Guest Faculty Members

Archana

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Research Interests:  Caste, Gender & Violence, Social Movements, Social Exclusion & Discrimination.

Email:  archan21_ssj@jnu.ac.inarchanasingh2603@gmail.com 

Minati Dash

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: University of Delhi, New Delhi

Research Interests: Social Movement Theory; Political Economy of Development; Resource Conflicts; Anthropology of Mining and Mining Temporalities; Critical Agrarian Studies; Adivasi rights; Oral Histories, Youth Subjectivities, Researching Social Movements

Email:  minatidash@gmail.com

Saba Firdaus

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: University of Delhi, Delhi

Research Interests:  Kinship, Family, Gender, Issues around Women and Work, Social Exclusion and Problem of Marginalisation of Communities

Email:  firdaus.saba@gmail.com

Chingangbam Newgold Devi

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: Panjab University, Chandigrah

Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, Gender, Ageing, Media, Religion, Mental Health

Email: newgoldch@gmail.com

Kshetrimayum Nomita Devi

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Research Interests:  Sociology of Education, Social Stratification, Ethnicity, Identity and Cultural Studies of North East India.

Email: kshetrinomi.1990@gmail.com 

Dhivya Janarthanan

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, London.

Research Interests: Anthropology of space; sociology and anthropology of caste; anthropology of mental health and psychiatric practices; theory and method in the human and social sciences; South India

Email:  dhivya1janarthanan@gmail.com 

Utkarsh Kumar

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.:  Department of Sociology, University of Delhi, Delhi

Research Interests: Care and Caring Profession,  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR);  Mining; Extractive Industries; Political Economy of Mining equipment & machinery; Customary Rights and Property Regimes in fifth schedule areas; Adivasi and Indigenous Studies; Governance, Security, Citizenship and Identity Politics in Adivasi areas, Jharkhand

Email: utkarshmishra83@gamil.com

Webpage: https://du-in.academia.edu/UtkarshMishra

Veronica Khangchian

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Research Interests:  Sociology of Peace and Conflict, Ethnic Relations, Social Movements, Migration, Poverty, Polity and Society

Email: verokarujiliu@gmail.com

Amishi Panwar

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Research Interests:  Medical anthropology, Socio-cultural anthropology and Ecological anthropology. Thematic focus on social and cultural impact of medicine and health technologies, pharmaceuticalization of health, climate change and medicine 

Email: amishipanwar@gmail.com

Sandeep Rai

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

Research Interests: Issues of urban and rural  labour, wages, work security,  capitalism; Social formations; Regional literature and society; Sociological theories 

Email: sandeepsocio@gmail.com

Kalyani Sahal

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.: Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi (DU), New Delhi

Research Interests: Anthropology of Water; Anthropology of Mining and CSR; Development, Religion and Gender issues.

Email:  kalyani.sahal@gmail.com

Webpage: https://du-in.academia.edu/DrKalyaniSahal

Thounaojam Somokanta

Guest Lecturer

Ph.D.:  Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar

Research interests: Environmental Politics, Transboundary Water Studies, Environmental Movement, Urban Sustainability,  Gender and Development

Email:  ksomocug@gmail.com