I trained as a Geographer at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) and University of Paris Ouest-Nanterre where I completed a PhD on “caste dominance and territory in South India” in 2013. After a year of teaching at the Sorbonne, I joined the London School of Economics (LSE) for a three-year postdoctoral programme on “inequality and poverty in India” in the Department of Anthropology.
Barbara Harriss-White’s fieldwork on the social relations of a small-town waste economy in South India is finally seeing the light of day: “Formality and informality in an Indian urban waste economy", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 37 Issue: 7/8, pp.417-434,2017
Barbara Harriss-White has a chapter on ‘Science-Policy Interfaces in an Era of Global Commodification’ in a new OUP book edited by Raj Kumar on ‘The Future of Indian Universities’ launched in July 2017 in Rashtrapati Bhavan by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, and Nobel Prize laureate Pr
The Schools of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Anthropology and Museum Ethnography are delighted to announce the appointment of Nayanika Mathur as Associate Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia.
Amidst tensions on the Sino-Indian border, the School’s Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Nicola Leveringhaus of King’s College London, argues that China perceives an Indian threat in the global nuclear order https://
Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada will be appearing on Radio 4's 'Start the Week' programme next Monday (22 May).
Barbara Harriss-White’s article summarising her 2015-16 work on small town waste is in the latest India International Centre Quarterly vol 43 nos 3 and 4 on the Contemporary Urban Conundrum edited by Sutata Patel and Omita Goyal.
We're pleased to invite you to the third seminar of the South Asian Political Thought Discussion Group this term.