The India-Oxford Initiative Webinar - by Prof. Sanjay Srivastava Urban Theo-topias in India: Religious Identities, the State, Private Capital and the Making of the New ‘Ordinary’ Person

Conveners: The India-Oxford Initiative 

Speaker: Sanjay Srivastava

Sanjay Srivastava is Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and British Academy Global Professor at the Department of Geography, UCL. His publications include Constructing Post-colonial India: National Character and the Doon School (Routledge, 1998); Passionate Modernity, Sexuality, Class and Consumption in India (Routledge, 2007);  Sexuality Studies (OUP, 2013); Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon (OUP, 2015); Critical Themes in Indian Sociology (Sage, 2019, co-editor); and (Hi)stories of Desire: Sexualities and Culture in Modern India (co-edited, Cambridge University Press, 2019).

His creative works include the documentary film Kotla Walks: Performing Locality (2006), funded by the Japan Foundation and a collaboration with the ethnographic film-maker David MacDougall in the making of a film based around his research on schooling (Doon School Chronicles).