भा.प्रौ.सं. गाँधीनगर: उत्कृषटता के 15 वर्षसमाचार


Aashish Xaxa

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BA: University of Delhi, 2013
  • MA: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2015
  • M. Phil: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2017
  • PhD: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2021

Email: aashish.xaxa -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: AB5/404C
VOIP: 2592

  • Selected Publications

    1. “Populism, Development and Indigenous Resistance: Some Reflections from Jharkhand” in “Encyclopaedia of New Populism and Responses in the 21st Century” (Springer); Edited by Joseph Chacko Chennattuserry, Madhumati Deshpande and Paul Hong (Electronic ISBN: 978-981-16-9859-0; Print ISBN: 978-981-16-9859-0; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9859-0_351-1) on 14th January 2024.

    2. “Dismantling Colonial Cartography – Indigenous Urbanism as Spatiality, India” in “Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Regional Perspectives – The Asia and Pacific Region” (Springer: Cham); Edited by Walter Leal Filho (Electronic ISSN: 2731-5584; Print ISSN: 2731-5576; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91262-8_82-1) on 4th October 2023.

    3. Transformation of Tribal Hinterlands into Urban Spaces in India’s Fifth and Sixth Schedule Areas: Emerging Issues and Contestations” in “Social Change” Volume 51(3), pp. 362–378 (ISSN: 0049–0857, DOI https://doi.org/10.1177/00490857211032952) on 6th September 2021.

    4. “Sustainable Urbanization in Tribal or Indigenous Peoples’ Areas of India” in ‘Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Sustainable Cities and Communities’ (Springer, Cham); Edited by Walter Leal Filho, Pinar Gökçin Özuyar, Anabela Marisa Azul, Luciana Londero Brandli and Tony Wall (ISBN: 978–3–319–95716–6, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71061-7_126-1), on 1st May 2021.

    5. “Reimagining Urban Development in a Tribal Region – Readings on a Fifth Schedule Area of India” in ‘Theorising Urban Development from The Global South’ pp. 81–99, (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham); Edited by Anjali Karol Mohan, Sony Pellissery and Juliana Gomez Aristizabal (ISBN 978–3–030–82474–7; DOI: 10.1007/978–3–030–82475–4), on 26th October 2021. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-82475-4_4

    6. “Tribes and Urbanisation in North East India: Issues and Challenges”: Special Article in ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ Volume 54(38), pp. 46–52 (ISSN: 0012–9976), on 21st September 2019. https://www.epw.in/journal/2019/38/special-articles/tribes-and-urbanisation-north-east-india.html

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (April 2022 to present)
    • Consultant, The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Project at the Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (January 2022 – March 2022)
    • Research Associate, Indian Social Institute, Delhi (August 2021 – November 2021)
    • Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Policy, National Law School University, Bengaluru (November 2020 – February 2021)
    • Research Assistant, Indian Social Institute, Delhi (May 2014 – June 2014)

  • Awards

    • Recipient of Lifetime Membership, Development Studies Association (United Kingdom)
    • Recipient of the ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship (2018–2020) for completion of the Ph. D. Academic Research