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AIC AUSTRALIAN STUDIES FELLOWSHIP AWARDEES
  • Tej Pal Singh, TERI University
    (Dr Singh has since moved to Bangkok)
    Research topic: “Comparative analysis of the farm forestry systems existing in Australia and India and their potential for carbon sequestration”
  • Priti Singh
    SIS, JNU, New Delhi
    priti_jnu@rediffmail.com
    Mobile: 9818080695
    Research topic: “Issues of governance of the Aborigines of Australia”
  • Pankaj K. Singh
    Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, H.P.
    Pankaj_k_s@rediffmail.com
    Mobile: 09816324337
    Research topic: “A survey of Australian Studies Centres and Courses in Australia with the aim of constructing a comprehensive Australian Studies in Shimla”
  • Ms Naga Radhika Kavoori
    University of Madras, Chennai
    Nagaradhika27@yahoo.co.uk
    Research topic: “Theatre, Australian Aboriginal Drama”
  • Ms Susan Thomas
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    susanthomas.knc@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9891314564
    Research topic: “Telling lives: A study of Aboriginal personal narratives in Australia”
  • Santosh Sareen
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    sareen@vsnl.com
    Mobile: 9810072383
    Research topic: “Multicultural Perspectives on Australia”
  • Utham Kumar Jamadhagni
    University of Madras, Chennai
    uthamkj@rediffmail.com
    Mobile: 09380899334, # 25368778 Ext. 332
    Research topic: “Indo-Australian Maritime Security Cooperation”
  • Harpreet Pruthi
    Panjab University, Chandigarh
    Mobile: 9890045554
    harpreet_pruthi@yahoo.com
    Research topic: “Native Literature of Australia and India”
  • Ms Sumathy Thankgapandian
    Queen Mary’s college, Chennai
    Mobile: 9841208151, 09486458969
    Research topic: “The Tamil Diaspora in Australia”
  • Ms Nilanjana Deb
    Jadavpur University, Kolkata
    nilanjanadeb@yahoo.com
    Mobile: 9239203021, # 65450548, 24943004 (Res)
    Research topic: “The muse of History”
  • Sanjukta Dasgupta
    University of Calcutta, Kolkatta
    dasgupta.sanjukta@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9830301240
    Research topic: “Race, Gender and Location: Australian Women’s Writing”
  • Makarand Paranjape
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    makarand@mail.jnu.ac.in
    Mobile: 9871533119
    Research topic: “Postcolonial Sacred: Australian explorations”
  • Y Yagama Reddy 
    Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh
    yagamareddy.y@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9441544778
    Research topic: “Australia-India Partnership: Towards a Paradigm Shift”
  • Mr Rupakjyoti Borah
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    rupakj@yahoo.com
    Mobile: 98101 96077
    Research topic: “India in Australia’s foreign policy: 1991-2004”
  • D.N. Bannerjee
    Burdwan University, West Bengal
    debnarayan@gmail.com / smbl@vsnl.com
    Mobile: 9433170214, # 24554181
    Research topic: “Curriculum Development: redefining the Australian studies syllabus in Indian Universities”
  • Kapil Kumar
    Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi
    profkapilk@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9810321463, # 29536189 (Off) & 26492990 (Res)
    Research topic: “Heritage as a tourism product: a case study of product designing and related human resource development practices in Australia”
  • Amita Singh
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    amita.singh3@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9868447328
    Research topic: “Empowerment: India – Australia Comparative perspectives”
  • Angshuman Kar
    Burdwan University, West Bengal
    angshus@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9474039992
    Research topic: “Petitions as Culture Texts: Mapping the Aboriginal Protest since 1979".
  • Mr Nabeel Ajmal Mancheri – Delhi
    Jawaharlal Nehru University
    nabeelmnc@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9868722117
    Research topic: “Political economy of a Commodity trade triangle: Australia-India-Japan in a new cooperation framework”
  • Mr Kamla Kanta Dash
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    kamaljnu@gmail.com
    Mobile: 9999348262
    Research topic: “the state and civil society interface in fighting terrorism: a study of Indian and Australian approaches”
  • Dr Rabindranath Bhattacharyya,
    The University of Burdwan
    Research topic: Australian Federalism in a Multicultural Society: A Model of Good Governance?
