Smt. Ankita Mookherjee
Assistant Professor
Sociology Department
Email ID : ankitamookherjee@gmail.com

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

B.A.(Hons.) Sociology, Hindu College, University of Delhi.

M.A. Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi.

MPhil Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

 

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Flat no.8, Malda Women's Teacher's Hostel

Shanti Gopal, Women's College Road, Pirojpur

Uma Roy Sarani, Malda,

West Bengal-732101

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

5 years

SPECIALIZATION

Sociology in India

Sociology of Knowledge

Sociological Theories

Qualitative Research Methodologies

AREA OF RESEARCH

Sociology of Knowledge

Sociology in India

Political Sociology

AREA OF INTEREST

Political Sociology

Sociological Theories 

Sociology of Knowledge

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Research Articles

  • Ek tarksangat Vishay ke roop main samajshastra: Vishay ki prakriti evum vyapakta- Andre Beteille ke saath shakshatkaar. Bhartiya Samajshastra Sameeksha, Bhartiya Samajshashtra Parishad ka Shod Patrika (Hindi Journal of Indian Sociological Society, New Delhi) Vol.2. 2015. Pp. 95-108.
  • Mookherjee, Ankita “Trajectory of Indigenization of Indian Sociology: The current debates and possible future (s) of the discipline. International Journal of Social Development 2016 (1) Pp.97-107.
  • Mookherjee, Ankita. “BhartiyaSamajshashtra main Swadeshikaran ka Sankat: Vishay ka Sambhavya Bhavishya”. BhartiyaSamajshastraSameeksha, Bhartiya Samajshashtra Parishad ka Shod Patrika (Hindi Journal of Indian Sociological Society,New Delhi) Vol.1. Issue 1, January –June, 2014, Pp.93-98.

Book Reviews

  • Mookherjee ,Ankita. Book Review of Another South Asia! Dev N Pathak (ed.) Primus Publication .Journal of Human Values, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. Sage 24(2)2018. Pp.150-152.
  • Mookherjee, Ankita. Book Review of “Bindeshwar Pathak (Ed.) Sociology of Sanitation: Environmental Sanitation, Public Health and Social deprivation”. Kalpaz Publications, 2015 in BhartiyaSamajshastraSameeksha, BhartiyaSamajshashtraParishad ka Shod Patrika (Hindi Journal of Indian Sociological Society, New Delhi) Vol.4 Issue 1, Januray- June,2017, Pp. 134-140.
  • Mookherjee, Ankita. Book Review of Dipankar Gupta’s “Revolutions from Above: India’s Future and the citizen Elite” Rupa Publications, New Delhi, 2013 in Kerala Sociologist( Journal of the Kerala Sociological Society) , Vol.42  2 , December 2014, Pp. 264-267.

Popular Articles

  • Obituary of Professor Ramakrishna Mookerjee. Bhartiya Samjashastra Sameeksha., BhartiyaSamajshashtraParishad ka Shod Patrika (Hindi Journal of Indian Sociological Society, New Delhi) Vol.3 Issue 2, 2016. Pp. 3.
  • Response to Newspaper article by Prof. Dipankar Gupta titled “Get Well First, Get Wealthy Next” in Times of India dated May26th, 2014.

SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

National Conferences: 

  • Presented a paper titled “  Emerging Paradigms on democracy in India : An exploratory study in Sociology of Knowledge” at the 41st  All India Sociological  Conference of Indian Sociological Society at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) , KITT University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha  December 27th-29th, 2015.
  • presented a paper titled “Mapping multiple paradigms on democracy in India: An exploration in sociology in India” at the 40th All India Sociological Conference of Indian Sociological Society at  Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi November, 29-December 1, 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled “Mapping multiple paradigms on democracy in India: An exploration in sociology in India” at the 40th All India Sociological Conference of Indian Sociological Society at  Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi November, 29-December 1, 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled Are there Paradigms in Sociology in India? at the 39th All India Sociological Conference of Indian Sociological Society at Karnataka State  Open University, Mukthagangothri, Mysore on 27th-29th December, 2013.
  • Presented a paper titled Mapping the trajectory of the concept of Identity in sociology in India at the 37th All India Sociological Conference during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Indian Sociological Society at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 11th -13th December, 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled Mapping the trajectory of the concept of Identity in sociology in India at the 37th All India Sociological Conference during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Indian Sociological Society at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 11th -13th December, 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled Biographical Method at the Annual Seminar organized by the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 4th- 5th March, 2010.
  • Presented a paper titled Biographical Method at the Annual Seminar organized by the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 4th- 5th March, 2010.

International Conferences: 

  • 22nd Biennial Conference of Asian Studies Association of Australia, University of Sydney, July,2018.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Democracy and Religion in India: Revisiting the Secularism debate” at the International Conference on Sociology of Religion in Pluralistic Society 7th-9th April,2016.
  • Presented a paper titled “Right to Water for Life: Insights from  Plachimada Movement against Corporatizing Water for Profit” at International Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development in South Asia ,19-21 October,2016 organized by UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asian Regional Cooperation (UMISARC) & Centre for South Asian Studies , Pondicherry University. 
  • Presented a Paper titled “Education, Skill Development and Employment in India: A Sociological Analysis at the 2nd International Conference on Public Policy and Management,  Indian Institute of Management , Calcutta, January,2016.

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

  • Research Assistant to Prof. V. Sujatha (Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) for an upcoming Routledge volume on Global Capital and social differences as a part of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi sponsored Conference on Globalisation.
  • Researcher and part of International team of India Honors Programme (IHP) 2005-06 organized by Boston University, USA to conduct an extensive research on “Rethinking Globalization” by reviewing the use of BT cotton in remote areas of West India and looking at the viability of Gandhian   model of self-sufficient villages in the region. This project was for a period of one month.
  • Worked as Research Associate assisting Prof. Anand Kumar, paper contributor on ‘Political Sociology’ for preparation of Trend Report for Sixth Round of Research Survey in Sociology & Social Anthropology conducted by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

REFRESHERS & ORIENTATION COURSES

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Treasurer and Secretary of Research Committee on Theory, Methods and Concepts of Indian Sociological Society, New Delhi from 2012 till present.
  • Secretary of Sociology society of Hindu college, Delhi University for the year 2004.
  • Public Speaking: Winner of best speaker in M.N. Srinivas inter – college Declamation. Best speaker award in several inter- school debates.
  • Social work: Worked for Antaragram- a rehabilitation centre for drug addicts. Held the post of Vice – President of NSS unit of Hindu College. Worked with “We for Yamuna”, “Action Aid India”, Gandhi Volunteers- UNDP, and    “Prayaas”. Participant in National meet on Volunteerism organized by Delhi University.
  • Dramatics: Active member in English dramatics society of Hindu college.
  • Certificate of Distinction in painting (Second year) from Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan

ACHIEVEMENTS

UGC- Junior Research Fellow, June, 2012.

University 2nd rank holder in Masters program in Sociology at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi,2007.

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