CSSS organises a talk by Prof. R. K Jain

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Thursday, 19 September 2019
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
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CSSS organises a talk by Prof. R. K Jain
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Centre for the Study of Social Systems

School of Social Sciences


Invites you to  CSSS Colloquium




 Anthropologist Among Sociologists: Disciplinary Practice in CSSS


Prof. R. K Jain

 (Formerly Professor, CSSS)


September 19, 2019 (Thursday), 11am

Committee Room, SSS-I


Prof. R. K Jain taught Social Anthropology and Sociology at Oxford (1966–74) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (1975–2002). An international authority on Indian diaspora, Prof. Jain is on the editorial board of Global Networks and South Asian Diaspora. He has authored several books which are widely referred. In 2010, he published Nation, Diaspora, Trans-Nation: Reflections from India, Routledge . In February 2011, Professor Jain was awarded the prestigious Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.  Prof. Jain was the Elected Chairman of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (2008–11). He was recently Visiting Professor, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia and the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.