Core Faculty

Dr. Sumant Kumar

Assistant Professor


sumant.kumar@alliance.edu.in

Dr. Sumant Kumar obtained his M.Phil and Ph.D. degree from Centre for West AsianStudies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Dr. Sumant Kumar holds B.A. (Hons.) degree in History from Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh and Master's degree in Human Rights and Duties Education from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Dr. Sumant Kumar has participated in the several seminars and symposiums, aside from doing his own research. He has presented several papers related to his area of specialisation. He has also teaching experience in Human Rights, Political Science and International Relations, and Law subjects in Central University of Jharkhand. He has published several papers in his areas of specialization such as; Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Tribal Rights, Child Rights, Indian Foreign Policy, Islam and on West Asian region.

Dr. Kumar has published several books and research papers in reputed journals.

      Books

  1. Published (co-author Edited Book) Titled “Protection of Child Rights in India: An Uncertain Future”, from S. K Book Agency, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-8315-893-5 (Year 2017)
     
  2. Published (co-author Edited Book) Titled “Women’s Rights: Issues and Implications” from SSDN Publisher, New Delhi with ISBN No. 978-93-8357-544-2 (Year 2017)
     
  3. Published (self-author Edited Book) Titled “India’s Relations with the World: Under the Leadership of Narendra Modi” from Avon Publication, New Delhi with ISBN No. 978-93-8183-994-2 (Year 2017)
     
  4. Published (self-author Book) Titled “Human Rights and Islam: A Study of West Asia” from SSDN Publisher, New Delhi with ISBN No. 978-93-8357-596-1 (Year 2017).
     
  5. Published (self-author Book) titled “Iran’s Dilemma: Universalism Vs Cultural Relativism”, ISBN NO. 978-1-365-294211”, Ishara Publishing House, New Delhi, (Year 2016) PP. 145.

 

      Chapters in Book

  1. Published (One Chapter) Titled “Zero Tolerance’ on Child Begging: a Bitter Truth” under the book “Protection of Child Rights in India: An Uncertain Future”, from S. K Book Agency, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-8315-893-5 (Year 2017) PP 110-122.
     
  2. Published (One Chapter) titled “The Sweet-and-Sour India-Maldives Relationship, under the book titled “India’s Relations with the World: Under the Leadership of Narendra Modi”, from Avon Publication, New Delhi with ISBN No. 978-93-8183-994-2 (Year 2017)
     
  3. Published (one chapter) named “Women Empowerment in India: A Way Ahead” in the book titled “Women’s Rights: Issues and Implications”, from SSDN Publisher, New Delhi with ISBN No. 978-93-8357-544-2 (Year 2017) PP. 1–46.
     
  4. Published (one chapter) named “India’s Diplomacy on Energy Security” in the Book Titled “Modi’s Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Power: Issues and Challenges”, Ansh Book International, New Delhi, ISBN NO. 978-81-9293-274-3 (Year 2016) PP. 189-203.
     
  5. Published (one Chapter) in the book Democracy and Human Rights in Tribal Area “Tribal’s development in India: Promises and Performances” Alfa Publication, New Delhi (2015). ISBN: 978-93-83292-98-1, PP- 57-77.
     
  6. Published (One Chapters) “Transformation in Indian Foreign Policy under Narendra Modi” in the Book titled “India’s Foreign Policy in 21st Century, G.B. Books, New Delhi (ISBN no. 978-93-83930-29-6) PP. 214-252.
     
  7. Published (One Chapters) “India’s role in the Nation-Building of Afghanistan”, in the Book titled “India’s Foreign Policy in 21st Century, G.B. Books, New Delhi (ISBN no. 978-93-83930-29-6), PP. 112-127.

     

      Article

  1. Published article titled “Challenges and Prospect of human rights reform in Turkey: A Study of Kurds” in an international referred research Journal Anukriti, Vol.5, N0.3, April-June 2015, ISSN: 2250-1193.

