Faculty at School of Humanities and Social Sciences
PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Centre for Historical Studies, 2022 [The Juridicality of Labour in Post Colonial India, 1947-80].
M.Phil. in Modern History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2015 [Conditions of Informality: Beedi Industry in Colonial and Post 1947 Central India].
M.A. in Modern History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2012.
B.A. (Honours) in History, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, 2010
Senior Researcher, ICAS-MP M.S. Merian–R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies, TM2 (Labour as a Political Category) New Delhi.
March 2023- May 2023- National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, Visiting Faculty.
January 2023-March 2023-Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board, University of Delhi, Guest Assistant Professor for PG MA History.
January 2020-May 2022 – Ashoka University (Sonipat, Haryana), Teaching Fellow, History.
September-October 2021- Ashoka University (Sonipat, Haryana), Teaching Assistant, Financial Lectures on the Reason and Making of Modern India, Young India Fellowship.
Modern History, Labour Laws and Legal History in Post-Colonial India. I focus on labour policies, informal economies and labour jurisprudence.
Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship for Doctoral Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi, 2018-19.
Charles Wallace India Trust Research Grant, August 2018-September 2018
‘Making of the Industrial 'Peace': Labour Jurisprudence in Delhi 1947-70’at Shiv Nadar University’s Seminar Series on 16th February 2023.
‘Entanglements with Law: Making of Industrial Peace in Post 1947 India’ at Association for Asian Studies’ Annual Conference on 17th February 2023 virtually.
‘Making of Industrial Peace: Labour Jurisprudence in Delhi 1947-70’, at fourth Inter University Historians’ Colloquium organized by OP Jindal Global University’s Centre for Research in History on 10 September 2022, Magnolia, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
‘Judicial Tribunals of Delhi 1947-1970 and the Possibility of Justice’, at XIIIth International Conference on Labour History, ‘Mapping Lives of Labour,’ (virtual), organised by Association of Indian Labour Historians, & V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in collaboration with the M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies (November 11-16, 2021)
‘Juvenile Labour in the Beedi Industry of Central India, 1960s-80s’, at Querying Childhood, Feminist Reframings (virtual) workshop, ICAS: MP, 10 April 2021.
"Accessing Education: Reconfiguring Family and Neighbourhood Networks’ in Un/Common Schooling: Educational Experiments in Twentieth-Century India, ed. Janaki Nair, Orient Blackswan: Delhi, 2022.
‘Recasting Language of Work: Beedi Industry in Post-Colonial Central India’, History and Sociology of South Asia, 12: 1, 2018: pp.32-47.
‘“Informality” in the Beedi Industry: An Entangled Map’, Labour and Development, 24: 1, 2017: pp.102-119.