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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Biju P R: Biodata 2014


Biju P R

CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Data:

  • Date of Birth: 15/05/1980
  • Place of Birth: Karthikapuram, Kannur, Kerala
  • Citizenship: Indian
Education

  • 2004-05 M. Phil, Political Science, University of  Kerala,Trivandrum
  • 2001-03 M. A., Political Science ,M G University,Kottayam
  • 1998-2001 B. A., Political Science., Kannur University, Kannur
  • 1996-98 Pre-Degree, Humanities, University of Calicut, Calicut
Publications



Book



2015

Myth of Politics in Social Media, Primus Books




Edited Book



2012


  • “Politics of Clicktivism” (Ed)
Proceedings of the Three Day National Seminar on Politics and Social Media: Commons in the Space Online, October 12-14, 2011,Sponsored by UGC.
Articles and Book Chapters

           
            2014
·         The social politics 2014
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815, Vol. 12, No.13, September 2014, pp.38-40

·         Article
Expatriates move on to social media for bonding capital
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815, Vol. 12, No.12, April 2014, pp.28-30


·         Article
Social media and social capital
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815, Vol. 12, No.11, March 2014, pp.33-35

·         Article
Pedagogy of the oppressed
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815, Vol. 12, No. 10, February 2014, pp. 16-19

·         Article
Growing gossip culture in social media
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815, Vol. 12, No. 9 January 2014, pp. 18-21

2013

·         Article

Social media under gunpoint
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815, Vol. 12, No. 8, December 2013

  • Article

Atoms to bits: Politics and protest in Internet India
Polit Book, Institute of Social and Political Sciences, Russia, ISSN 2227-1538, eISSN 2307-4590, 2013- NO. 2, pp. 8-23 (http://j.politbook.ru/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=118%3Apolitbook-2013-2-200-p&catid=42%3A2012-12-17-19-12-28&Itemid=186&lang=en)

  • Article

Digitalising Political Identity
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815,Vol.12, No.4 pp.39-41

  • Article

Social Media Regulation
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815,Vol.12, July 2013, pp. 39-42

  • Article

The Wired Politics: Shrinking Internet Public in India
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815,Vol.11, No.9, January 2013.pp17-20

2012

  • Article
Democratizing Democracy: Women Reservation in India and beyond?
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815,Vol.11, No.8, Dec 2012.pp38-41

  • Article
The Mediated Public: Social Media and hate Space
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815,Vol.11, No.6, Oct 2012.pp24-28

  • Article
Rise of “Mouse Click” Politics.
South Asia Politics, R.N.I. No.: DELENG/2002/6815,Vol.11, No.1, May 2012.pp 33-38
           
2011
  • Article
Towards Online Activism and Public Sphere in India
Indian Journal of Political Science, ISSN NO 0019-5510,Volume LXXII,No.2,April-June 2011,pp 477-488 
  • Article
Public Sphere Online: Online Social Networking in India. A Methodological Enquiry for Space and Commons.
Brennen Journal of Multi-disciplinary Studies, ISSN NO 2231 -5489 Series VI, 2011, pp 65 -80, (www.linkedin.com/redir/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebrennencollege%2Eorg%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2013%2F01%2Fbrennen-journal-of-multidisciplinary-studies2011pdf-combined%2Epdf&urlhash=sRSY&trk=prof-publication-title-link)
  • Article
Delocating the Space of Women’s Movement in Kerala’s Public Sehere.
Brennen Journal of Multi-disciplinary Studies, ISSN NO 2231 -5489 Series VI, 2011, pp 81-89, (www.linkedin.com/redir/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebrennencollege%2Eorg%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2013%2F01%2Fbrennen-journal-of-multidisciplinary-studies2011pdf-combined%2Epdf&urlhash=sRSY&trk=prof-publication-title-link)
·         Book Chapters
Collective Action in Internet: A glimpse of Greenpeace’ Online Activism in India.
Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Beyongd Margins and New Social Movements ,organized by Department of History ,Sir Syed College,Taliparamba on 16 March 2011.

2010

  • Article
Emission Trading and India’s Foreign Policy
Popular Magazines, Newspapers, Web Journals

2014

·         Is Modi government an old wine packed in a new bottle?

