DATE OF BIRTH
25th January, 1981
• Migration histories and diasporic cultures
• Cultural citizenship and consumerism in global cities
• Indian Ocean trade history and indigenous capital networks
Currently doing PhD., at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore, India
on the Topic 'Understanding Space, Politics and History in the Making of Global Cities'
MPhil, Department of English Literature, Central Institute of English and Foreign Langugages,
Hyderabad, India. 2005. Topic, ' Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and Swift’s Last Orders; An
Master of Arts in English, Department of English Literature, Central Institute of English and
Foreign Langugages, Hyderabad, India, 2003.
Bachelor of Arts in English, Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram, 2001.
'Formulating a Non WesternTheory of Urban Space: Contributions of Indian Ocean Trade Histor‐ y'
at the conference on Connecting Histories across the Indian Ocean: Religion, Politics and Popular
Culture, Goa, 1921
'Between Malabar and the Gulf: History, Identity and Culture in the Making of the Transnational
Public Sphere' at the conference on Print Cultures, Nationalisms and Publics of the Indian Ocean,
University of Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, 1517
Social and Familial Spaces in Cities of Leisure: The Case of Malabar' at the
Fourteenth Annual Cultural Studies Workshop organized jointly by the Centre for Studies in Social
Sciences (CSSS), Ford Foundation, India and SEPHIS at Shillong, India February, 2009
Indian Ocean Studies Workshop on Studying the Indian Ocean: New Methodological Approaches
and Writing Connected Histories jointly organised by Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA),
SEPHIS, Jamia Millia Islamia and University of the Witwatersrand at New Delhi, India, November
Workshop on Alternative Research Methodologies for Doctoral Students jointly organized by
SEPHIS and the SEASREP Foundation at he University of Philippines Manila, October 18th31st
The Fourteenth Annual Cultural Studies Workshop organized jointly by the Centre for Studies in
Social Sciences (CSSS), Ford Foundation, India and SEPHIS at Shillong, India February, 2009.
• July 2008December,
Christ University, Bangalore. Teaching Assistant for the Undergraduate Diploma in Cultural
PhD Fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), #827, Poornaprajnya Layout, Uttarahalli, Bangalore-560061,
Tel: +91-80-26423002, website: www.cscsarchive.org Mobile: +9620604480, Email: [email protected] , [email protected]
Studies Programme offered by the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society
• June 2006 June
HSBC, Hyderabad. Assistant Manager (Training—Language and Culture Development)
• June 2005 June
Mindspeed Intergrated Solutions Private Limited, Bangalore. Facilitator Linguistics
• October 2004 – June 2005. Merittrac Services Private Limited, Hyderabad. Voice Evaluator
CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), British Council/Cambridge
BEC (Business English CertificateHigher),
British Council/Cambridge University, 2005