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Dr. Zacaria T.V

Designation : Assistant Professor and Head
Contact : Email : zacariatv@yahoo.com
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Qualification : MA, M. Phil, PhD
Teaching Experience : 18 Years
Research : Nature of Working Class Struggle in Kerala- A Case study of Mavoor Agitation (M. Phil)

Interface between trade union and environmental movements in Kerala (Ph.D)

Publications : Papers Published
a) Nature of Environmental movements in Kerala: A study of Chaliyar Movement – ISDA ( 2012)
b) Extraction Industries and Environmental Impact: A Study of Grasim Industries Mavoor, MySociety, Mysore (2012)
c) Trade union movement in Kerala: Trends and developments, IJARED, Calicut
( 2013)

Papers presented : Papers Presented in National Seminars/Workshops

a) Paper on ‘Indo-US Relations:Background in Transformation’ presented at Annual workshop on American Studies organized by SIASN Chennai in collaboration with Department of Political Science, Pondicherry University (7th - 9th September 2001).
b) Paper on ‘War against Terrorism and US Image in India’ presented at the workshop on ‘Multiculturalism, Pluralism and Terrorism in the United States: American Studies in the Twenty First Century’ jointly organized by the Dept. of Political Science, S V University, Tirupathi and SIASN Chennai (3rd to 5th January 2003)
c) Paper on ‘Middle East Policy and American national image’ presented at Annual Workshop on American Studies organized by SIASN, Chennai in collaboration with the Madurai Kamaraj University and the Public Affairs section, US consulate General Chennai from 22-24 January 2004
d) Paper on ‘Religion and Politics: A study of Christian fundamentalism in United States’ presented in the XII Annual workshop on American Studies organized by SIASN Chennai in collaboration with Karnataka University –Hubli- Dharwad from 26-28 November , 2004
e) Paper on ‘Nature of Environmentalism in Kerala: Divergent perspectives’ presented in the two day National Seminar on ‘The North South Gap: Politics, Development and Governance’ organized by the Department of Political Science, university of Kerala, Thiruvanathapuram on 13-14 May 2013.

Seminars or Workshops attended : a) II Workshop in American Studies organized by ASRC Hyderabad during 7-9 September 1999
b) National Seminar on ‘Future of Parliamentary democracy in India’ jointly organized by the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs and Department of Political Science, university of Kerala on August 12-13, 2004 at Old Assembly Hall, Thiruvanathapuram
c) National Seminar on Comprehensive South Indian Security’ jointly organized by Delhi Policy Group, Department of Political Science and V K Krishna Menon Center for International Relations on July 30,2005 at Thiruvanathapuram
d) State Level Camp of Tourism Clubs organized by Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala on 7-8 March 2005 at Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala
e) District Tourism Camp organized by District Tourism Promotion Council, Malappuram on 12-13 February 2005 at Erumamunda, Nilambur, Kerala
f) NAAC Sponsored State Level workshop on Sustenance and Enhancement of Internal Quality: Tasks, Programs and their Relevance’ organized by IQAC Mary Matha College Mananthavady on 20-12 June 2006 at Mananthavady
g) National Seminar on Democracy, Decentralization and Participation : Decentralized Governance in Kerala, A decade and Beyond’ organized by V K Krishna Menon Chair for Parliamentary Affairs and Department of Parliamentary Affairs, government of Kerala on April 24-25, 2007 at Old Legislature Hall, Thiruvanathapuram
h) National Seminar on Globalization, Ethnicity and Terrorism’ organized by Department of Political Science, university of Kerala on 11-12 February 2008 at Thiruvanathapuram
i) National Seminar on Restructuring Undergraduate Curriculum’ organized jointly by University of Calicut, MEASS College Areakode, SSA College, Areakode and EMEA College Kondotti on 25-26 August 2008 at Seminar Complex, University of Calicut
j) Two day Orientation Program on Grading for College Teachers organized by Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvanathapuram on 30-31 July 2008 at Thiruvanathapuram
k) Seminar on ‘Reaccreditation And Best Practices’ organized by St Mary’s College, Sultan battery, on 3 November 2008 at Sultan Battery
l) Five-Day Workshop on ‘Curriculum Designs for West Asian Studies’ held under joint auspices of KSHEC and University of Calicut on 3-7 March 2009 at Department of Russian, university of Calicut

