Visiting Fellows

 

The Department regularly invites eminent scholars as part of collaborative activity with students and teachers. 

Several scholars have visited the department and have enlightened students, researchers and faculty members.

The visit includes lectures and interactive session with students and research scholars.

 

Year wise list of Visiting Fellows

 

2017-18

NS GundurDr. N S Gundur

Associate Professor, Department of Studies and Research in English, Tumkur University

6 March 2018: Understanding Modes of Inquiry: Reading Michel Foucault

8 March 2018: In Search of Time for Thinking: Remembering Hannah Arendt


 

Prof. Tej Pratap Singhtej_pratap.singh

Department of Political Science, Banaras Hindu University

12 March 2018: Left Wing Extremism: A Challenge to National Security

15 March 2018: India-China: Eternal Enemy or Future Ally

 

Dr. Upendra ChoudhuryUpendra Choudhury

Director (Research), Indian Council of  Social Science Research

5 March 2018: Promoting Democracy: An Indian Perspective

6 March 2018: India’s Development Cooperation with Global South: Recent Trends

 

Prof. Midatala RaniMidatala Rani

University of Mysore and Director, UGC-HRD Centre

04 March 2018: Language Politics in India: Problems and Policies

11 March 2018: Good Governance, Democracy and Development

 

Prof. D. Jeevan Kumar (Retd)

Department of Political Science, Bangalore University

28 Feb 2018: Gandhi and Development

1 March 2018: Globalization, State and Public Administration: Contemporary Challenges

 

Prof  Emer. Edouard Conte

Bern University, Switzerland, and currently in University of Fribourg

15 Feb 2018: Does mass migration from Africa and West Asia to Europe signal a “refugee crisis” or a new “normality”?’

16 Feb 2018: Systems of Relatedness, Culture, and Vulnerability in Transition: Dalit Life-worlds in Post-liberalised India.’

 

Prof. Pampa MukherjeePampa Mukherjee.jpg

Punjab University

20 Feb 2018: Uttarakhand’s development dreams and dilemmas in Gllobalising India

21 Feb 2018: Community rights and statutory laws: politics of forest use in Uttarakhand

 

Prof. Manish. K. JhaManish K Jha.jpg

TISS, Mumbai

16 Feb 2018: Democracy, Dissent and problematic of Popular Politics: Caste in Post-colonial Bihar

21 Feb 2018: Biopolitics and Urban Governmentality in City Space(s)

 

Dr. Krishna HombalKrishna Hombal

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Mysore

1 Feb 2018: Theorizing Disability: A Human Rights Perspective

2 Feb 2018: Globalization and the World Trade Organization: The Discourse of the Bhartiya Janata Party

 

Prof. S. S. PatagundiS.S.Patagundi.jpg

Department of Political Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad

01 Februry 2018: Political Psychology and Narendra Modi’ Foreign Policy Decision Making

31 January 2018: Globalization and Changes in World Politics

 

Dr. Radhika Govinda Radhika Govinda.jpg

University of Edinburgh, UK

13 December 2018: Decolonizing Knowledge and Democratizing the Curriculum in Feminist Classrooms: A Reflexive Account

9 January 2018: Different Dalit Women Speak Differently: Unravelling, through an Intersectional Lens, Narratives of Agency and Activism from Everyday Life in Rural Uttar Pradesh 

 

Dr. Bhabani Shankar NayakBhabani Shankar Nayak

Senior Lecturer in Business Strategy, Coventry Business School, Coventry University, UK.

14 December 2017: Bhagavad Gita and Hindu Modes of Capitalist Accumulation in India

15 Dec 2017: Macro Politics of Microfinance: A Study of Fraternal Capitalist Accumulation in Rural Odisha

 

Prof. Tomas LindgrenTomas Lindgren.jpg

Umea University, Sweden

21 Nov 2017: Democracy, Norms and Institutions

1 Dec 2017: Mechanisms of Religious Radicalization: Pathways to Violence

 

Prof. Harihar BhattacharyaHarihar Bhattacharya

Department of Political Science, University of Burdwan

20 September 2017: Democratic Intention and Indian Democracy

21 September 2017: Federalism over Democracy in India: Dialectics of diversity-claims and the equality-claims

 

Anil Kumar VaddirajuAnil Kumar Vaddiraju.jpg

Centre for Political Institutions, Governance and Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru.

