Contributors – Volume 4. Issue 1

Bhargavi Narayanan
Bhargavi Narayanan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Film and Media Studies Department at UC Santa Barbara. She has an M.A. in Media and Cultural Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India. Her dissertation rethinks the process of mediation using ephemeral infrastructures that emerge around particular media events as apertures to understanding media publics.

Shruthi Parthasarathy
Shruthi Parthasarathy is an M Phil research scholar at the Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, School of Development Studies, TISS, Mumbai. Her current research interest lies in understanding the confluence of caste, brahminism, gender, sexuality and technology in urban spaces.

Durgesh Solanki
Durgesh Solanki is an M Phil scholar at the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies. His research areas include urbanisation, spatial segregation and the manifestation of caste in cities.

Shivani Satija
Shivani Satija is a PhD scholar and researcher at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, researching intersections between bodies, gender and online practice. In the past, she worked on gender, livelihoods, politics of space, and violence in urban and rural contexts.

Aparna Srivastava
Aparna Srivastava is a graduate in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She currently works as assistant editor and researcher at Katha, a publishing house and not-for-profit in education. As a freelance writer and editor, she has worked with Pan Macmillan India and Tinkle Comics.

Shiva Thorat
Shiva Thorat is an alumnus of the School of Media and Cultural Studies. He is currently a part of the production team in the CLIx project, initiated in collaboration between MIT and TISS and seeded by the Tata Trust. He has previously worked as a Sarai fellow, and as a creative assistant in various media production companies.

Nayantara Nayar
Nayantara Nayar is a Chevening FCO scholar and graduate of the University of Kent, where she completed her Masters in Contemporary Performance Practices. Prior to that she studied at the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and obtained a Masters in Media and Cultural Studies. Her current practice is based within storytelling which she uses to explore contemporary ideas about selfhood and culture. She is currently working on a practice-based research project around the role of memory in autobiographical performance practices.


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