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Dr MITHILESH KUMAR

MA, MPhil, PhD
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Articles in Periodicals

Sl.No. Title Name of Periodical Periodicity Date
1 The Contagion of Government Cafe Dissensus Everyday Daily 07/11/2020
2 Where is the Platform Campus of the University Cafe Dissensus Everyday Other 19/05/2020

Articles in Journals

Sl.No. Title Name of Journal Date of Publication Volume No/Issue No/Page No
1 Dirty Tracks Across the Border: Global Operations of Extraction, Labour and Migration at a Railway Station on the Bihar?Nepal Border Society and Culture in South Asia 05-Jun-2024 Online First / Online First / -

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Category Article in Research Journal
Sole Authored /Co Authored Sole
Author Name (s) MITHILESH KUMAR (2993)
Title of Article Dirty Tracks Across the Border: Global Operations of Extraction, Labour and Migration at a Railway Station on the Bihar?Nepal Border
Name of Journal Society and Culture in South Asia
Volume No Online First
Issue No Online First
Page No -
URL https://journals.sagepub.com/home/SCS
Date of Publication 05-Jun-2024
2 The Un-Human Beings: The Denial of Muslim Migrants- Bodies in India and Poland Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 19-Jul-2022 / / -

Additional information

Category Article in Research Journal
Sole Authored /Co Authored Co-Author
Author Name (s) MITHILESH KUMAR ,KASIA NARKOWICZ
Title of Article The Un-Human Beings: The Denial of Muslim Migrants- Bodies in India and Poland
Name of Journal Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies
Volume No
Issue No
Page No -
URL https://www.tandfonline.com/journals/riij20
Date of Publication 19-Jul-2022
3 Before the Gig Economy Tracing the Transformations in Delhi?s Taxi Industry Economic and Political Weekly 19-Mar-2022 57 / 12 / 54-60

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Category Article in Research Journal
Sole Authored /Co Authored Sole
Author Name (s) MITHILESH KUMAR (2993)
Title of Article Before the Gig Economy Tracing the Transformations in Delhi?s Taxi Industry
Name of Journal Economic and Political Weekly
Volume No 57
Issue No 12
Page No 54-60
URL https://www.epw.in/
Date of Publication 19-Mar-2022
4 Political Theory at Large: How Migrants Shaped the Discourse and Practice of Colonial States.? Economic and Political Weekly 29-Jun-2019 54 / 26-27 / 30-31

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Category Article in Research Journal
Sole Authored /Co Authored Sole
Author Name (s) MITHILESH KUMAR
Title of Article Political Theory at Large: How Migrants Shaped the Discourse and Practice of Colonial States.?
Name of Journal Economic and Political Weekly
Volume No 54
Issue No 26-27
Page No 30-31
URL https://www.epw.in/journal/2019/26-27/book-reviews/political-theory-large.html
Date of Publication 29-Jun-2019

Participation in Seminars/Conferences/Symposium

Sl.No. Type of Program Role Name of Program Title of Paper Date Organising Institution Level
1 Conference Convenor International Conference on "(Art)ificial Intelligence and the Problems of Language, Thinking, and Writing: Interrogations to Jacques Derrida" 14/01/2024 Tattva Journal of Philosophy with Department of English and Cultural Studies CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru And Panihati Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata International
2 Conference Convenor International Conference on "(Art)ificial Intelligence and the Problems of Language, Thinking, and Writing: Interrogations to Jacques Derrida" 14/12/2023 Tattva Journal of Philosophy with Department of English and Cultural Studies CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru And Panihati Mahavidyalaya, Kolkat International
3 Symposium Presenter Asian Commons: Shared Experiences and Open Future Asian Commons as a Decolonial Strategy 31/07/2023 Centre for Social Studies, Surat; Department of English and Cultural Studies; Western Reginal Centre, ICSSR, Mumbai International
4 Symposium Convenor International Symposium on Asian Commons: Shared Experiences and Open Future 31/07/2023 Centre for Social Studies, Surat; Department of English and Cultural Studies, Christ University, Bengaluru, and Western Regional Centre, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Mumbai International
5 Conference Presenter 2nd Biennial Conference of the Indian Association for South Asian Studies (IASAS) on Global South Asians: Transformative Experiences A Case for South Asian Cultural Studies: Disciplinary Interventions in Uncertain Times 15/11/2022 Banaras Hindu University International
6 Conference Convenor An International Conference on Migrant Workers, Cultural (Re)Production, and the Culture Industry in South Asia 17/10/2022 The Cultural Studies Cell, Christ University and Department of Sociology, Tezpur University, Assam International
7 Conference Presenter What?s happening to cultural studies? Commoning a Discipline: Asian Cultural Studies or Cultural Studies in Asia? 14/09/2022 Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories (CMNH), University of Brighton International
8 Conference Presenter 5th International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies: Reclaiming Normalcy, Can Europe Decolonize-A View from Postcolonial South Asia 09/09/2022 University of Banja Luka Institutional
9 Conference Organizer Multiple Decolonialities and the Making of Asian Commons 11/02/2022 Hong Kong Research Hub, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Department of English and Cultural Studies, Central Campus, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India International
10 Conference Convenor New Populism and Responses of the 21st Century 24/09/2021 Christ University International
11 Conference Moderator/Chair New Populism and Responses of the 21st Century 24/09/2021 Christ University International
12 Seminar Moderator/Chair Interventions from the South: Theoretical Perspectives and Pragmatic Issues of Migration, Logistics and Unequal Citizens in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic 13/01/2021 International Center for Cultural Studies (ICCS), National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan International
13 Conference Presenter The 20th Nordic Migration Research Conference and the 17th ETMU Conference Gendered anti-immigrant mobilisations in Poland and India 11/01/2021 University of Helsinki International
14 Conference Organizer Conjunctural Geographies of Postsocialist and Postcolonial Conditions: Theory Thirty Years after 1989 14/05/2020 Leipzig Institute for Regional Geography; Supported by: Leibniz ScienceCampus Eastern Europe?Global Area (EEGA) International
15 Symposium Presenter National Symposium on Dissent Dissenting Political Subject as a Citizen: An Overture to Rethinking Nation and its People 24/01/2020 Christ University National

