Guest Fellow:

The Institute invites scholars as Guest Fellows for a period of three months, during which they work on their approved research project. At the end of their tenure, they make a presentation at the Institute. An honorarium of Rs 5000/- is presented to the scholar after the publication of the manuscript. Requests for Guest Fellowships are to be mailed to along with a detailed CV, research proposal, and the Book Proposal Form (available at

Sr. No. Name and Bio Title of Lecture
1. Dr. Arundhati Virmani
EHESS, Centre Norbert Elias,
2 rue de la Charité
13002 Marseille
The Social Responsibility of the Historian: The case of the Annales since 1929 in perspective” on 05 July 2016
2. Professor Sujata Patel
Department of Sociology
University of Hyderabad
The Challenge of Doing Sociology Today” on 24 June 2016
3. Shri Prakash N.Shah
Hon. Director
Acharya Kripalani Adhyayan Kendra
Gujarat Vidyapith
Gandhi's Inner Quest: A Temporal Perspective” on 02 August 2016
4,5 Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi
Professor John Borneman
Department of Anthropology,
Aaron Burr Hall
Princeton University
New JerseyThe Syrian Refugee Crisis in Germany: Erotic Conflict and Foreigner Integration” on 24 October 2016
6. Dr. Kathryn Lum
Lecturer, Global Studies
School of Arts and Humanities
Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, MAE
Reservations in Brazil (01 August 2017)
7. Dr. Anuradha Veeravalli
Formerly, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Philosophy,
University of Delhi
Theory of the Vernacular: A Counter-Modernity (17 August 2017)
8. Anuradha Bhattacharjee
Doctorate from the Sorbonne University, Paris
Researcher specializing in intercultural communication, management and public policy
“Effects of Globalization: an Empirical Study of Advertising” on 23rd November, 2017
9. Professor Michel Danino,
Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
• The Aryan Myth in the Arsenal of the British Raj (19 July 2019)
• India’s “Vedic Night” (30 July 2019)