  • Professor Veena Ravi Poonacha,
    SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
    Research topic: Domestic Violence among the Indian Diaspora Community in Australia: Women’s Survival Strategies
  • Mr Rahul Mishra,
    Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Ms Shipra Bhatia,
    Jawaharlal Nehru University
    Research topic: Digital Divide amongst Aboriginals in Australia
  • Mr Sagar Dan,
    The University of Burdwan
    Research topic: “Contestations and Negotiations: Identity and Self-Creation of Aborigine Youth in Mudrooroo’s Novels”.
  • Professor Gopa Kumar Gopala Pillai
    University of Kerala
    Research topic: Federalism in Australia and its linkages with multiculturalism
  • Professor Sudha Rai
    University of Rajasthan
    Research topic: “Re-siting/ Re-citing the Colonial: History and the Literary Imagination in the Aboriginal writings of Kim Scott and Alexis Wright”
  • Dr Balasubramanian Madhan
    Apollo Institute of Hospital Management, Hyderabad
    Research topic: Transnational health policy research in indigenous oral health
  • Maria Preethi Srinivasan
    University of Madras
    Research topic: Documentary on the published life stories of australia Aboriginal and Indian Dalit and Adivasi women
  • Jati Sankar Mondal
    Triveni Devi Bhlaotia College, Burdwan
    Research topic: Rehistoricizing Ned Kelly Legend
  • Dr Nina Caldeira
    Goa University
    Research topic: Australia: Multimedia Narratives of Multicultural Nationhood
  • Dr Shanta Nedungadi Varma
    University of Delhi
    Research topic: Climate Change and Environmental Security: Comprehending the Discourse in Australia
  • Mr Anandarup Biswas
    Shibpur Dinabundhoo College, West Bengal
    Research topic: Sustainable Tourism Development in Australia: Challenges, Strategies and Impacts
  • Ms Ipsita Sengupta
    Jawaharlal Nehru University
    Research topic: Busy Flaneurs in the Indian Mufassal: a Study of early Australian encounters with India with special reference to John Lang and Alfred Deakin
  • Dr Sylvia Yambem (not availed due to illness)
    Jawaharlal Nehru University
    Research topic: Understanding Employment Generation within networks of Social Capital: A Study of the Indigenous Aboriginals
  • Professor Priyankar Upadhyaya
    Malaviya Centre for Peace, Banaras Hindu University
    Research topic: “Managing Diversities Peacefully: Learning Experiences from Multicultural Cities in India & Australia”
  • Dr Nidhi Singh
    Department of English, University of Rajasthan at Jaipur
    Research topic: “Making Connections: South-Asian Immigrant’s Search for Cultural Coexistence”
  • Mr Arindam Das
    Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata
    Research topic: “Indo-Australian Dialogue: Indian Diasporic presence and the rethinking of culture, economy and politics”
  • Dr Parmod Kumar
    Dept. of English, IGNOU
    Research topic: “Writings from the Fringe: A comparative study of Australian Aboriginal and Indian Aborigines (dalits) through their autobiographies, memoirs et al”
  • Ms Lovepreen Kaur
    Department of Mental Health, Max Health Care
    Research topic: “perceptions of safety and the acculturation experience among Indian students in Australia: A pilot study of North Indian and Punjabi Students in Melbourne and Sydney”
  • Dr Rupakjyoti Borah
    Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University
    Research topic: Australia-India strategic convergence in the Indian Ocean region: Vision 2020
  • Dr Jayanta Kumar Saha
    Department of Law, University of Burdwan
    Research topic: Curriculum Development: Re-defining Australian studies in law, media and human rights in Indian universities
  • Ms Arpita Banerjee
    Department of English, University of Calcutta
    Research topic: Indigenous Australian studies and gender studies
  • Dr Smita Patil
    School of Gender and Development Studies, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
    Research topic: Politics of race, caste and gender: exploring the social spaces of indigenous women in Australia and dalit women in India
  • Dr Rupakjyoti Borah
    School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
    Research topic: Australia-India strategic convergence in the Indian Ocean region: Vision 2020
  • Dr Gundre Jayachandra Reddy
    Centre for Southeast Asian and Pacific Studies, Sri Venkateswara University
    Research topic: Energy Security and Environmental Sustainability in Australia: Lessons for India
  • Mr Sibendu Chakraborty
    Department of English, University of Calcutta
    Research Topic: Australian Aboriginal Theatre: Discourse of Protest and Nationalism against a Multicultural Backdrop in Jack Davis’s Plays
  • Ms Debamita Banerjee
    Bengal Law College
    Research Topic: ‘Threatened Waterways’: Environmental Governance and Strategic Development Policy in Botany Bay Region ( NSW ) and Gangetic Delta (especially, River Hoogli around Calcutta)

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