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Areas Of Research

University is engaged in cutting-edge research themes in areas as diverse as labor law; health care policies; the analysis of big data; the management of natural resources; climate change; drug and polymer design; protein and DNA bioinformatics; chemical and biological networks; inorganic nanomaterials; materials for energy applications; computational finance, mathematics education and research on treatments for cancer, malaria and other drug-resistant diseases with research findings having been published in high-impact national and international indexed journals.

Daktari: Histories of Crime and Medicine - Shrimoy Roy Chaudhary
The poster is an advertisement of a popular American TV series titled “Daktari” (doctor in Swahili), which ran between 1966 and 1969, and was shot mostly in California. The protagonist was an...
Social Archaeology : Jaya Menon
Tangible material space used by people to live in are evocative of their everyday lives.  Houses such as these, excaed by archaeologists, give us a glimpse into those quotidian aspects....
Studies in Economic History : Iman Mitra
My areas of interest include economic histories and histories of the economic discipline. While the former studies past activities and institutions which are usually described as ‘economic’ and ‘...
Epigraphy : Texts and Culture : Meera Visvanathan
The task of epigraphy begins on the field. Following the discovery of a new inscription, through field survey or chance discovery, the epigraphist makes an estampage, pressing wet white paper onto...
Non-Latin Typeface Anatomy and Legibility Research
Typeface anatomy is the study of the structure of letters, its nomenclature of the letter parts and the relation between them. The knowledge of anatomy is essential to understand and recognise a...
Ethnographic Method and Research/Art Inflection
Sociology and social anthropology as a discipline have identified themselves with ethnography as a way of doing the discipline. However, can we say that ethnography is the same conceptualisation as...
Nomadism, Borders - Frontier, State
How do we understand the perceived fundamental opposition of the nomad and the State? What is the impact of prolonged conflict on the lives of nomads especially in theoretical and geographical grey...
Law, Relationality, Individuation
Sociological themes of the individual and collective have shaped the studies of legal pluralism. The assumptions underlying state law is that the individual is atomistic, agentive and bound by social...
Religion, Secularity, Society
Religion has been a central area of research within the discipline of Sociology. Sociologists and anthropologists have long been concerned with religious experiences, practices and discourses. While...
Objects, Ecology, Science
In sociological investigations there is a growing and well established emphasis to bring the ecological into the forefront, to see how it constitutes and imbues the social. That is, there has been a...