Nutan Maurya

Post Doc Fellow, Centre for Environment and Development, ATREE
nutan.maurya@atree.org

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Cultural studies, social environmentalism, environmental communication, gender, health and climate change and globalization with particular emphasis on understanding the cultural aspects of water, sanitation and gender.

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Social Anthropology, Delhi University (Feb, 2011)
    - Dissertation title: An anthropological study of Prayag: Pilgrims, religious practices and environmental pollution at a sacred place
  • MPhil (Social Anthropology), Delhi University, 2004
  • MSc (Anthropology), Allahabad University 1999
  • BSc (Botany, Zoology & Chemistry), Allahabad University1997

FELLOWSHIPS

Indian Council of Medical Research, JRF-SRF, 2005-09

PUBLICATIONS

RESEARCH PAPERS

  • Maurya, N. 2011. Religion, ecology and environmentalism in ‘Manaviki’ vol.-II, No.-II, Jan-Jun 2011. Pg. No. 158-162. (ISSN. 0975—7880)
  • Maurya, N. As a member of the Prayag Magh Mela Research Group. 2007a. ‘Living the magha mela at Pryag: Collective identity, collective experience and the impact of participation in a mass event’. Psychological Studies, National Academy Of Psychology, India, vol. 52, no.4, 293-301.
  • Maurya, N. As a member of the Prayag Magh Mela Research Group. 2007b. ‘Revisiting research practice in India’. Psychological Studies, National Academy of Psychology, India, vol. 52, no.4, 302-310.
  • Maurya, N. As a member of The Prayag Magh Mela Research Group. 2007c. ‘Experiencing the magh mela at Prayag: Crowds, categories and social relations’. Psychological Studies, National Academy of Psychology, India, vol. 52, no.4 311-319.

Course Material, Book and Book Chapter

  • Maurya, N. 2015. Development, displacement and health: Tribal women's sufferings from diseases of development. In Das K.N.(Edited) 'Health and tribes in India challenges and opportunities' published by Sarup Book publishers (P) Ltd., The ISBN is 978-81-7625-983-5.
  • Maurya, N. 2012. Khanabadosh avam adivasi stri ke prashn, Unit for distance learning course- PG Diploma in Women Studies, Mahatma Gandhi Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha
  • Maurya, N. 2011. Translated Anthony Giddens’s book ‘New rules of sociological method: a positive critique of interpretative sociologies’ into Hindi as Samajshastriya Paddhatiyon ke naye niyam published by Granth Shilpi Publication, Delhi. ISBN 978-81-7917-118-9.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Maurya, N. 2010. Makers of Modern India, (Ed) Ramachandra Guha, Penguin Viking Publication, New Delhi, 2010. Published in Sahara Times (Weekly), Nov.20, Page-60
  • Maurya, N. 2008. Dalits In Contemporary India, Vol. I. Discrimination And Discontent’, (Ed.) Nandu Ram, Siddhant Publication, New Delhi. Published in Indian Anthropologist. Vol.38, July-Dec 2008, number 2.
  • Maurya, N. 2006. Empowerment of Women and Rural development by Dr. Y. Indira Kumari & Dr. B. Sambasiva Rao. Published in ‘The Oriental Anthropologist’, a Bi-Annual International Journal of the Science of Man. Vol.6.
  • Maurya, N. 2005. Tribal Dance And Songs, By S.G. Deogaonkar & Shailaja S. Deogaonkar; published in ‘The Oriental Anthropologist’, a bi-annual international journal of the science of man.vol.5, number 1.

POPULAR ARTICLES

  • Maurya, N. 2014. Science, Society and Risk in the Anthropocene. Economic and Political Weekly. 49(41)
  • Maurya, N. 2014. Vikas ki avdharna aur janjatiyon ka swasthya (Concept of development and tribal health) Yojana (Hindi), A journal of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI, Jan 2014 (pg. 38-41).
  • Maurya, N. Adivasi striyan aur vidroh (in Hindi); Samakaleen Janamat, A socio-cultural magazine. May 2006, vol.2.
  • Maurya, N. 2003. Adivasi samaj main dharma (in Hindi); Samakaleen Janamat, A socio-cultural magazine, September 2003. Vol.2-3.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Life Member, Indian Anthropological Association

LANGUAGES KNOWN

English and Hindi