Invited Talks

  • Panelist on Data and Democracy, organised by the School of Business and the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia, in October, 2022.
  • Speaker as part on panel on New Media Proliferation in the Indo-Pacific, organised by the Indo-Pacific Circle.
  • Speaker at the Research Colloquium organised by Doing Sociology, a public sociology research forum, on May 5, 2022.
  •  Speaker at the Lecture Series of the School of Rural Development, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur, India, on April 7, 2022.
  • Session on ‘Critical Policy Ethnography: Why and How?’, at the week-long Faculty Development Programme organised jointly by the Jean Monnet Module, Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies, JNU, and the School of Liberal Education, Galgotias University, India, between February 7 and 11, 2022.
  • Panel discussion on my book, hosted by the Critical Policy Studies Network anchored by Chiang Mai University, on January 21, 2022.
  • Talk on “Policymaking for Community Radio: Cross-Country Experiences and Learnings in South Asia”, at Martin Chautari, Kathmandu, on October 24, 2021.
  • Guest lecture for the course on ‘Media and Development’, for the students of M.A. (Development Studies) at the Department of Liberal Arts, IIT Hyderabad, on October 21, 2021
  • Invited panelist for ‘Pramana’, the conference organised by the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC), Pune, to be held on October 9, 2021
  • Guest lecture for the course on ‘Media Advocacy’, for the students of M.A. (Media Governance) at the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, on October 8, 2021
  • Seminar at the BIT-ACT Seminar Series (University of Bologna), on ‘Towards Theory-Building: ‘Constructing Grounded Theory’ and Media Policy Ethnography‘, on June 16, 2021
  • Guest lectures on Qualitative Digital Methods and Digital Ethnography, for the School of Policy and Governance, Azim Premji University, in April, 2021
  • Presentation titled ‘Non-Personal Data in India: A Case of Digital Deliberative Democracy?’, as part of panel on, ‘Communication Boundaries and Democratic Wagers’ at the Winter School organised by the Universities of Padova, Sao Paulo, and Leiden, on March 26, 2021
  • Talk on ‘Conducting a Media Policy Ethnography in South Asia: Multidisciplinary Moorings’, at the Department of Liberal Arts, IIT Hyderabad, on March 24, 2021.
  • Talk for the Association of Indian Research Scholars (AIRS) on the Politics of Global Media Policies, on January 24, 2021.
  • Talk on ‘The Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach’ to the study of Media Policy, as part of the Talk Series of the School of Public Policy and Governance, Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India, on December 10, 2020.
  • Lecture on ‘Constructing Grounded Theory’ by Kathy Charmaz: A Theoretical and Empirical Introduction’, for the MSW students at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Tuljapur, India, on October 26, 2020.
  • Seminar on ‘Deliberation and Media Policy Studies: Towards A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach’, at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra, Australia, on October 12, 2020.
  • Guest lectures on Community Media, and Ethnography, for the Manipal Institute of Communication (MIC), in September, 2020.
  • Talk on ‘Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach’, as part of the Research Roundtable Online organised by the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad, India, on May 18, 2020.
  • Lecture on Explorations in Ethnographic Fieldwork, organised by the Anthropology Club of the University of Hyderabad, India, on March 22, 2019.

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