Research Areas in Various Departments/Centres/Schools

Department of Humanities & Social Sciences [Code HUZ]

  • Research Areas :

    Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Endogenous growth, Labour economics, Trade Policy, Discrimination, Health and Nutrition, Empirical Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Demography & Population Economics, Issues of Labour, Industrial Development, Regional Development, Indian Economics Macro and International Development, Sociology of Culture and Knowledge, Sociology of Development, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Social Movements, Sociol Anthropology of Medicine, Globalization and Transnationalism, Civil Society and Democratizations Sociology of Religion and Violence, Sociology of Agriculture Technology and Rural Development Policy, Sociology of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development, Visual Anthropology/Sociology, Economic Sociology, Technology, Work and Society, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, New Media Studies, Science and Technology Policy, Energy and Environmental Policy, Law, Technology, Society, Socio-Legal Studies, Regulation of Technology, Environmental Law + Policy, Climate Policy, Disaster Management and Risk Reduction, Modernist and Postmodernist Literature, Indian English Theatre, Indian Writing in English, Contemporary Fiction, Postcolonial Literature, Philosophy of Literature, Phonology, Language Education, Language Variation, Linguistics (Formal Syntax and Semantics, Language Acquisition), Cognitive Studies, Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, Aesthetics, Continental philosophy, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Philosopy of Science, Philosophy and Film, Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, Wittgenstein, Metaphysics of the Self, Religion and Development, Buddhism (including Buddhism in the Himalayas and Political Buddhism), Philosophy of Culture and History, Social and Political Philosophy. Tibet and Peace Studies, Positive Psychology, Social Psychology.

    Note: (Shortlisted students will be required to submit a two pages research proposal).