 

Presented in National and International Seminar/Conferences

  1. Presented a paper in International Seminar on Internal Changes in South Asia: Challenges and Opportunities, titled “Quest for Regional Dominance in Indian Ocean: An Indian Approach to Maldives” on 20-21 April 2017, organized by Centre for International Relations, Central University Jharkhand.
     
  2. Presented a paper in National Seminar on Tribal Rights in the State of Jharkhand: Violations and Implementation titled “Illusion of Development: Tribal Resistance Movement in Jharkhand” on 18-19 February, 2017 in P.K Roy Memorial College, Dhanbad.
     
  3. Presented a paper in National Seminar on Rights of Children and Their Plight in Jharkhand, titled “Child Trafficking in Jharkhand: A Gap between Policy Formation and Implementation” on 28-29 January, 2017 in P.K Roy Memorial College, Dhanbad.
     
  4. Presented a paper titled “The Survival of Islamic State: US and UN Politics in Syria” in Second West Asia Studies National Convention on Socio-Political Turmoil in West Asia organised by Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, on 24-26 November 2016.
     
  5. Presented a paper in National Conference titled “Islamic State: An Unending Crisis” in Third Conference on India Strategic Thinkers on Enduring Strategic Challenges and India's Response in Challenging Scenario, organised by Centre for Policy Analysis, Patna on 26-27 October 2016.
     
  6. Presented a paper in Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak on 12th-14th July 2016, titled “Women Empowerment in India: A Way Ahead” in Three Days International Seminar on New Education Policy and NAMODI Framework. 
     
  7. Presented a paper in National Seminar on Tribal Resistance Movement in India, at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak on 21-22 September 2015, titled of “The Unending Saga of Resistance: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Tribal Movement in India”
     
  8. Presented a paper in West Asian Studies National Convention on West Asia and Changing World on 12-14 November 2014, paper titled “Impact of Arab Spring on Saudi Arabia”, organized by Centre for West Asian Studies, JNU.
     
  9. Presented a paper in National Seminar at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak on India’s Foreign Policy: Issues and Prospects in 21st Century on 24-25 September 2014, paper titled “India’s Role in the Nation-Building of Afghanistan”.
     
  10. Presented a paper in a Student Seminar on “West Asia: Heritage and Transformation” on 24-25 March 2014, paper titled, “Human Rights Reforms in Saudi Arabia”, Centre for West Asia Studies, JNU, and New Delhi.
     
  11. Presented a paper in National Seminar on Democracy and Human Rights in the Tribal Areas of Central India, paper titled “Tribal’s development in India: Promises and Performances” on 26-27 February, 2014 by Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, M.P.
     
  12. Presented a paper in International Conference on “Redrawing the Boundaries on International Relation: Going beyond State and Power” on 20-22 February 2014, paper titled “The Politicization of Humanitarian Intervention” in Revenshaw University, Cuttack.
     
  13. Presented a paper in Student Seminar conducted in CWAS/JNU, paper titled “Politics of Human rights in the Arab Spring “on 30 October 2012.
     
  14. Presented a paper in National Seminar on “GCC States and the Arab Spring”, on 21-22 March 2012, paper titled “The Politics of Human Rights Violations in the Arab Spring” in Centre for West Asian Studies, JNU.

 

Lectures

  1. Delivered a Lecture on “Challenges and Prospects of Consumer Rights in India” in Shyama Prasad Mukherji College (Delhi University, Delhi) on 14 September 2012.
     
  2. Delivered a Lecture on “Evolution of Human Rights in India” in Vinoba Bhave University on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2015.

 

Chaired Sessions      

  1. Chaired session in National Seminar on “Woman & Child Rights: Issues and Challenges in India” organised on 14 November 2016 by National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi.
     
  2. Chaired session on “Child Rights in Jharkhand”, 28-29 January, 2017 in P.K Roy Memorial College, Dhanbad.

 

Supervised

Supervised two B.Ed Dissertation and one LLM Dissertation