About Us

The Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, Lucknow is a 74 years old organization. It was founded by the Late Prof. D.N. Majumdar, a pioneer in the field of Indian Anthropology and tribal research, in the year 1945. It is one of the foremost organizations working on various aspects of Indian Society and Culture in general and Tribal and Dalit development in particular. The Society has about 800 life members spread all over the world which consists of social scientists, anthropologists, social workers, archaeologists, bureaucrats etc. The society regularly publishes 3 journals, runs a public library, a museum, conducts conferences, memorial lectures regularly and conducts projects.

EFCS Goals

Promotion of scientific and action oriented research in the field of Anthropology and related disciplines.

Study of the deprived sections of Indian society particularly Scheduled Castes,Scheduled Tribes and Women.

Study of social change and developmental issues.

Collaboration with other scientific bodies working in similar fields of research.

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