Dr. Aniket Nandan

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Email: aniket.nandan@nls.ac.in

Education:
B.A. (Hons) Persian, Jawaharlal Nehru University
M.A in Sociology, Pondicherry University
M. Phil in Sociology, Pondicherry University
PhD, Sociology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras

Profile:
Dr. Aniket Nandan is a sociologist by training and his research interests are focussed on socio-political investigations of associational life of caste groups which also display a fascinating intersection of caste, class, and religion. His present research aims to delineate the processes, shifts, transformations, and the convergences between the structure-agency while engaging with the questions of caste and religions’ influence on modern-secular democracy.

Publication:
Peer-reviewed Publications:
A. Nandan and Santhosh .R. (2020), “Associational Structures and Beyond: Evolution and Contemporary Articulations of Bhumihar Caste Associations in Bihar, India”, Journal of Historical Sociology, Wiley Publications, London. (Vol 33 issue 4, pp 665-680)
A. Nandan and Santhosh. R., (2019), “Exploring the changing forms of caste-violence: A Study on Bhumihars in Bihar, India”, European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 6 issue 4, ISSN: 2325-4823 (Print) 2325-4815 (Online).
A. Nandan, (2018), “Revival of Hindu Nationalism: Interplay of Religion and Caste in Contemporary India”, Athens Journal of Social Science, (Vol.5, Issue 4), e-ISSN: 2241-7737.
A. Nandan, (2014), “Contours of Indian Federalism”, The Hindustan Review: An International Journal of BCARDS, (Vol.60), ISSN 0972-1894.
Book Chapter
A. Nandan, (2018), “Constructing images and asserting identities: Impact of Rallies as media in electoral democracy”, in S. Sangeeta, Shushila. S. and Anupam. Y (eds.), Media, Culture and Ethics, Macmillan Publishers Ltd. India, New Delhi. ISBN: 938768719-8.
Book Review:
Ajantha Subramanian. 2019. The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India. Harvard University Press. 384 pp. in Review of Development and Change, New Delhi, Sage. (Vol 25, issue 2, pp 273-275).

 

 

Dr. Aniket Nandan is a sociologist by training and his research interests are focussed on socio-political investigations of associational life of caste groups which also display a fascinating intersection of caste, class, and religion. His present research aims to delineate the processes, shifts, transformations, and the convergences between the structure-agency while engaging with the questions of caste and religions’ influence on modern-secular democracy.