11th Feb 2019 11:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Feb 11: The Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies (AITS), Rajiv Gandhi University, in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), National Museum of Mankind, Bhopal, an autonomous organisation of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India is organizing a two day national seminar on ‘Cultural Heritage of Arunachal Pradesh spread over February 11 & 12.
The seminar, intended to provide an open forum for discussion on essential cultural issues relating to the state was attended by Professor Saket Kushwaha, Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University as chief guest, Professor S.K. Chaudhuri, Director, IGRMS, Professor A.C. Sinha, Former Dean, School of Social Sciences, North Eastern Hill University along with faculty members and scholars from various disciplines , within and outside the state. 
Professor A.C. Sinha presented the keynote address on the theme Arunachal Pradesh: Some Issues pertaining to Pre-history, History, Society, and Polity.’  Addressing the gathering the Vice Chancellor stated that different disciplines recognise and understand definitions of cultural heritage differently. He also highlighted on the importance of tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the country and urged the youths to participate, be more involved and undertake documentation of the rich traditions that the state and country has to offer. 
Various research articles and papers ranging from theoretical discussions to ethnographic presentations on different dimensions of cultural heritage were presented by the participants and discussed. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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