Communication
Professor Dr. John Varghese

'On leave'

Professor Dr. G. Naga Mallika

Education

PhD (Communication), Hyderabad Central University
MCJ, (Osmania University)
MA ( Sociology) (Annamalai University)

Contact Details

Telephone:  +91 44 27689509
Email: nagamallika@efluniversity.ac.in

Biography

I completed my Ph. D in Mass Communication from Hyderabad Central University, (HCU) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in 2001.

The topic of my thesis was “Print media analysis of coverage of communal riots in Hyderabad-1990”.

First research scholar to be awarded a doctorate in Mass Communication from the institution from the time of its inception.

A University Grants Commission (UGC) Junior and Senior Research fellowship accorded.

(1994) Completed my Masters in Communication and Journalism (MCJ), from Osmania University, Hyderabad.

(1992-94) Completed my Masters in Sociology, (MA) through correspondence, Annamalai University. (1990-92)

Teaching

Currently Associate Professor, Department of Communication, EFLU.

Was Faculty at Osmania University, Hyderabad Central University & English and Foreign Languages University July/August 2007- 2009 before becoming a permanent faculty at EFLU.

Was an Associate Professor, Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal (2005-2007)

Was an Assistant Professor, Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal (2001-2005)

Was a Lecturer, Women’s Christian College, Chennai (2001-2002)

Was a Lecturer, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad. (1998-2001).

Research Interests

Areas of research include Political Communication, News analysis of Print and television. Currently completing a UGC major research project on the Longitudinal study of negative news coverage in Telugu newspapers.

Part of an international project on the Media Systems in the BRICS countries.

Publications

Nagamallika, G., New Communication Technologies and News making process: A new discourse? Journal of Media and Development Volume 2, Issue 2. April-June, 2014. ISSN 2230-8244.

Nagamallika G., Communication Research in India: Status, Trends and Problems. In International Journal of Communication Development, August-December, 2014

Course material for Dr B R Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad for MA Public Relations on Theory and principles of communication, journalism and public relations & Communication research. 2014

Awards and Memberships

Best PR Teacher Award in 2013 by the PRSI (Hyderabad Chapter)

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

Local Organising Committee member of a 5 day international conference International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). July 15-19, 2014.

Presented a paper titled ‘Understanding Online Journalism: redefining news coverage in India’ at IAMCR held in July 15-19, 2014, Hyderabad, India.

Presented a paper titled New Communication Technologies in news making processes: a new discourse? Held on 15-16 March, 2014, in Mysore at a National Seminar "Emerging Languages in Public Discourse and New Media” organised by AMIC India held at Central Institute of Indian Languages Department of Higher Education, Language Bureau Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Mysore.

Presented a paper titled ‘Exploring Journalism pedagogy in Andhra Pradesh’ at an international symposium on Contours of Media Governance held by Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi on February 25-27, 2013.

Presented a paper at an international conference on ‘India Media Symposium – Public Spheres, media and social change in India’ held in Brisbane, Australia titled ‘Public Spaces and power of television: Political campaigns of Andhra Pradesh’ between November 21-23, 2012.

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Professor Dr. Nagraj A

Education

MA Communication (University of Hyderabad)
PhD (Tezpur University (Assam)

Contact Details

Telephone:  +91-7896208897
Email: nagraj@efluniversity.ac.in

Biography

Dr. Nagraj A has done his work in the area of Media Ecology from Tezpur University Assam. His research – In the areas of Media Ecology, media and socio-political movements, media environments and its impact, his other areas of interests include media and advertising, television studies.

Prior to joining the Department of Communication at EFLU, Dr.Nagraj had worked with Tezpur University, Assam. Dr. Nagraj apart from teaching television production, electronic media, advertising and documentary production. Has also worked with NIFT Hyderabad in the department of Fashion Communication, and also worked with DRDA Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh) He has also edited full length feature film called Aei Maatite (2017) Assam film.

Teaching

Assistant Professor at Tezpur University (2006 March-2009 October)
Electronic media
Television Production
Documentary Production and Editing

Assistant Professor at NIFT Hyderabad (2009 October-2010 September)
Fashion Communication
Photography

Assistant Professor at EFL University, Hyderabad (2016 December- current)
International Communication
Television Production
History of Media

Research Interests

Areas of Research Interest: Media Ecology, Media Studies, Media and Advertising.

Current Research Themes:

Socio-political Movements in India, Understanding Media Environments.
Television Studies
Media spaces
Film and Documentary (socio-political)

Publications

Papers/Book chapters:

Nagraj A. ‘A call for more responsible reporting’ (Vidura April-June 2013) ISSN: 0042-5303 Volume 5 Issue 2.

Nagraj A. ‘Significance of Time Biased Media in 21st Century’. Paripex- Indian Journal of Research, ISSN: 2250-1991 volume 2 Issue 2.

