 11 year journey is organizing a webinar on the theme "Relevance of Sankaradeva Studies" on September 26. The webinar will be inaugurated by eminent litterateur, poet and scholar Dr. Nagen Saikia, former Professor of Dibrugarh University.
During the webinar, four major aspects of Sankaradeva's studies will be highlighted from his humanistic and scholarly point of views. Dr. Pona Mahanta, former Professor of English at Dibrugarh University will deal with Sankaradeva's plays while Dr. Pradip Jyoti Mahanta, former Professor of Cultural Studies at Tezpur University will present an analytical approach to his poetry. Dr. Archana Baruah, Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati will give a thorough light on the philosophy of Sankaradeva studies and Dr. Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti, academician cum President of Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva will deal with the socio-economic role of Sankaradeva followed by an interactive session. The session will be conducted by Hridayananda Gogoi, Editor of Swarnalipi and renowned writer Dr. Parag Kumar Bhattacharyya will chair the occasion.
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