19 September 2017: Hannah Arendt and Modernity: Revisiting the work The Human Condition

23 September 2017: E-Governance and Digitisation: Some Reflections and Concerns

 

Prof. Badri NarayanBadri Narayan

G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad, UP

13 September 2017: Politics of Dissent and Dissemination: Symbol of Ambedkar in Hindu Region

14 September 2017: Exploring Impossibilities

 

Prof. G A WaniG.A.Wani.jpg

UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Kashmir Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Kashmir

12 September 2017: Politics of Autonomy in Jammu and Kashmir

16 September 2017: Democracy in South Asia

 

Dr. Rajesh KomathRajesh Komath

Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University. Kottayam, Kerela

8 September 2017: On Methodologies : What is ‘Social’ in Social Sciences

18 September 2017: Understanding India Democracy: Locating Dalit Lives as Marginal Bodies

 

Prof. Ashutosh KumarAshutosh Kumar

Department of Political Science, Punjab University

5 September 2017: Electoral Politics in India Punjab: An Introduction

6 September 2017: Moving Beyond Nation State: Farming State-Level Politics in India

 

Prof. Shibashis ChatterjeeShibashis Chatterjee.jpg

Department of Political Science, Jadavpur University

1 September 2017: International Relations Theory: An Evolutionary Perspective

4 September 2017: Territoriality and Identity: India’s Imagination of South Asia

 

Prof. Jagrup Singh SekhonJargrup Singh Sekhon

Department of Political Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

28 August 2017: Border Citizens: Experiences of Living at the Cutting Edge

30 August 2017: End of Khalistani Movement in Punjab: Some Explanations?

 

Prof. Samir Kumar DasSamir Kumar Das.jpg

Department of Political Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

25 August 2017: Irom Sharmila and the Impossibilities of Democratic Struggle

29 August 2017: Women and the Public Sphere in the Post- Colonial Hinterlands

 

Prof. Thomas PoggeThomas Pogge

Yale University, USA

20 July 2017: Foreign Drivers of Domestic Injustices

 

2016-17

Prof.  Eva Maria BelserEva Maria Belser

Faculty of Law, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

 

 

Nico SteytlerProf. Prof Nico Steytler

Faculty of Law, University of Western Cape, South Africa

 

 

 

2015-16

Prof. Thomas PoggeThomas Pogge

Yale University

 

 

 


Prof Luis CabreraLuis Cabrera

Griffith University

 

 

Prof. Haig PatapanHaig Patapan

School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University

 

 

 

Prof. Leif WenarLeif Wenar

King’s College London

 

 

 

Prof. Rekha NathRekha Nath

Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama

 

 

 

2014-15

Dr. Wilfried SwendenWilfried Swenden

University of Edinburgh

 

 

 

Prof. Thomas PoggeThomas Pogge

Yale University

 

 

 

Prof Luis CabreraLuis Cabrera

Griffith University

 

 

 

Prof. Jay DrydykJay Drydyck

Carleton University

 

 

 

Prof Scott WisorScott Wisor

Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham

 

Prof. Omar DahbourOmar Dahbour

Hunter College NewYork

 

 

 

Prof. Tim HaywardTim Hayward

Just World Institute, University of Edinburgh

 

 

 

 

Prof. Michel DuscheMichel Dusche

Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, Manipal

 

 

 

Prof. Brooke AckerleyBrooke Ackerley

Vanderbilt University

 

Prof. Christine Keating

Penn University, USA

 

Prof. Sridhar VenkatapuramSridhar Venkatapuram

King’s College London

 

 

 

2013-14

Dr. Anand P. MavalankarAnand P Mavalankar

Department of Political Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

 

 

Dr. G. Gopa KumarG.Gopakumar

Department of Politics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom

 

 

Dr. C. LakshmananC.Lakshmanan

Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai

 

 

Dr. Chendrayudu

Department of Geography, Sri Venkataswara University, Tirupati

 

Dr. Shailaja MenonShailaja Menon

School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University

 

 

Dr. Ankur DattaAnkur Dutta

Department of Sociology, South Asian University

 

 

Dr. Bani Prasanna Mishra

Department of Sociology, University of North Bengal

 

Dr. Mohit Bhattacharya

(Retd.) Department of Political Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

 

2012-13

Dr. Sukalpa BhattacharjeeSukalapa Bhattacharjee

Department of English, North – Eastern Hill University, Shillong

 

 

Dr. Anirban DasAnirban Das

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

 

 

Dr. J. Somashekar

Department of Political Science, Sri Krishna Devaraya University

 

 


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