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Department of Sociology
Tuhina Ganguly
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Education Details
PhD in Anthropology (University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2017)
M.Phil in Sociology (Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India, 2010)
M.A. in Sociology (Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India, 2009 )
B.Com(H) in Commerce (Sri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, India, 2007)
Professional Experience
2015 Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Research Interests
Contemporary religion and spirituality, Globalisation, Lifestyle migration, Spatiality, Travel and Tourism.

Select Publications
Ganguly, Tuhina and Mike Grimshaw (forthcoming). “Exotic Tourist, Ethnic Hosts: A Critical Approach to Tourism and Ethnodevelopment”. In Ismar Borges de Lima and Victor T. King eds. Ethnic Tourism and Ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination. Routledge.

Malik, Aditya, Chandan Bose and Tuhina Ganguly (2017) “Varkaris”. Oxford Bibliographies in Hinduism. Ed. Tracy Chapman. New York: Oxford University Press 24 May 2017 http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195399318/obo-

Ganguly, Tuhina. (2016). “The Politics of Location: Being a Native Anthropologist Among Western Interlocutors in India”. Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, 13 (2), 210-231

Bandyopadhyay, Ranjan & Tuhina Ganguly. (2015). “Situating the Tourist Gaze: From Appropriation to Negotiation”. Current Issues in Tourism (print copy in press), 1-17. Published online 11 December 2015. DOI 10.1080/13683500.2015.1110118

Ganguly, Tuhina. (2013) “Conceptualizing Work-Employment in India: A Study of Chakri in Colonial Bengal (19th-20th centuries)”. österreichischen zeitschrift für geschichtswissenschaften/Austrian Journal of Historical Studies (OZG), 24 (1), 172-97

National and International Recognition
2015 Runner-up, Postgraduate Student Essay Competition, Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies

2013 Travel Grant, India Studies Research Grant, New Zealand India Research Institute, New Zealand.

2013 UC Doctoral Scholarship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

2009 Junior Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission, India

Executive Summary
Tuhina Ganguly is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, SNU. Her doctoral research was an ethnographic study of long-term Western spiritual practitioners in Puducherry, India. It explores the intersections of spatial imaginaries, and contemporary religio-spiritual practices and beliefs. Her work is cross-disciplinary, drawing on Sociology, Anthropology, Human Geography, and Religious Studies. Tuhina has published several articles, and presented papers at numerous international conferences. Presently, Tuhina is preparing articles based on her dissertation.
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