School of Livelihoods and Development
Students' Affairs Coordinator
MA in Development Studies
PhD (IIT Kanpur) (2016)
Shahul Ameen KT is an Assistant Professor at the School of Livelihood and Development, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Hyderabad Campus since January 2020. His research interest includes Cultural Heritage and Development, Traditional Knowledge/Livelihood System(s), Sociology of Religion/Culture, and Ethnographic and Participatory Research.
Previously he has taught at the Centre for Heritage Management of Ahmedabad University (2014-2019). During his tenure at Ahmedabad University, he worked as the founder Assistant Editor of the Journal of Heritage Management (Sage Publication), Programme Chair of the Masters in Heritage Management Programme, and Scientific Committee member of the annual International Conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice. Under the different schemes, He taught sociology and cultural heritage courses in various institutions including the Wildlife Institute of India Dehradun, INTACH Heritage Academy New Delhi, and University of Applied Sciences Nysa, Poland (Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility program). He also involved in the European Union-funded project “Cultural Heritage and Venture Lab in Ahmedabad’.
He obtained his doctorate in Sociology from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2015.
Shahul has recently begun a book project, revising his Ph.D. dissertation into a monograph, and has some forthcoming articles and chapters.
Cultural Heritage and Development, Traditional Knowledge/Livelihood System(s), Sociology of Religion/Culture, and Ethnographic and Participatory Research.
Ameen KT, Shahul, (2020) Piety and the Civic: The Solidarity Youth Movement and Islamism in Kerala, South India in Religion and Secularities: Reconfigurations of Islam in Contemporary India edited by Anindita Chakrabarti and Sudha Sitharaman, Orient Blackawan, New Delhi.
Ameen KT, Shahul, Understanding Islam: Towards A New Interpretative Approach, AMSOM-WP-2018-05-003, https://ahduni.edu.in/research- working-paper/understanding-islam-towards-a-new-interpretative-approach.
Ameen KT, Shahul, Understanding Modernities and Islamic Formation Among Mappila Muslims: The Decline of Kondotti Nercha” in Conference Proceedings Negotiating and Accommodating Religious Identity in Public Arena.J.M.I, 2010. New Delhi.
Researcher, Heritage Walk Project, TCGL 2015-2017, Ahmedabad University Researcher and Trainer, EU funded Cultural Heritage and Venture Lab Project(2014-2016), AU
Winter Semester 2019-2020
· TC1a: Rural Development, Livelihoods and Social Policy (co-instructor)
Monsoon Semester 2020-2021
· FC1: Understanding Society
· RDG 10: Critical Understanding of National Rural Development Programmes