·        Marketing politics: rise of political consultancies

·         Social media fragments electoral politics
Opinion article published on Millennium Post, on 29 March 2014, In Focus: P. 9 (http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=55456)

·         The wall battalions: Facebook in 16th General Election

·         Revenge porn: A way online platforms are being misused

·         Political power of social media is a myth(Part I &II)

·         How democratic is the democratic potential of Internet?

·         Political conspiracies in the fifth e-state

·         Celebrity culture among the political class

·         The politics of education 2.0

2013

·         Same sex love and future of queer activism in India

·         Gossip and hate diffuse in social media sites

·         Can social media create social capital for India?
Article posted on (http://indiaopines.com/social-media-create-social-capital-india/#!), on 10 December 2013

·         Social media and the Indian middle class

·         Leveraging social media for digital agora

·         Class basis of social media politics

·         Anxieties of Indian democracy

·         Expatriates build bonding capital through social media
Article published in Indiaopines.com, (http://indiaopines.com/expatriates-building-bonding-capital-social-media/#comments), 30 November 2013

·         Little platoons: Intellectual loneliness in fifth e-state

Article published in Indiaopines.com, (http://indiaopines.com/cell-phones-activism-pockets/) 19 November 2013
·         Shrinking fifth E-state constituencies

·         Social Media: The ghettos of Indian middle class,
 Article published on

·         Social media under fire in electoral heat
  • Connecting Alone: India's life style activism in social web
  • Digital Diva: Women sexuality and Indian Internet
  • Why Social media must be regulated?
  • Hate or love: What we click on the social media?
·         Personalised Political Dissent in Social Web
Article published on (http://www.countercurrents.org/biju200813.htm), 20 August 2013

·         Indian Politics warming up to social media

·         Government 2.0 in India

·         Is our political class credible?

2012
·         Internet activism is a myth

·         The wired politics: Shrinking Internet public in India



Papers Presented and Invited Lecture

2012
  • “Globalization, Social Media and Convergence of Politics: The Americanisation of Political communication in India”
Paper presented in the One Day national Seminar on Globalisation and State in India in Dept of Political Science, at Govt. College Madappally, Vadakara on 20-11-2012
  • “The Rise of Political Class in India”
Paper presented in the One Day National Seminar on “Role of Legislature in Good Governance, held on 2nd November 2012 organised by Department of Political Science, E.K.N.M Government College, Elerithattu in collaboration with Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala.
·         “Youth and Parliamentary Democracy”

Invited Lecture on 07/02/2012 in One Day Seminar on ‘Democracy Awareness’ organized by Kanianchal Government Higher Secondary School, sponsored by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala.

2011

·         “Towards an Online Public Sphere: Glimpses of Greenpeace’s Online Activism in Inida”

Paper presented  in the UGC National Seminar on Beyond Margins and New Social Movements ,organized by Department of History ,Sir Syed College, Taliparamba on 16 March 2011.

2009

  • “Politics of Globalisation”

Paper presented on 20th March, 2009, at Workshop organized by Board of studies in Political Sciene, Kannur University, held at  K.M.M Govt.Womens   College,Kannur.


·         “Carbon  Trading and India’s Foreign Policy”  

Paper presented on 17th September, 2009, at St.Mary’s College,Sulthan Bathery.

2006

·         “BPO/IT and  Indian Economy”

Paper presented on, 27th Feb, 2006, at V.T.M.N.S.S.College, Trivandrum


Research Experience

  • U G C Minor research on the Topic:-
GLOBALISED AND DEGLOBALISED TOBACCO: A CASE STUDY OF SKEWED GLOBALISATION IN (MALABAR BEEDI) WORKING SECTOR, DHARMADAM PANCHAYATH,KANNUR DISTRICT, KERALA,sanctioned by U G C order MRP(H)-838/09-10/KLKAO11/UGC-SWRO dated 27 January 2010.

Participation in Seminars


2012

  • Participated in One Day Seminar on “Social Movements and Protest Politics”,sponsored by Directorate of Collegiate Education,Government of  Kerala,organized by Department of Political Science,Government College Madappally on 24/02/2012.

2011

·         Attended two day Conference on American Studies in Pala St.Thomas College, on 27th and 28th July 2011.


