Why I participated in the women’s march?
This question can only be answered from a reflective standpoint where I first situate myself within the intersecting relations of power that shape my existence. So, that begs the question- Who am I? I am ‘two persons’ in my life in two locations: my current country of residence- UK and my country of origin- India. In... Read More
The Story of Migration: Where are we from?
Few phenomena have affected the creation of the contemporary world as crucially as migration. It says something more than numbers, but about the origin of human movements and the shared histories of modern societies that we inhabit. The International Organisation for Migration hosts an interactive application 'Where we're from' which helps visualise the human movements across continents and... Read More
My Bio in less than 100 words
I have five years of experience in migration research, in which I have looked at economic migration from the global south, as well as contemporary patterns of transnational mobility between countries of the global north. I have worked on impact research and assessment of research projects that built partnerships with academia, government and third sector.... Read More
My Teaching in a Paragraph
I am particularly interested teaching on modules which look at topics of social research, gender, race, migration and post-colonial studies.I have worked as a sessional tutor in three modules (given below) at Sociology, University of Warwick. These modules are: Module titled ‘Racism and Xenophobia’, Honours level (Oct. 2015 – Dec. 2017) Module titled ‘Race and the making of... Read More
My Research in a Nutshell
My doctoral research explored how ‘mobile subjects’ are constructed in the temporary migration scheme of Tier-5 Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) under the Points-Based System of immigration to the United Kingdom. I argue that hierarchies of privilege manifest in the young adults’ temporary migration, in which their experiences are polarised along ‘race’, class, gender, first language,... Read More