Invited Talks

Sl.No. Title of the Program Name of the Program Date Name of the Institution
1 Refugee Rights and Issues of Migration in India State Meeting HRLN Kolkata Unit 12/12/2020 Human Rights Law Network

Own MPhil/PhD Thesis

Sl.No. Title Guide Name Institution Month Year
1 Infrastructure, Labor, and Government: A Study of Delhi Airport Professor Brett Neilson and Professor Ned Rossiter Western Sydney University
2 Problems of Literary Production in Manipur. Dr. Nilanjana Deb Jadavpur University

MPhil/PhD Guided/Adjudicated

Sl.No. Title Name of Student Institution Month Year
1 The Many Memories from a Conflict Zone: A Study on the Sites of Memory in Bastar T F CALVIN Christ University January 2022
2 The Transnational Influence of Energy on Cultural Practices: A Study on Kuttanad Wetland Systems BRIJI JOSE Christ University July 2022
3 To study the central cause of the caste based hereditary occupation, known as manual scavenging; its effects on the lives of the lower castes, and how the laws of the government are benefiting them. MEHNAZ ALAM Christ University July 2022
4 Voicing the Unheard: Interpreting the insurgency experience of the Mizo community as portrayed in Malsawmi Jacobs Zorami MERLENE BINNY Christ University July 2022
5 Freedom to Slip Out and In: Resistance and the Nonhuman in Franz Kafka. KAMDA SINGH DEO Christ University October 2022
6 The Multidimensional Spaces of the Land: A Study on the Dynamic Relationship between Resistance and Land in Malayalam Dalit Literature MEGHA ELIZABETH RAJU Christ University February 2023
7 PERFORMING MALAYALI IDENTITIES ON YOUTUBE: A STUDY OF RAP MUSIC OF KERALA RUTH SUSAN MATHEW Christ University

Workshop/FDP/Training programme Attended

Sl.No. Name of the Workshop/FDP/Training programme Name of Oraganiser Level Date
1 Academic Writing Workshop Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) Institutional 13/10/2023
2 Faculty Development Programme (FDP-I) 2023 Centre for Education Beyond Curriculum (CEDBEC) Institutional 26/06/2023
3 FDP on Design Thinking Christ University in association with Binghamton University, USA Institutional 12/12/2022
4 5 day Faculty Development Program on Curriculum Design and Revision with specific focus on OBE Staff Development College, Christ University, Bengaluru Institutional 05/12/2022
5 FDP- I 2022 CEDBEC and IQAC Institutional 06/07/2022
6 Flagship Training Program for the 6th Cohort IC 3 Institutes and Department of Psychology, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru National 31/01/2022
7 UGC sponsored Refresher Course ? English Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University 10/11/2021
8 UGC sponsored Refresher Course ? English Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University 10/11/2021
9 Quality Improvement Programme on Emerging Trends in English Language and Teaching School of English Language, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus - ?The Hub of Analytics.? 28/06/2021
10 Faculty Development Programme I- 2021 Centre for Education Beyond Curriculum (CEDBEC) and Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) Institutional 16/06/2021
11 University Teaching The University of Hong Kong International 01/06/2021
12 Hybrid Teaching 02/03/2021
13 Managing Research Overload Wiley Publications International 02/02/2021
14 Moral Foundation of Politics Yale International 25/05/2020
15 Introduction to Big Data University of California San Diego International 01/05/2020
16 Learning to Teach Online University of New South Wales International 20/04/2020
17 Fourth Orientation Course on Migration Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna Centre International 19/02/2020
18 5-Day Orientation Program Academic Staff College 06/01/2020
19 India-UK Socio-Legal Research Writing Chanakya National Law University International 01/10/2019
20 CPPR Global Policy School Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) International 01/05/2019

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