Teaching Experience

Courses taught during the last Six years in Department of Political Science at the Government Brennen College
·         Political Theory,
·         Methods and Perspectives of Social Science,
·         Research Methods in Social Science,
·         Issues in Indian Politics,
·         Politics of Globalization,
·         Social and Political Movements,
·         Gender and Politics,
  • Media and Politics

Areas of Specialisation

·         Women Studies
·         Outsourcing and its Political Economy
  • Online  Politics

Government, University and Non-profit Organization Positions Held

2010
  • Member,Board of Studies in PoliticaI Science,Kannur University 2010- 2012

2007
·         Member,Board of Studies in PoliticaI Science,Kannur University  2007-09

·         Member, Social Science Faculty, Kannur University 2007-2009

2006
  • Member,College Council,Govt Brennen College,since 2006 onwards


Seminars Organized

2014

·         Convenor, Two Day UGC National Seminar

Identity Politics: Power and Protest from the Margins, 17-18 December 2014, sponsored by UGC, organized by Department of Political Science at Government Brennen College (http://bijugayu.blogspot.in/2014/12/two-day-national-seminar-on-identity.html)

·         Convenor, One Day National Seminar

Changing dimensions of party politics in India”, One Day National Seminar sponsored by DCE, Govt. of Kerala, organized by Department of Political Science at Government Brennen College on 10-01-2014, (http://bijugayu.blogspot.in/2014/01/schedule-one-day-national-seminar-on.html#.UtrEG_vhVkg)

2013

·         Convenor, One Day National Seminar

“Anxieties of Indian Democracy”, One Day National Seminar sponsored by DCE, Govt. of Kerala, organized by Department of Political Science at Government Brennen College on 15-03-2013, (http://bijugayu.blogspot.in/2014/01/one-day-seminar-on-anxieties-of-indian.html#.UtrD5fvhVkg)

2012

·         Convenor, One Day National Seminar

 Media and Politics”, Sponsored by Director of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala, conducted by Department of Political Science, Government Brennen College on 29/02/2012, (http://bijugayu.blogspot.in/2014/01/one-day-national-seminar-on-media-and.html#.UtrDkvvhVkg)

2011

·         Convenor, Three Day National Seminar

Politics and Social Media: Commons in the Space Online” U G C sponsored Three Day National Seminar organised by Department of Political Science, Government Brennen College on 12, 13 and 14 October, 2011, (http://bijugayu.blogspot.in/2011/10/brennen-seminar-october-12.html#.UtrEQfvhVkg)  

2009

·         Convenor, One Day National Seminar

Women and Human Rights “Sponsored by Director of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala organized by Department of Political Science at Government Brennen College on 22 October 2009

Sessions Chaired


2015

·         Chaired a Session on the Two Day Conference on Democracy Development and Globalisation: Perspectives, and Experiences, organised by Association of Political Scientists- Kerala, on 30-31 January 2015


Training Experiences

2010

·         Attended One Day Workshop on Self Learning Materials sponsored by DEC,organized by Distance Education Kannur University on 27 March 2010

·         Attended three day orientation programme organized by KSHEC for preparing syllabus for under graduate courses on 04-06 May 2010 at BSNL Telecom Centre Kaimanam,TVM.

·         Attended one day orientation programme on Course Designing , organised by K S H E C Kerala, Regional telecom centre, TVM,on 07/09/2010.

·         Attended the three day university level workshop of ACQUIRE Scholarship Programme for first B A Social Science students on 08th/09th/10th October 2010 at Senate Hall Managattuparamba, Kannur University.

2009

  • Participated, Five day workshop on restructuring of undergraduate education in Kannur University,by Kannur university on 10 to 13 and 20 th march 2009.

·         attended State level TWO Day orientation programme for college teachers on methodology courses (social sciences) , organised by K S H E C Kerala, Regional telecom centre,tvm,on 15/07/09and 16/07/09.

2008

  • Participated in the orientation programme in IT from 06/08/2008 to 03/09/2008 and obtained A grade ,in University of Kerala sponsored by UGC

Peer review experiences


·         A peer reviewer to Taylor and Francis Journal- Asian Journal of Communication since 2014 onwards


Consultancy


2010

·         Course Designer for Under  Graduate students in Political Science approved and funded  by KSHEC,Govt.of Kerala,on Social Movement and Protest Politics in India and Human Rights and Development

·         Working as “Mentor” for ACQUIRE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2010,Kannur University

Professional Assignments


  • Member, Editorial Board, Brennen Journal of Multi-disciplinary Studies, ISSN NO 2231 -5489 Series VI, 2011

References



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