Shahul Ameen KT

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Heritage Management
PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Areas of interest
Anthropology of Intangible Heritage, Ethnographic Research Method, Sociological theory, Secularism and Lived Religion in South Asia
Contact
8141347283
shahul.ameen@ahduni.edu.in

Education

Ph.D.               Sociology, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2015

M.Phil.            Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2009

M.A.                Sociology, Christ University/ Bangalore University, 2007

                       ( U.G.C. NET 2008)

B.A.                Sociology, University of Calicut, Calicut, 2005

Specialisation  

Anthropology of Intangible Heritage, Ethnographic Research Method, Sociological theory, Secularism and Lived  Religion in South Asia

 

 

 

 

Paper Presentations

  • “Managing Syncretic Cultural Heritage and Local Economy: Undertaking, Challenges and New Strategies” in International Conference on Heritage Management Education and Practices held at Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad from 28th to 31st July 2017.
  • “Piety and the Civic: The Ideology of the Solidarity Youth Movement in Kerala”, in Religion, Secularity and Law Conference held at IIT Kanpur on 15th 16 October, 2015.
  • “Researcher and Research Paradigms: A Reflexive Account” in Qualitative Research: Theory and Practice Conference held at IIT Kanpur on 16th November, 2013.
  • “Religion, Civil Society and the State: Solidarity Youth Movement” in Ethnography and Social Identities in TISS - University of Edinburgh Collaboration (UKIERI) held at TISS, Mumbai on 30th April 2012.
  • “Understanding Modernities and Islamic Formation among Mappila Muslims: The Decline of Kondotti Nercha” in Negotiating and Accommodating Religious Identity in Public Arena held at J.M.I, New Delhi on 12th February, 2010.
  • Projects 
  • Researcher, Heritage Walk Project, TCGL 2015-2017, Ahmedabad University

    Researcher and Trainer, EU funded Cultural Heritage and Venture Lab Project, AU

 

  • “Piety and the Civic: The Solidarity Youth Movement and Islamism in Kerala, South India” in  Religion and Secularities: Reconfigurations of Islam in Contemporary India edited by Anindita Chakrabarti and Sudha Sitharaman (forthcoming with Orient Blackswan)
  • “Understanding Modernities and Islamic Formation Among Mappila Muslims: The Decline of Kondotti Nercha” in Conference Proceedings Negotiating and Accommodating Religious Identity in Public Arena.J.M.I, 2010. New Delhi

Courses Taught 

Postgraduate 

  • Social/Ethnographic Skills
  • Anthropology of Heritage
  • Social Research Methods

Undergraduate 

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Heritage management (developed with Professor Neel Kamal Chapagain)
  • Sociology of Bazaar (ISP course co-taught with Professor Abrar Ali Saiyed)

New Courses (Winter Semester 2017) 

Postgraduate

  • Social Transformations in India (developed with Professor Ruchi Tiwari)
  • Indigenous Knowledge System Management (co-teaching with Dr. Sushma Iyengar et al.)

Undergraduate

  • Sociology of Contemporary India 

  • Assistant Editor of the  Journal of Heritage Management, Sage publications/Ahmedabad University
  • Scientific Committee Member of the Annual International Conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice, Ahmedabad University
  • Life Member, Indian Sociological Association 

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