, Mumbai campus
M.Phil. Development Studies
Maggie Paul completed her MPhil in Development Studies from TISS, Mumbai.
Her dissertation is titled “Political Subjectivity, Slums and Urbanization in Mumbai: A Problematization of Methodological Assumptions”.
Her research interests include migration and migrant citizenship practices; religion and political subjectivities in the urban context; gender and livelihoods; social theory; methodological aspects in social sciences; educational philosophy and pedagogical innovations.
▪ Mobile-Learning for Skill Building in the context of India: Concept, Possibilities and Challenges January 2013: International Conference on Technology, Innovation and Social Change at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
▪ Impact of globalization on women's work in India: An analysis of National Skill Development Corporation December, 2013: International Conference on Globalization, Governance and Sustainable Development at Indian International Centre, Delhi
▪ Insurgent Citizenship? Analysis of the Citizen's Campaign for a Participatory Development Plan Process February, 2014: International Conference on Humane Habitats at Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai
▪ The Role of Urban Municipal Bodies in Facilitating Participatory Planning in Social Housing – A Comparison of Case Studies across India May, 2015: International Conference on Local Governments and Rights-Based Development at Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur, Kerala
▪ Selected for participation at Summer School “Beyond the City Limits: Rethinking New Religiosities in Asia” (Göttingen University, Germany, July 18-22, 2016)
▪ Paper selected for presentation at the 5th International Crossroads Asia Conference: Area Studies’ Futures titled “Contingent Methodologies’ and Marginalized Migrant Populations in Bainganwadi, Mumbai” (Center for Development Research – ZEF, Bonn, Germany, September 22-23, 2016)
▪ Paper selected for presentation at the 17th NAERUS Conference 2016: Governing, Planning and Managing the City in an Uncertain World; Comparative Perspectives on Everyday Practices titled “Our City, Our Development, Our Plan Campaign, Mumbai: Citizen’s Campaign for a Participatory Development Plan” (University of Gothernburg and Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy, Sweden, November 17-19, 2016)
▪ Women and Work: A review of the National Skill Development Corporation in the wake of Globalization, Journal of Politics & Governance, Volume 3, Issue ¾, Pages: 52-61: http://jpg.net.in/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/JPG-Vol.-2-No.-3-4-December-2013.pdf
▪ The Wretched of the Mumbai Local Trains, Himal Southasian Magazine, http://himalmag.com/the-wretched-of-the-local-trains/
▪ The Perils of being Unlawfully Unwedded Kindle Magazine, http://kindlemag.in/perils-unlawfully-unwedded/
▪ Will the Indian media rethink its 'carnival of death' approach anytime soon?, The Alternative (Online Magazine), http://www.thealternative.in/society/will-the-indian-media-rethink-its-carnival-of-death-approach-anytime-soon/
The Sabha (A people’s newsletter), http://www.thesabha.org/community_newspaper/mumbai/media-carnival-of-death/
▪ Me, an outpouring (Based on true story about sex workers in the underbelly of Mumbai),Not Like Most Young Girls, Mumbai: JAICO Publishing House
▪ [Film Review] Why Ram Leela is an insult to the audience, The Alternative (Online Magazine), http://thealternative.in/arts-culture/why-ram-leela-is-an-insult-to-the-audience/
She is a Dalai Lama Fellow (2015-16 cohort).
Profile of her slum-based project in Mumbai could be visited here:http://www.dalailamafellows.org/dalai-lama-fellows/
Some details of her self-conceived project can be found at: http://ab-drishya.tumblr.com/
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