Im Sommersemester 2018 findet die Sprechstunde montags von 13:30Uhr bis 15:30Uhr statt.
Amit Prakash is a Visiting Professor at the Otto-Suhr Institute of the Freie University Berlin, Germany.
He is Professor at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Earlier, he has also served as Associate Professor at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and, Assistant Research Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
Amit Prakash holds a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He studied for his MA and MPhil degrees in Political Science at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and for his graduate degree at the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara.
15138 Undergraduate Course: Global Governance - Perspectives from the Global South
Schedule: Mon. 10.00 - 12.00
Location: Garystr. 55/B
15262 Graduate Course: Introduction to Modern Indian International Political Thought
Schedule: Wed. 10.00 - 12.00
Location: Garystr. 55/302b
15375 Seminar: The Politics of International Development
Schedule: Wed. 14.00 - 16.00
Location: Ihnestr. 21/E
Amit Prakash's areas of research include politics of development and identity; critical governance studies (including governance indicators); conflict and governance.
• Amit Prakash, Jharkhand: Politics of Development and Identity, New Delhi: Orient-Longman, 2001.
• Amit Prakash, Politics and Internal Security, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan, 2005.
• Amit Prakash (co-edited with Niraja Gopal Jayal & Pradeep Sharma), eds., Local Governance in India: Decentralisation and Beyond, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006.
• Amit Prakash, Monograph: Global Discourses and Local Realities: Identity and Autonomy in Jharkhand, Monograph No. 7, Papers on Democratic Governance, Kolkata: Department of Political Science, University of Calcutta, 2007.
• Amit Prakash, Monograph: Tribal Rights in Jharkhand, Bangkok: United Nations Development Programme, Regional Indigenous Peoples’ Programme, Asia Regional Governance Programme (UNDP RCB ARGP), 2007.
• ‘The Capital City: Discursive Dissonance of Law and Policy’ in Ranabir Samaddar, ‘Migrant and the Neoliberal City, New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2018, pp. 225-257.
• ‘Conflict and Governance: Participation and Strategic Veto in Bihar and Jharkhand’ in Cederlöf, Gunnel & Das Gupta, Sanjukta, eds., Subjects, Citizens and Law, New Delhi: Routledge, 2016, pp. 122-137.
• ‘The Capital City: Discursive Dissonance of Law and Policy’ in Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor: Issues of Violence and Social Justice: Research Briefs with Policy Implications, Kolkata: Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (Policies and Practices 74), 2016.
• ‘The Capital City: Discursive Dissonance of Law and Policy’ in Prakash, Amit, Dey, Ishita, Kumar, Mithlesh, Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor-III: Migration and the Urban Question in Delhi, Kolkata: Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (Policies and Practices 74), 2016, pp. 1-20.
• (co-author), ‘Homogenising Discourses of Governance and Local Processes: Identity and Autonomy in Jharkhand’ in Anglistica: An Interdisciplinary Journal, (Edizione speciale a cura di Rossella Ciocca e Sanjukta Das Gupta dal titolo Out of Hidden India: Adivasi Histories, Stories, Visualities and Performances), Vol. 19, N. 1, 2015, pp. 147-162.
• ‘Political Economy of Conflict and Peace: Governmentality of Participation and Strategic Veto in Bihar and Jharkhand, India’ in Richmond, Oliver P., Burgess, J. Peter & Samaddar, Ranabir, Cultures Of Governance and Peace: A Comparison of EU and Indian Theoretical and Policy Approaches, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016, pp. 68-87.
• ‘Post-colonial Indian State and Tribes: Nationalist Discursive Structures and a New Hegemonic Consensus’ in Sandhya Goswami, ed., Troubled Diversity: The Political Process in the Northeast India’, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 24-47.
• ‘Indian Development Discourse in a Changing World’ in Navnita Chadha Behera, ed., India Engages the World, New Delhi: ICSSR & Oxford University Press (ICSSR Research Survey and Explorations in Political Science), 2013, pp. 197-233.
• ‘Political Parties’ Manifestoes and Narratives of the Public in India’ in Ajay Mehra, ed., Party System in India: Emerging Trajectories, Atlanta: Lancer, 2013, pp. 180-217.
• ‘The ‘Making’ of a Movement and the Emergence of Jharkhand: Electoral Politics since the Nineties’ in Lata Singh & Biswamoy Pati, eds., Colonial and Contemporary Bihar and Jharkhand, New Delhi: Primus, 2013, pp. 219-241.