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Dr. Harvinder Kumar Negi

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of English
  • Contact Details:

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    Contact Number :8383803362

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • 2011-2019: Ph.D. in Linguistics , University of Delhi, India "Ergativity in Kinnauri"
    • 2008-2010: M.Phil. in Applied Linguistics, University of Delhi, India "Teaching of English at Primary Level in Himachal Pradesh"
    • 2006-2008: M.A. in Linguistics, University of Delhi, India
    • 2002-2005: B.A, Himachal Pradesh University, India English, Hindi, History and Political Science.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded / Completed-


  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded / Completed-



  • 2014: Teaching of English at Primary Level in Himachal Pradesh. LAP- Germany.

Chapters in Book: 4

  • 2017: Kinnauri bhasha aor lok sahitya. Aadivasi bhasha, sahitya aor sanskriti,' ed. Sneh     Negi. Delhi: Vikalp Publications.
  • 2016: Mahasui. The languages of Himachal Pradesh, PLSI, 11(2), eds., G.N. Devy and Tobdan. Delhi: Orient BlackSwan.
  • 2015: Kinnauri. The languages of Himachal Pradesh, PLSI, 11(1), eds., G.N. Devy and Tobdan. Delhi: Orient BlackSwan.
  • 2015: Kinnauri . The languages of Himachal Pradesh, PLSI, 11(2), eds., G.N. Devy and Tobdan. Delhi: Orient BlackSwan.

Papers in Journal: 7

  • 2021: Community participation in language documentation: Fieldwork experience from Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh. Lokaratna- Journal on Folklore (approved) July 2021 issue
  • 2021: Sunam- Language hotspot. EL Publishing. Ed. by Peter Austin
  • 2021: Linguistic demography of Himachal Pradesh. Nepalese Linguistics (in print)
  • 2020: Urdu speech community of Karnataka and their choice of medium of instruction. AMU Journal of Language and Media Discourset. (2nd author)
  • 2019: Globalization: It's Effect on Political Space, Culture and Language Choice in India. Chanakya- South India Journal of Political Science. (3rd author).
  • 2012: Typological characteristics of Kinnauri. Interdisciplinary Journal of University of Kashmir. Srinagar. ISSN- 0974-3421
  • 2012: Sociolinguistic profile of Kinnauri. Nepalese Linguistics 27. ISSN- 0259-1006

Conference Paper Presentations: 18

National- 9

International- 9

Latest 5:

  • 2021: Language policy & language-in-education. LingSoc Conference, NZ. 10-12 Feb.
  • 2020: Numeral systems in Kinnauri languages. ICOLSI-42.
  • 2020: Ethnolinguistic vitality of Bhoti Kinnauri. LSN Conference, Kathmandu
  • 2020: Oraliy in Kinnaur. FEL webinar.
  • 2020: Language policy of India and tribal languages of Himachal Pradesh. Webinar. Srinagar.
  • Fulbright Alumna
  • Firebird Fellow
  • Linguistic Society of India. Life member.
  • Dravidian Linguistics Association. Life member.
  • Foundation of Endangered Languages. Honorary member.


  • 2014-15 Fulbright Fellow. Dept of Linguistics (STEDT), UC Berkeley, USA
  • 2013 UGC- JRF. Linguistics

Areas of Expertise / Interest

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Language Documentation
  • Morphology, Translation

Work History

  • 12/04/2021-till date Assistant Professor- Dept of English, GLA University Mathura
  • English Communication Skills
  • 13/01/2020- 17/03/2021 Resource Person - CIIL (SPPEL), Mysuru- India
  • Prepare typological database of Indian languages, edit research articles

Professional Activities

  • 2020: Editorial Team. The interplays of language, society and culture. CIIL Mysore.
  • 2020: Editorial Team. Trends in applied linguistics and language in use. CIIL. Mysore.
  • 2020: Editorial Team. Queries in the structure of language. CIIL Mysore
  • 2014: Co-contributor & translator. Peoples Linguistics Survey of India. Himachal vol.

Research Projects

  • 2015-cont: Principal Investigator.
    Foundation for Anthropological Research.
    Recording language and culture of Kinnaur.
  • 2013-15: Co- contributor/ translator.
    Peoples Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI).
    Project to protect language and culture. Himachal volume