Designation: Associate Professor
Specialization: Social, Economic and Cultural History; History of marginal communities (tribes, peasants, subalterns) of India particularly Northeast India and of Upp
Email: jkmguite [AT] gmail.com
BA, MA, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Department of History
Canchipur, Imphal - 795003
E-mail: jkmguite [AT] gmail.com
Since 1/12/2008 Assistant Professor, Department of History, Assam University, Silchar, Assam, India
Since 4/07/2015 Assistant Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Since 16/01/2020 Associate Professor, Department of History, Manipur University, Canchipur
2003 – 2009 Ph. D., (History) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
2001 – 2003 M. Phil., (History) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
1999 – 2001 Master of Arts (History), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
1996 – 1999 Bachelor of Arts (History), University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Social, Economic and Cultural History; History of marginal communities (tribes, peasants, subalterns) of India particularly Northeast India and of Upper Burma; Modern and contemporary history of India; Borderland Studies; Military history and sub-nationalist movements.
Publications & other research papers
Against State, Against History: Freedom, Resistance and Statelessness in Upland Northeast India, Oxford University Press, 2018.
The Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919: A Frontier Uprising Against Imperialism during the First World War (edited with Thongkholal Haokip), Routledge, 2018.
Published Research Papers:
“Representing local participation in INA–Japanese Imphal Campaign: The case of Kukis in Manipur, 1943-45,” Indian Historical Review, 37(2), Dec. 2010: 291–310.
“Monuments, Memory and Forgetting in Postcolonial North-East India,” Economic & Political Weekly, February 19, 2011, Vol. XLVI, No. 8: 56-64. (Russian rendition in Irina Prokofieva ed., Portrait and Sculpture: Territories, Ideologies, and Ethnicities as Viewed through Material Objects, Vostochnaya Literatura, Moscow, 2014).
“Civilisation and its malcontents: The politics of Kuki raid in nineteenth century Northeast India,” The Indian Economic and Social History Review, 48 (3), 2011: 339–76.
“The English Company and the Catholics of Madras, in the Age of Religious Conflicts in England, 1640–1750”, Studies in History, 28 (2), 2012: 179–201.
“Colonialism and Its Unruly?—The Colonial State and Kuki Raids in Nineteenth Century Northeast India,” Modern Asian Studies, 48 (5), Sep 2014: 1188-1232, published online: 28 Aug 2013.
“One Event, Two States: Commemorating the Deaths of 1891 in Manipur”, Indian Historical Review, 42(2), 2015, pp. 1–35.
“Colonial violence and its ‘Small Wars’: Fighting the Kuki ‘guerillas’ during the Great War in Northeast India, 1917-1919”, Small Wars & Insurgencies, 30:2, 2019, pp. 447-478.
“Remembering Second World War: Memory, Politics and Deception”, Journal of North East India Studies, 5(1), Jan-Jun, 2015: 1-11.
“Against State, Against History: Rewriting the Pasts of the Tribes of Northeast India”, NMML Occasional Paper: History and Society (New Series), No. 76, 2015.
“The Enchanted Community: Kaose and Doi (Witchcraft) Among the Kukis of Northeast India”, Journal of North East India Studies, Vol. 6(1), Jan.-Jun. 2016: 21-61.
“Society, Culture, and Conversion: The Jesuit Madurai Mission in Tamilnadu, 1650-1750 AD,” Indian Church History Review, vol. XLII, No. 2, December 2008: 135-167.
“Oral’s Choice, Choosing Orality”, in Malsawmdawngliana, et. al. eds Orality and Folk Literature in the Age of Print Culture: India’s Northeast Experience, (Guwahati: Scientific Book), 2014: 44-66.
“Marginalized Ethnicity: Colonial State and Ethnogenesis in India’s North-East” in Sajal Nag & Ishrat Alam (ed), Blending Nation and Region: Essays in Honour of Late Professor Amalendu Guha, (Delhi: Primus Books), 2018, pp. 384-425.
“Introduction” in J. Guite & T. Haokip (eds), The Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919: A Frontier Uprising Against Imperialism during the First World War, Routledge, September, 2018, pp. 1-33.
“‘Fighting the white men till the last bullet’: the general course of the Anglo-Kuki War”, in J. Guite & T. Haokip (eds), The Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919: A Frontier Uprising Against Imperialism during the First World War, Routledge, September, 2018, pp.37-90.
“From Fishermen to Boatmen: The Mucquas of Madras, 1650-1750” in Yogesh Sharma (ed.) Coastal Histories: Society and Ecology in Pre-Modern India, (Delhi: Primus Books), 2010: 181-207.
“‘Black Portuguese’ in the ‘White Town’ of Madras, 1640-1750” in Yogesh Sharma and Pius Malekandathil eds Cities in Medieval India, (Delhi: Primus Books), 2014: 687-713.