ICSSR Fellowships

ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship Programme in Women’s and Gender Studies:

CWDS has been offering six ICSSR Institutional doctoral fellowships in Women’s and Gender Studies since 2013-2014. Between 2013 and 2018 five batches have been awarded the fellowships comprising candidates both from the AUD-CWDS Collaborative M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme of the country. After formal approval from the ICSSR, each selected candidate is assigned in Women’s and Gender Studies and other universities from different part a CWDS faculty as co-supervisor based on expertise and research interest of individual members. So far 3 ICSSR fellows have been awarded their doctorates and 2 have submitted their thesis.

Post Doctoral Fellowships, supported by ICSSR

  • Rinkoo Wadhera: “Dancing Gods and Travelling Goddesses: Rethinking Gender and Agency in the Folk Epics of Central Himalayas”

  • Shalu Nigam: In Search of Justice: A Socio-legal Analysis of the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act, 2005, 2013-2015

  • Sonia George: “Re-engaging work Spheres into Labour spaces: Delineating Gender Relations in the Home-based industry in Kerala, India