SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

Media and Film Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise
Murali Shanmugavelan
Senior Teaching Fellow
India; Tamil Nadu; caste (and media); Dalits; mass media; critical media theory; mobile phones; digital media practices including mobile apps; ethnography of communication and media; social anthropology
Somnath Batabyal
Lecturer in Media in Development and International Journalisms
South Asia with a focus on India; transnational news spheres with a special focus on India; Development discourses in India and its articulation in mainstream and alternate news forums; environmental politics