About the Seminar

The international seminar on the theme "Anthropology, Health, and Disease: Eliminating Disparities" aspires to provide a platform for Indian researchers and institutions to showcase their work, share findings, and engage in collaborative research projects with international experts. This will help strengthen the research capacities of Indian institutions and contribute to the generation of scientific evidence in the field of anthropology and health. This one day international seminar, on 4th August 2023, will be conducted in state of art campus of Amity University which is situated in Noida. The Seminar is organised by Centre for Anthropology and shall facilitate the integration of various scientific disciplines such as anthropology, medicine, epidemiology, and public health by bringing together experts from diverse fields to promote cross-disciplinary dialogue to address health disparities.

About Amity University, Noid Campus

Amity University is a highly research-focussed, innovation-driven and interdisciplinary University with over 35,000 full-time students at its main campus in Noida (Delhi NCR). The focus on quality has led the University to be ranked # 22 among all Indian Universities in NIRF 2022, the # 1 Private University since the last nine years by India Today and amongst the top 3% Universities globally by QS and Times Higher Education. Amity is also the only University in India to have US regional accreditation (by WASC) and be QAA (UK) accredited. It is part of the Amity Education Group with over 1,75,000 students across campuses in 12 countries.

About Centre for Anthropology

The Center for Anthropology is committed to educating and engaging in research on the wide range of cultures present in the world today. Its goal is to promote awareness about both cultural and biological diversity and emphasize the importance of this knowledge in people's lives. To ensure that students stay abreast of the latest advancements in Applied Anthropology, the center prioritizes offering comprehensive training in various aspects of human existence.


Renowned scholars and scientists from various Universities and Research Institutes of India and abroad such as Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, University of Delhi, Punjab University, United India Anthropology Forum, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Utkal University, Sambalpur University, The INCLEN Trust, Sweden University, Comilla University, Bangladesh. University of Washington Seattle, USA etc.

Who Should Attend:-

  • Renowned scholars from various National and International Institutions.
  • Teachers from different Universities and Colleges involved in biological and Social Science research
  • Government/NGO Officials of different Institutes dealing with mankind such as medicine, culture etc;
  • Research Scholars attached to various branches of Anthropology and other allied sciences.

Objectives of the Seminar:

  • To bring together leading academicians, scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research outcomes on all aspects of Anthropology, Diseases and Disparities.
  • To scientifically analyze the paradigm shift and challenges of Anthropology, Disease and Health.
  • Scientific debates and discussion on the recent research findings and challenges.
  • To provide opportunity to build networks with other academicians and experts in the field of Anthropology across the world and to share thoughts on recent advances and breakthroughs.
  • To bring people together who share a common discipline and interest from different parts of the world, bringing different forms of ideas which will help to build SDG-3 to ensure healthy lives and promote well being for all at all ages.


  • Global Health: Anthropological Perspective
  • Critical Perspectives on Culture, Health, and Disease
  • Emerging Technologies: Health in the Digital Age
  • Anthropology and Public Health Epidemiology
  • Anthropology and Indigenous Health
  • Molecular Anthropology: Current perspective and Approaches

Program Schedule

08:30 – 09:30 AM: Registration

09:30 – 10:30 AM: Inauguration

10:30 – 11:00 AM: Plenary session

11:00 – 11:30 AM: Tea Break

11:30 – 01:30 PM: Parallel Sessions 

Session I : Global Health Anthropological Perspectives

Session II: Critical Perspectives on Culture, Health & Disease

Session III: Anthropology and Indigenous Health

01:30 – 02:30 AM: Lunch Break 

02:30 – 04:30 PM: Parallel Sessions 

Session IV : Anthropology and Public Health Epidemiology

Session V: Emerging Technologies: Health in the Digital Age

Session VI: Molecular Anthropology: Current Perspectives and Approaches

04:30 – 5:30 PM: Valedictory Session



Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan

Founder President

Amity Group of Institutions


Dr. Atul Chauhan

Chancellor, Amity University


Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla

Vice-Chancellor, Amity University

Advisory Committee:

Amity University Uttar Pradesh

Dr. W. Selvamurthy

Prof . B.C Das

Prof. Sanjay Kumar

Prof. D.K. Bandyopadhyay 

United India Anthropology Forum

Prof. D.K. Behera

Prof. P.C. Joshi

Prof. Shalina Mehta

Prof. A.K. Kalla

Prof. S. Gregory

Organizing Secretary

Prof (Dr.) Roumi Deb


Dr. Rupak Mukhopadhyay

Dr. N.K. Mungreiphy 

Dr. Tarun Joshi


Registration Fees

For Indian Academicians/Scientists/Faculty

Registration without Accommodation

₹ 2000/-

Registration with Accommodation

₹ 3500/-

For Research Scholars/Post Docs/Students

Registration without Accommodation

₹ 1000/-

Registration with Accommodation

₹ 2500/-

For International delegates


Last Date of Registration: 31st July’2023

  • Contact Us

Prof. (Dr.)Roumi Deb,
Head, Centre for Anthropology
Tel:- 0120-4392169
Mobile:- 9868183687
E-mail:- rdev@amity.edu