SPEAKER

Dr Nandini Ghosh

Dr. Nandini Ghosh is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Development Studies Kolkata.

Her areas of interest are qualitative research methodology, sociology of gender, marginalisation and social exclusion and social movements.

She has published a monograph Impaired Bodies Gendered Lives: Everyday Realities of Disabled Women (Primus Books 2016) and co-authored a book on domestic violence titled The Violent Domestic: Law, its Practice, and Strategies of Survival.

She has edited a volume titled Interrogating Disability in India: Theory and Practice (Springer 2016). She also has co-edited two books, Pratyaha Everyday Lifeworlds: Dilemmas, Contestations and Negotiations (Primus 2015) and Caste and Gender in Contemporary India: Power, Privilege and Politics (Routledge 2018).

She has published widely on issues around gender, disability, law and politics in well known peer reviewed journals. She was part of the process of drafting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 in India.