Urbanism and cultures of the city
Consumerism and the new middle-classes.
New forms of work and youth cultures.
Masculinities and culture.
Delhi School of Economics
University of Sydney
Professor of Sociology,
Institute of Economic Growth,
British Academy Global Professor,
University College London,
British Academy Global Professor, University College London. Awarded by The British Academy.
Gendered Violence and Urban Transformations in India and South Africa, with Dr. Manali Desai (Cambridge University), Dr. Nandini Gooptu (Oxford University), Dr. Kammila Naidoo (University of Johannesburg) and Dr Lyn Ossome (Makerere Institute of Social Research, Makerere University). Awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
?Learning from Small Cities: Governing Imagined Futures and the Dynamics of Change in India?s ?Smart? Urban Age. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK) and the Indian Council or Social Science Research (ICSSR, India) under the Newton Grant Scheme. In collaboration with Prof. Ayona Datta, University College, London, Prof. Melissa Butcher, Birkbeck College, London, Dr. Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay, IISER-Mohali and Dr. Sophie Hadfield-Hill, University of Birmingham.
British Academy Visiting Professor, King?s College London.
Religion and Urbanity: Processes of Formation. Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In collaboration with Professor Martin Fuchs (University of Erfurt, German).
Visiting Professor and Scholar-in-Residence, Centre for South Asia, Stanford University.