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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

10 Apr 2023
The Wenner-Gren Foundation, USA plays a leadership role in supporting anthropology worldwide. As part of its bi-annual ‘dissertation... read more
28 Mar 2023
Anjani Gupta and Shridula Gopinath were selected to present their paper titled "Acing it: An Asexual and Aromantic Reflection on Queer... read more
02 Feb 2023
Tanmay Pandya, a third-year student of B.A. Sociology (Research) presented a paper at the “3rd Inter-University... read more
Student Spotlight
U.G. students pursuing sociology share their experience