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About the Department

The Department of Sociology is committed to fostering critical awareness and a nuanced understanding of contemporary society. We encourage our students to think deeply about what it means to inhabit the world with others, and how these relations affect our selves. At the same time, we understand that our individual and collective modes of inhabitance are constantly changing along with broader historical, social and cultural shifts. As we live through these shifts, we react to them based on our common sense. However, a training in the sociological imagination gives us an understanding of the inter-connectedness of the different facets of life and living.

At the department, our focus is on the contemporary in conversation with established new and classical theoretical and pedagogical traditions. By emphasizing a critical empiricism that is central to the fieldwork, archival, and ethnographic tradition of sociology and social anthropology, the... read more

Recent News & Activities

09 Sep 2021
Kabir Madan, B.A. (Research) Sociology publishes column in Indian Express based on his OUR at Shiv Nadar University. The article is titled... read more
11 Apr 2021
The Dean's List recognized five sociology students for academic excellence for the Monsoon 2020 semester. The five... read more
03 Mar 2021
This symposium -- a collaboration between Shiv Nadar University and Music Archive Monash University -- is organised around the question of... read more
27 Feb 2020
Early career scholars from IIT Bombay, NIAS, SNU, IIIT Delhi, LSE, Carleton University and the University of Sussex presented papers across... read more
Student Spotlight
U.G. students pursuing sociology share their experiences