Recovery and Rehabilitation, Crisis, Urban – Studies, History, Theory and Method in Social Anthropology
Current teaching : Graduate Courses - (i) Symbolism (ii) South-West Asia; Seminar (pre-doctoral) (i) Theory and Method: “Crisis and Event”
Graduate Seminar. Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus) (DSSC 8310) “Afterlife: An Exploration of the Post Crises Worlds of Recovery, Reparation and Rehabilitation”.
Graduate Seminar. Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus) (DSSC 8311) Ways of Knowing in Development Studies and Social Change - “Crisis”
Graduate Core Courses. I. Sociology of Religion II. Theory in Anthropology (Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India.)
2009 (Spring). Quadrant Fellowship (Funded by the Mellon Foundation). Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota ( Twin Cities Campus).
2007 - 2008. Sawyer Seminar Post Doctoral Fellowship under the theme “Humanitarianisms and World Orders” (Funded by the Mellon Foundation). University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus).
2003 – 2006. Principal Researcher. Project Title: "Mapping City Spaces: Communal Violence, Social Reconciliation and Documentary Practices of the State" (Funded by the Indo - Dutch Program for Alternatives in Development - IDPAD, Mega Cities Projects 2003-2006).
2004 - 2005. Participant in project titled - Communities in Interaction (Funded by the Ford Foundation), which brought together research on cities across Asia and beyond, on themes relating to multi-community urban conditions.
1997 – 2000. Doctoral Fellowship awarded by the Sephis program based in the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.
Doctoral Fellowship (3 years) from SEPHIS (South-South Exchange Program for Research on the History of Development), Institute of Social History, Amsterdam for doctoral research.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Doctoral Studies scholarships for cross -cultural studies outside India.
The Shriram Travelling fellowship for short term Project related to urban ecological environments conducted during the summer of 1992.
Awarded Junior and subsequently Senior Fellowship by the University Grants Commission, India. Also qualified for academic appointments at the University Level.
M.S.A. Rao Memorial Scholarship during senior year of Master’s degree based on work done during the Master’s Program.
State and National scholarships throughout high school levels.