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Ravinder Kaur

Ravinder Kaur


Ravinder Kaur er lektor i moderne indien- og sydasienstudier. Hun er også centerleder for Centre of Global South-Asian Studies. Hendes publikationer inkluderer "Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi“ (Oxford University Press, 2007, 2018), som redaktør “Southern Futures:Thinking through Emerging Markets (Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 2018),  og som medredaktør “Governing Difference: Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China“ (Routledge, 2014); Aesthetics of Arrival: Spectacle, Capital, Novelty in Post-Reform India (Identities: Journal of Power and Culture, 2016); Inequality and Social Mobility in Post-reform India (Contemporary South Asia, 2016). Hendes nuværende forskning har fokus på Indiens transformation fra postkoloni til vækstmarked i det 21. århundredes globale politiske økonomi.

Hun arbejder på tværs af historie, antropologi, og internationale politik. Hun er Primary Investigator af to  kollective projekter ‘Nation in Motion: Globalization, Governance and Development in New India’ (2010-2015) and ‘Emerging Worlds: Explorations of New South-South Connections’ (2014-2019). 

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Selected Publications


'Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi', Oxford University Press, 2007 (new edition 2018)

'Governing Difference: Inequality, Inequity and Identity in India and China', Third World Series, Routledge, 2014. Special Issue, Third World Quarterly, Volume 33, Number 4, Spring 2012. (Co-editor: Ayo Wahlberg)

'Religion, Violence and Political Mobilisation in Contemporary South Asia, Sage Publications, 2005'

Special Issues

Social Mobility in post-reform India, Special Issue, Contemporary South Asia, Volume 24, Issue 3 (Co-editor: Nandini Sundar, September 2016)

 Aesthetics of Arrival: Spectacle, Capital, Novelty in India, Special issue, Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture, Volume 23, Number 3 (co-editor: Thomas Blom Hansen, 2016)

Journal Articles

'I am India Shining: The Investor Citizen and the Indelible Icon of Good Times', Journal of Asian Studies,  2016, Volume 75 (3): 621-648

'Snakes and Ladders: Rethinking Social Mobility in post-reform India', Contemporary South Asia, 2016, Volume 24 (3): 229-241 (with Nandini Sundar)

'Aesthetics of Arrival: Spectacle, Capital and Novelty in post-reform India', Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture, 2016, Volume 23(3): 265-275  (with Thomas Blom Hansen) 

'Post-exotic India: Remixed Histories and Smart Images', Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture  (2016)

Writing History in a Paperless World: Archives of the Future, History Workshop Journal, Spring 2015, Volume 79, Number 1, 242-253

Nation’s Two Bodies: Rethinking the idea of ‘new’ India and its Other', Third World Quarterly, 33(4) May 2012, pp 603-621

'Distinctive Citizenship: Refugees, Subjects and Postcolonial State in India’s Partition', Cultural and Social History, Volume 6, Number 4, 429-446. 2009.

'Narrative Absence: An ‘Untouchable Account’ of Partition Migration', Contributions to Indian Sociology, Volume 42, Number 2, 281-306. 2008.

Read Reviews (selected)

Review by Mushirul Hassan, Outlook India

Review by Urvashi Butalia, Financial Express

Review by Ian Talbot, H-Net Asia

Review by Michael Hawley, Journal of Asian Studies

Review by Satish Saberwal, Contributions to Indian Sociology

Review by Antony Copley, Journal of Royal Asiatic Society

Review by Suparna Banerjee Refugee Watch

Review by Shalini Sharma, Journal of Punjab Studies

Review by Tahir Kamran, Journal of Punjab Studies

Review by Katja Rikkonen, Journal of South Asian Development

Review by Harsh Mander, Seminar

Review Asian Affairs

Review by Jennifer Hyndman

Undervisnings- og vejledningsområder

Core Courses

  • Globalilzation and Development in South Asia
  • South Asian Societies
  • Introduction to India and South Asia

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