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Rahul Ranjan

Rahul Ranjan

About

Dr Ranjan is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the OsloMet University, Oslo (Norway). He is working on the project entitled "The Currents and Consequences of Legal Innovations on The Rights of Rivers" funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
He is also transforming his doctoral thesis to a manuscript on "Birsa Munda and the Politics in Jharkhand".

He joined the project after finishing the PhD as Louise Arbour fellow at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Previously, he worked with the International Journal of Human Rights (Taylor and Francis) as an Associate Editor and continue to remain in the journal's editorial team. He also held a part-time position as the Social Media Coordinator for the "Human Rights Research Network" (HRRN), London (UK).

Awards:
2020-2023: Norwegian Research Council Grant (OsloMet University)
2017-2020: Louise Arbour Doctoral Funding (University of London)
2017/18/19: Yusuf Ali Bursary Award (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
2019: Stefanie Bursary Fieldwork Award
2018: Dame Lilian Penson Fund (UCL)

Publication:
1. Politics of Symbolism: The Making of Birsa Munda’s Statue in Post-colonial Jharkhand, India, Journal of Global South (Brill Press), doi.org/10.1163/21983534-00701007
2. Unravelling the Narratives of Adivasi Dispossession: A Case Study of Land Acquisition in Nagri Village, Jharkhand. Development 60, 227–234 (2017)