Prof. Vijoy S Sahay

Honorary Member

Former Emeritus Professor
Former Head, Department of Anthropology
Allahabad University
Editor, The Oriental Anthropologist

Prof. Vijoy S Sahay

Professor Vijoy S. Sahay, Former Head, Department of Anthropology, Allahabad University, did his B.A. (Honours), M.A., and PhD in Anthropology from Ranchi University. He was awarded PhD for his exceptional research work on the Nicobar Archipelago. Professor Sahay’s main areas of interest in Anthropology have been teaching anthropological theories and conducting field research among the most particularly vulnerable tribal groups of the country. Professor Sahay is the Editor-in-Chief of the internationally renowned anthropological research journal, The Oriental Anthropologist, published biannually by the SAGE Publications. His latest book Experiencing Anthropology in the Nicobar Archipelago has been published by the Routledge. His forthcoming book is on Anthropological Thought: From Evolutionism to Postmodernism and After. Professor Sahay has also been member of two important committees constituted by the Government of India for the protection and preservation of the dwindling tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.