Full Professor (until August 31, 2012)
Please make an appointment with Rebeka Eckstein, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shalini Randeria has accepted a professorship at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, where she will chair and build up the new Anthropology and Sociology Department. She will relocate beginning with the autumn term in 2012. She is, therefore, not accepting any new MA or PhD students at the University of Zurich, but all those students who are currently writing MA or PhD theses under her supervision remain unaffected, as she will continue to examine students at the UZH.
Important: All students who would like to complete an MA or PhD thesis under Professor Randeria's supervision are kindly asked to write a mail to her in ordner to register their project (cc Ms. Eckstein). This is possible until April 1st the latest.
Globalization and governance:the interplay between international institutions, subaltern states and non-state actors;
Anthropology of state, development, public policy: population policy and gender, privatization of common property resources;
Anthropology of law, legal pluralism, transnationalization of law, non-state institutions in the area of family law;
Multiple modernities and post-coloniality;
Civil society and social movements.
South Asia, India
Shalini Randeria has been Full Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology
at the University of Zurich since 2003. She is also a member of the
scientific board of the University Priority Research Programme
"Asia and Europe". She studied Sociology and Social Anthropology at the
Universities of Delhi and
and completed her PhD and habilitation at the Free University of Berlin. She was a Rhodes scholar at the
Oxford, a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies
Max Weber Professor for Sociology at the University of Munich and Full
Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Social
Anthropology of the Central European University Budapest.
In 2007 she was elected President of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) and Member of the International Sociological Association (ISA) Board of the Research Committee (RC 09) on Transformation and Sociology of Development. She is a member of the steering committees and scientific advisory boards of a number of European research networks and institutions both within and outside universities.