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Faculty Profile

Dr. Pawan Kumar Patel
Assistant Professor
Institute of Legal Studies and Research

Contact Details:

Email: pawan.patel@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 6283399785

 

EDUCATION

Ph. D                                                                                                                                       2014

Centre for the Study of Social Systems

School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

Advisor: Prof. Anand Kumar, Prof. Avijit Pathak

Thesis: Conceptualizing People’s War: A Sociological Study of Political Mobilization in Nepal 

M. Phil                                                                                                                                    2008

Centre for the Study of Social Systems

School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

Advisor: Prof. Surinder Singh Jodhka

Dissertation: Monarchy, Maoism and Quest For Democracy: Politics of State Formation in Contemporary Nepal 

M.A. in Sociology                                                                                                                   2004

Centre for the Study of Social Systems

School of Social Sciences

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

B.A. in Psychology, Med/Mod History, Political science                                                         2000

University of Allahabad, Allahabad

PUBLICATIONS

Book

  1. The Making of ‘Cash Maoism’ in Nepal: A Thabangi Perspective, Adarsh Books: New Delhi (Forthcoming).
  2. Ek Swayam Bhu Kavi ki Nepal Diary, Adhikaran Prakashan: New Delhi (Forthcoming). 

Article

  1. (2014a), “Nepal Today: The Unfinished Revolution”, Frontier, Vol.47, No.16, (October 26-November 1), pp. 5-10.
  2. (2014b), “Evaluating Nepal’s Election 2013”, Third Concept, Vol. 332 (October), pp. 18-27. 

Book Review

  1. (2015), “Eloquent Hills: Essays on Nepali Literature”, Michael Hutt, 2012, Martin Chautari: Kathmandu, Contemporary South Asia, pp. 99-100. 

Commentary/Op-Ed

  1. (2015a), “Nepal: Naya ‘Jange’ Sambidhan”, Filhal, Vol. 21-22, pp. 15-19.
  2. (2015b), “Sanghiya Gantantra Nepal ke Maayne”, Filhal, Vol. 01-04, pp. 11-12.
  3. (2014a), “Nepali Film Bheemdutt ke Bahane”, Filhal, Vol. 15-16, pp. 14-16.
  4. (2014b), “Nepal Mein Loktantra ka Prahsan”, Filhal, Vol. 11-12, pp. 15-17.
  5. (2014c), “Nepal Mein Tathakathit Maobad ki Har”, Filhal, Vol. 03-04, pp. 19-24. 

Translation (Nepali to Hindi)

  1. (2017), “Prachand ka Akhiri Chamatkar!-Pradeep Giri”, Filhal, Vol. 23-24, pp. 18-20.

TEACHING

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, Rampur, Uttar Pradesh (23 August-2 November, 2017) Courses: Introduction to Sociology, Polity and Society in India 
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India (2 July-9 August, 2018) Courses: Classical Sociological Thinkers-I, Sociology of Marginalised Societies

FELLOWSHIPS/AWARDS

  • National Eligibility Test for Lectureship (Sociology, 2013) University Grant Commission, India    
  • UGC Special Fellowship in Social Sciences & Humanities for Meritorious Students (2010-2012),University Grant Commission, India 
  • UGC Research Fellowship (2007-2010) University Grant Commission, India 
  • Life Member, Indian Sociological Society, New Delhi 
  • International Election ObserverNepal’s first Constituent Assembly Election, 2008 

PRESENTATIONS

  1. (2014), Participated in a panel discussion as subject expert on “Nepal Today”, at DD News, 12 August, 2014.
  2. (2013), Participated in a panel discussion as subject expert on “Nepal’s Second Constituent Assembly Election 2013”, at Loksabha TV, 22 November, 2013.
  3. (2010), presented a paper “People’s War in Nepal: A Conceptual framework”, at Annual Research Workshop, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 10-11 April, 2010.

LANGUAGES

  • Bundelkhandi (native)
  • Hindi (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • Nepali (fluent)
  • Urdu (in progress)

REFERENCES

  • Prof. Anand Kumar (Retd.) Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 110067& presently National Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Rashtrapati Niwas, Shimla Email & Phone: anandkumar1@hotmail.com; 9650 944 604 
  • Prof. Surinder Singh Jodhka, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 110067 Email & Phone: ssjodhka@yahoo.com; 9811 279 898