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Dr. Deepak Kumar Ojha

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Telephone: +49-(0)69-79833241
E-mail: ojha[at]em.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research Project: "Preaching, Praying, and Helping: Religious Markets in Puri / Odisha"
(within SFB 1070 ResourceCultures project C04 “Religious Speech as a Resource in South and Central Asia: Instruction, medialization and Commercialization”)

Research Focus: Religious Speeches as a Resource, Tribal Displacement and Resettlement, Tribal livelihood

Regional Focus: India


Education

2016 -    Ph.D in Social Anthropology from P.G. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Odisha, India
2008 -    M.Phil in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India
2005 -    M.A. in Social Anthropology from P.G. Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Odisha, India
2003 -    B.A. from B.J.B. Autonomous College of Utkal University, Odisha, India.


Publications (Article)

2017 “Health Seeking Behaviour and Indigenous Health Care Practices of Juangs Inhabiting in Keonjhar District of Odisha” in Banaja, Journal of Academy of Tribal Languages and Culture, 18th issue in 2017

2016 “Resettlement Induced Changes on the Traditional Knowledge System of the Kutia Kandhas of Lanjigarh” in International Research Journal of Management, Sociology and Humanities, Vol. 7, Issue 8

2014 “Involuntary Resettlement and Violation of Indigenous Rights (A Case of Kutia Kandha Resettlers of Lanjigarh, Odisha)” in Man in Society: The Journal of Anthropology Department of Utkal University, Vol. 21 Issue 1

2013 “Displacement, Rehabilitation and its Impact on Indigenous Knowledge System of the Kutia Kandhas of Lanjigarh”: Humankind, Volume 9-10

2013 “Involuntary Resettlement and its impact on Traditional Knowledge System of the Kutia Kandhas of Lanjigarh” in Man in Society: The Journal of Anthropology Department of Utkal University, Vol. 20


Awards

Cleared National Eligibility Test for lectureship of University Grant Commission held in 30th December, 2012
Secured 1st Position in B.A. honours (Anthropology) from Utkal University and awarded as the best student from the Department of Anthropology, B.J.B Autonomous College in 2003


Work Experience

Since December 2017
Research Fellow at Frobenius Institute, Frankfurt in the Collaborative Research Center 1070 “ResourceCultures” (Tübingen University)

November 2016-December 2017
Research Assistant at Academy of Tribal Languages and culture (ATLC) of ST&SC Development Department of Govt. of Odisha

April 2016-November 2016
Project Coordinator, Association for Voluntary Action in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

April 2014-March 2016
Lecturer in PG Department of Social Work, Vivekananda Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

November 2012-March 2014
Project Fellow, PG Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

May 2011-November 2012
Consultant-Programme Associate, ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth, Baran, Rajasthan