Dr. Bhangya Bhukya: A Authority on the History of Lambadas
Dr. Bhangya Bhukya M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D. Associate Professor and I/c Head Dept. of History Nizam College (Autonomous) Osmania University Basheerbagh, Hyderabad-500001, AP, India
Bhangya Bhukya joined service at Nizam College on October 13, 1997. He
did his M.A and M.Phil in History from University of Hyderabad.
teaching in the Department for five years He moved to United Kingdom
on the Ford Foundation International Fellowship to do his Ph.D. He
worked with David Hardiman (one of the founder members of the Subaltern
Studies Project) on “Power, Subaltern and Identity: The Making of the
Lambada Community of Hyderabad State” for his Doctoral in the
Department of History, University of Warwick.
He is presently
interested in Community Histories, the effects of Power/Knowledge,
Govern mentality and Dominance on Subaltern Communities, particularly
advises; the state and nationalism, and Identity Movements by forest
and hill People in the nineteenth and twentieth century India.
He has published most influential books on the history of Lambada Community.
He has attended and presented papers in international conferences in United Kingdom and United States.
He delivered lectures at School of Oriental and African Studies, London, University of Oxford and University of Edinburgh.
his rigorous academic scholarship, he is also associated with Adivasi
(Aboriginal) and Dalit Liberation movements in the state of Andhra
Pradesh. In this connection, he has written a number of news paper
articles in Deccan Chronicle (English), Vaartha and Andhra Jyothy
(Telugu). Some of his publications are ‘The Subjugated Nomads: The
Lambadas under the rule of the Nizams’, Orient Longman, Hyderabad
(forthcoming), Co-author: ‘The Lambadas: A community Besieged,’ United
Nation International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Hyderabad, 2002.
And some of the articles are ‘Delinquent Subjects: Dacoity and the
Creation of a Surveillance Society in Hyderabad State’, in ‘Indian
Economic and Social History Review,’(April-June 2007),’Colonization of
Forest and Emergence of Gond Nationalism in Hyderabad State’, Itihasa,
vol. XXX, No. 1&2, January-December, 2004, State Archives of Andhra
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