Admin. Positions : 1. Research Supervisor for the state of Kerala, National Election Study 1996, conducted by CSDS, New Delhi
2. Convener, Accommodation committee, State Mini Volleyball Championships
Achievements (1997)
3. Staff Editor (1997)
4. Director, Fine Arts(1998)
5. Malappuram District Teacher Coordinator for Tourism Clubs(2006-07)
6. Member, District Level Technical Advisory Committee for Tourism and Culture, Malappuram(2004-05)
7. Warden, EMEA Men’s Hostel( 2006)
8. Director, Student Advisory Scheme(2002)
9. Convener, reception Committee, EMEA Jubilee Celebrations (2008)
10. Programme officer, National Service Scheme(2005-2008)
11. Teacher Coordinator, Tourism Club(2004-2009)
12. Member, Library Advisory Committee( 2005-09)
13. Member, Board of Studies In West Asian Studies, University of Calicut (2006-12)
14. Member, Women’s Hostel Advisory Committee ( 2005-09)
15. Chief Superintendent, PSC Examination Center at EMEA College Kondotti (2007)
16. Staff Advisor, College Union(2012-13)
17. Coordinator NAAC Steering Committee for re-accreditation, EMEA College Kondotti(2014-15)
18. Judging Panel Member for Youth Parliament Competitions (2009- )
19. Member, Faculty of Humanities, University of Calicut(2008-)
20. Member, Board of Studies in Political Science, University of Calicut (2013-)
21. Nodal Officer, All India Survey on Higher Education(2012- )
22. Governing Board Member of Catholicate and MD Schools( 2012-)
23. Coordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Cell(IQAC), EMEA College of Arts and Science, Kondotti (2007-2009 and 2012-)
24. Member, Staff Council, EMEA College of Arts and Science, Kondotti(1996-)
25. Member, Editorial Board, IJARED Journal, (2013 -)

Other details : Orientation and Training Programs attended

a) Judges Training Program for the Youth Parliament Competitions 2012-13 organized by the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs on 24 August 2012 at Banquet Hall, Government Guest House, Thycaud, Thiruvanathapuram
b) Refresher course in Political Science organized by the Academic Staff College, University of Kerala from 27-12-2007 to 16-01-2008 held at Thiruvanathapuram
c) Two-day Trainers training program for NSS Program Officers conducted by Kerala State Pollution Control Board on 27-28 March 2008 at Kannur
d) One- Day Training Program for DLTAC members in connection with the formulation of annual Plan 2004-05 of Local bodies held on 31.03.2004 at Palace Auditorium, Malappuram
e) Training Program for Tourism Club Co Coordinators in connection with Tourism Awareness Campaign organized by DTPC, Malappuram held on 17-09-2004 at DTPC office, Malappuram
f) Training Program for Tourism Club Co Coordinators organized by Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies, Thiruvanathapuram held on 9 February 2005 at Malappuram
g) Refresher Training Course for the Program Officers of the National Service Scheme, organized by the Training and Orientation Center, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalammassery, Ernakulum held on 09-13 October 2006 at Rajagiri
h) Orientation Training Course for the Program Officers of the National Service Scheme, organized by the Training and Orientation Center, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Ernakulum held on 12-21 July 2005 at Rajagiri
i) Refresher Course in Human rights organized by Academic Staff College, University of Calicut from 14.09.2010 to 04.10. 2010 at University of Calicut
j) Refresher Course in Environmental Studies organized by Academic Staff College, University of Calicut from 10.09.2009 to 30.09.2009 at University Center Aranattukara, Thrissur
k) Orientation programme organized by the Academic Staff College, University of Mysore from 03.11.2006 to 30.11.2006 at Mysore
l) Refresher course in Political Science organized by the Academic Staff College, University of Kerala from 27.12.2007 to 16.01.2008 at Kariavattam, Thiruvanathapuram
m) National Integration Camp organized by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India from 21-27 November, 2005 at St Joseph’s College of Engineering, Jeppiar Nagar, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai

   
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