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Memorial Lactures

EFCS has been holding lectures in memory of D.N. Majumdar and K.S. Mathur. In this series a number of lectures have been delivered by eminent scholars. Some of the lectures delivered are :

D.N. Majumdar Memorial Lectures Delivered K.S. Mathur Memorial Lectures
Prof. S.C. Dube 1. Social Science in Changing Society. Dr. H.K. Rakshit Some Socio-Cultural Practices of the Tribes of Middle and South India
2. The Growth of Indian Anthropology and a Blueprint for the Seventies. Prof. L.P. Vidyarthi Industrial Anthropology
Prof. H.D. Sankalia New Archaeology: Its Scope and Application to India Prof. V.N. Misra Journals and Prehistory of Indian Society
1. 1.New Archaeology. Dr. Sachin Roy Museum and Museology in India
2. Archaeology in India. Prof. S.C. Tewari Genetic Polymorphism in Human Population
Prof. S.R.K. Chopra Early Man in India (two lectures) Prof. K.N. Sharma Modernisation and Development
Prof. C. Von Furer 1. Developments among the Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh Dr. B.D. Sharma Technology for Tribal Development
2. The Soul and the Land of the Dead: South Asian Views Prof. P.K. Bhowmick Tribal Development Today
Prof. T.N. Madan Culture, Society and Modernisation (two lectures)Prof. Prof. Vinay K. Srivastava Some Thoughts on Anthropology in India
Prof. B.B. Lal History of Ramayana and Mahabharata- how an archaeologist looks at the problem (two lectures) Prof. D. K. Bhattacharya Anthropology at Cross Roads: Reflections on Reguvenation of Traditional Areas
Prof. Ramkrishna Mukherjee Culture and Society: The Context of India in particular (two volumes) Prof. A.K. Danda On Relevance of Anthropology : India
Prof. B.M. Das Peoples and Cultures of North-East India (two lectures) P. Venkata Rao Economic Anthropology In India : A Reflection and a Perspective
Dr. D.P. Sinha New Frontiers of Anthropology: Cultural Contours of Management
Prof. N.S. Reddy Tribal Sub-Plan: Precept and Practice
Prof. R.S. Khare Strands in Cultural Imaginations: Interpreting Scholarly Itineraries in Indian Anthropology
Prof. R.K. Jain Indian Diaspora and Modernity: A Comparative picture
Prof. J. C. Sharma Meaning of Human Evolution in the light of Vedic Philosophy and Mordern Science
Prof. Imtiaz Ahmad Is there Caste among Muslims in India?


Established in the year 1978 and named after late K.S. Mathur, Head, Department of Anthropology who served as General Secretary of EFCS and played an important role in its growth, the Library has a rich collection of books relating to Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociology, Folk and Tribal Culture and other allied areas.
Since its inception it has been getting enriched by donations of books from the life members and other well wishers. The library also maintains a collection of several journals from India and abroad. In recent times it has emerged as a popular place for the researchers, students and aspirants for the Civil Services Examination.