India-Oxford Initiative: Urban Theo-topias in India: Religious Identities, the State, Private Capital and the Making of the New ‘Ordinary’ Person

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Short bio of the speaker:  Sanjay Srivastava is Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and British Academy Global Professor at the Department of Geography, UCL. His publications include Constructing Post-colonial India: National Character and the Doon School (Routledge, 1998); Passionate Modernity, Sexuality, Class and Consumption in India (Routledge, 2007);  Sexuality Studies (OUP, 2013); Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon (OUP, 2015); Critical Themes in Indian Sociology (Sage, 2019, co-editor); and (Hi)stories of Desire: Sexualities and Culture in Modern India (co-edited, Cambridge University Press, 2019).

His creative works include the documentary film Kotla Walks: Performing Locality (2006), funded by the Japan Foundation and a collaboration with the ethnographic film-maker David MacDougall in the making of a film based around his research on schooling (Doon School Chronicles).

26 Feb
Time:
10:00
Speaker:
  • Sanjay Srivastava (Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and British Academy Global Professor at the Department of Geography, UCL)
Series:
External Special Events
Location:
Online