Hi, I’m Preeti Raghunath, an Assistant Professor at the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune, India. I currently teach the MA (Mass Communication), MBA (Communication Management) students and PhD researchers at SIMC.



Curriculum Vitae

I work at the intersections of new technologies (policies and practices) and social change. I do ethnography in South Asia, and theorise from the standpoint of the South. My research interests lie in the practices and policies of new technologies, media policy studies, development studies, urban studies, and media anthropology. More in my CV here: PREETI RAGHUNATH – CV


My Recent Work

My first book titled, Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach, is available¬†here. I’m currently a Vice-Chair of the Global Media Policy Working Group at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). I also serve as the Founder-Editor of the Media Anthropology Research Collective – South Asia, a voluntary grouping of those interested in Media Anthropology.




If you’re interested in working towards creating equitable and sustainable technology futures, the oral-aural and associated policies, critical studies of technology and the urban, drop me a message!

Write to me at preetimalaraghunath@gmail.com. I tweet @preetiraghunath