Journal of Tribal Intellectual Collective India
Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action
Indian Journal Of Dalit and Tribal Social Work
(ISSN 2321-5437)
UGC: 45416 (Till 1st May 2018)
(Two Issues Per Year)
Next Issue: April 2019
(ISSN 2321-5429)
UGC: 41613
(Three Issues Per Year)
(One Special Issue Per Year)
Next Special Issue: February 2019
Upcoming Issue: May 2019
(ISSN 2320-2130)
UGC: 45429 (Till 1st May 2018)
(Two Issues Per Year)
Next Issue: June 2019


The TICI Journals are double blind, open-access, peer reviewed journals engaging with multiple intersecting realities, with a definitive focus on Adivasi and Dalit episteme. It is an endeavor of the ‘Tribal Intellectual Collective India’. Its primary goal is to bring to the public academic domain research papers and articles by scholars, teachers, activists, entrepreneurs and practitioners, working on varied global issues, with a special focus on South Asia.

TICI Journals encourage scholarly writing that engages with fundamental issues sourced directly from peoples lived experience. The Journals provide opportunity for constructive theoretical engagement and critical dialogue in the interest of social justice and empowerment. Our Journals are unique in the sense that it is owned, run and supported by the Tribal community in India and it is the last few remaining journals in Tribal Studies and the studies of Dalit/Tribe intersection.

The TICI Journals are publish by TICI in collaboration with adivaani (an archiving, chronicling and publishing outfit of and by adivasis registered as a Trust (No. 4326 of 2012, West Bengal) operating out of Kolkata and supported academically by faculty of the Center for Social Justice & Governance, TISS, Mumbai. The tici journals are available for free as on-line journals.  The Tribal Intellectual Collective India holds the copyright of all articles in TICI journals.

The TICI has three book projects. Two of the book projects, namely the ‘Tribal and Adivasi Studies -Perspectives from Within’ (TAS) series and the ‘Tribal and Adivasi Knowledge Project’ (TAKP) are with adivaani. The third TICI project, the ‘Tribal and Adivasi Discourse’ (TAD) series is in collaboration with The Shared Mirror Publishing House, Hyderabad.

We take no processing fee for articles submitted to us, nor funds from any Institution for the Tribal Intellectual Collective India.

Tribal Intellectual Collective India

Virginius Xaxa
National Convener (Organisation)
Bipin Jojo (TISS, Mumbai)
National Convener (Knowledge Production)
Ruby Hembrom (Director, adivaani, Kolkata)
National Convener (Academic)
bodhi s.r (TISS, Mumbai)
Coordinator Research
Abhay Xaxa (Convener, National Campaign for Adivasi Human Rights)
Coordinator Field Immersion
Raju Narzary (Director, NERSWN Kokrajhar)
Academic Convener- History
Bhangya Bhukya (Professor, University of Hyderabad)
Academic Convener- Philosophy Xavier Mao (Professor, NEHU, Shillong)
Academic Convener- Women & Political History Rimi Tadu (Post Doc., International Center for Advanced Studies, Delhi)
Academic Convener- Linguistics and Folklore V.Rajunayak (Professor Asst., EFLU, Hyderabad)
Academic Convener- North East Studies Alex Akhup (Professor Asso., TISS, Mumbai)
Academic Convener- Community & Village Studies Riamei.J (Professor Asst., TISS, Guwahati)
Academic Convener- Political Economy Raile.R.Ziipao (Post Doc., Harvard University)
Academic Convener- Trade Union, Movements & Labour Studies Manoranjan Pegu (Regional Head, South Asia, Trade Union Solidarity Centre of Finland)
Academic Convener- Education
Victor Narzary (Professor Asst., ADBU, Sonapur)
Academic Convener- Social Work Education & Practice
Trichao.T.Ngaopunii (Professor Asst., DU, Delhi)
Academic Convener- Human Rights & Exclusion Studies
Venkatesh Vaditya (Professor Asst., EFLU, Hyderabad)
Academic Convener- International Social Work
Biswaranjan Tripura (Professor Asst., TISS, Mumbai)
Academic Convener- Labour & Employment Studies
Johnson Minz (Professor Asst., TISS, Mumbai)
Academic Convener- Indigenous Political System & Process
Batskhem Myrboh (Professor Asst., Synod College, NEHU, Shillong)
Academic Convener- Political Geography & Himalayan Studies
Mable Denzin Gergan (Post Doc., Georgetown University, Washington DC)
Academic Convener- Media & Cultural Studies
Monjib Mochahari (Professor Asst., ADBU, Sonapur)
Academic Convener- Politics & Public Administration
Pandurang Bhoye (Professor Asst., Savitribai Phule Pune University)
Academic Convener- Health & Health System Studies
Islary Jacob (Professor Asst., ADBU, Sonapur)


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