08/09/08

Prem Chowdhry: A brief biographical note

A product of Delhi University ; Ph. D from the Jawaharlal Nehru University; taught in Miranda House, University college for women from 1966 to 1988 ; a senior fellow of the Indian Council of Social Sciences, 1983-85; a University Grants Commission fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru University from 1988-1994; a fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti, New Delhi from 1994- 2006; author of Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples: Gender, Caste and Patriarchy in Northern India, Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2007; Colonial India and the Making of Empire Cinema: Image, Ideology and Identity, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2000; The Veiled Women: Shifting Gender Equations in Rural Haryana, 1880-1990, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1994; and Punjab Politics, Vikas Publications, Delhi, 1984; Other publications include research articles on politics, society, popular culture and gender both in colonial and contemporary India, in edited works and reputed national and international journals.

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