Jai Shankar Prasad

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Room: Voßstr. 2, Building 4400, Room 006
Tel.: +49 6221 54-8920
Email: jai.prasad@uni-heidelberg.de
Office Hours: upon arrangement 


PhD candidate and part of Global India programme of the European Training Network

Current research involvement
PhD title: 'Revisiting the State: Politics, Development, and Tribal Welfare in Jharkhand, India' under the supervision of Professor Rahul Mukherji

Research Fields / Interests
State and Redistributive Politics; Public Policy and Governance, Development and Social Welfare of Indigenous Peoples; Higher Education and Society



M.Phil (Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, JNU, New Delhi): Dissertation: Changing role of the Indian state in higher education policy with special reference to liberalization in India

MA Sociology (Center for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi)



Senior Commissioning Editor, Politics and Sociology, Oxford University Press, Global Academic Publishing, India (2010-2017)

Development Editor, Humanities and Social Sciences Textbooks, Pearson India (2006-2010) 




  • "Caste and Tribes," in Surinder Jodhka and Jules Naudet, eds., Oxford Handbook of Caste in Modern India (Delhi: Oxford University Press) [forthcoming]



The Wire: With Rahul Mukherji, Seyed Hossein Zarhani and ASM Mostafizur Rahman, "Analysing the Modi Years – Credit and Criticism."

Foreign Policy : With Sumit Ganguly, "India Faces a Looming Disaster."

Identities : With Rahul Mukherji and Seyed Hossein Zarhani, "Can Covid-19 Malign the Idea of India."

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