Nagraj A. ‘Re-Reading McLuhan in the second decade of 21st Century’. IOSR Journal, ISBN: 2279-0845 Volume 9 Issue 5. Nagraj A. ‘Political Movements and Changing media Ecologies’ (June 2013) Advances in Journalism and Communication ISSN: 2328-4935 Volume 1, Number 2.

Nagraj A. Advertisements that seek to transform a nation (Vidura April-June 2014) ISSN 0042-5303 Volume 6 Issue 2.

Nagraj A ‘The use of slang in advertisements’ Dimorianreview, Vol 2, Issue 4 July-August 2015 (ISSN Online 2394-9163)

Nagraj A ‘Active & Passive Product Placement and Advertisements in Lifestyle Channels’ Dimorianreview, Vol-3, Issue-2, March- April, 2016 (ISSN Online 2394-9163)

Nagraj A ‘Religion, Caste and Gender’ Dimorianreview Vol-3, Issue 5, September-October 2016(ISSN Online 2394-9163)

Nagraj A ‘Information @ 1 Rupee’ Dimorianreview Vol-4, Issue 3, pp 47-49, May-June 2017(ISSN Online 2394-9163).

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

National Seminar on Human Rights and Values in Education Presented paper on Human Rights and Media: Issues and Challenges organized by Department of Cultural Studies Tezpur University.

National Seminar on Gandhian Concept of Media Literacy and Youth Development March 2011 Organized by the dept. Mass Communication and journalism

Organized a two day Orientation/training programme on Media and Disability communication 10-11 December conducted by Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped (AYJNIHH)

Organized National Workshop on Social Empowerment through Community Media from 21-22 Sep 2008 in dept of Mass Communication and Journalism

Organized National Workshop on Social Empowerment through Community Media from 21-22 Sep 2008 in dept of Mass Communication and Journalism

Organized two day Training and Orientation on “Media and Accessibility” 24-25 march 2011 in the Dept. Mass Communication and journalism

National workshop conducted by the cultural studies in cultural mapping of Assam

Faculty Development programme conducted by the department of mass communication and journalism in Science Communication through Mass Media from October 1st -6th

National workshop on role of Media in Nation Building conducted by the department of mass communication and journalism on 30-31 January “Anti-Corruption movement in India”.

Resource person on Video documentation for North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project and North Eastern Council

International Seminar on Cultural Studies: Global and Local Perspectives (Feb-7-9 2015).

Academic and Administrative Bodies

Editorial team member of University News Letter from (2008-2016 Tezpur University)

Coordinator for PGDMMC (2011-15, Tezpur University)

Coordinator for the PGDEM Distance Education (2011-2016, Tezpur University)

Other interests

Film and Documentary Editing and Exploring the Unknown

Assistant Professor Dr. Panthukala Srinivas

Education

M.A Communication at University of Hyderabad (HCU)
M.Phil
Ph.D

Contact Details

Telephone:  040-2768540
Email: srinivas@efluniversity.ac.in

Biography

I studied M.A Communication at University of Hyderabad (HCU) in 1999-2001 batches, Hyderabad.

M.Phil topic on “Jathara as a mode of Communication for Development” Under Supervision of Dr. Padmaja Shaw, Dept. of Communication and Journalism, OU, Hyderabad, awarded on July 2009.

Ph.D on “Political Economy of Media: The Rise of 24 Hours Television News Channels of A.P” under the supervision of Dr. Prakash Kona from the Dept. of Film Studies and Visual Communication at EFL University, Hyderabad, awarded on December 2014.

12 years experience in diverse streams of Mass Communication and Journalism discipline.

June 2001- June 2003: Communication Manager for DDS an grassroots NGO and Coordinated Community Radio and Video Projects based in Pastapur, Zaheerabad, Medak, Andhra Pradesh (India).

August 2003- December 2007: Reporter and Producer for Maa TV Telugu regional electronic media and produced special stories and news items. Successfully coordinated and delivered a weekly half an hour health programme and special stories for Maa Television Network Ltd, Hyderabad.

January 2008- September 2008: Put in place the Research and Reference(RRG) group(the backend support group for all the news programming) in HMTV and filed special and developmental stories for HMTV 24 hours News Channel, Hyderabad

September 2008- At present: I am working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, teaching M.A MCJ and M&C Programme courses at English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

Teaching

As a Guest Faculty taught Television Production course for M.A Mass Communication at Telangana University, Nizamabad, Telangana State (India) in 2007.

As an Assistant Professor taught UG and PG courses in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, School of Communication, EFL-University, Hyderabad since September 2008.

Research Interests

Mass communication and journalism, Television Studies and Political Economy of Media

Publications

I have presented a paper on “Jatara as a mode of communication for development” and published in Interface, half yearly journal published by the Department of Communication and Journalism, Osmania University, Hyderabad on 2009.

I have presented a paper on “SANGHAM RADIO: Dalit Women Control over Media” at the XXXII Indian Social Science Congress, Indian Academy of Social Sciences on “The Indian Republic at the Crossroads” conference of Indian Social Science Congress, on December 17-22, 2008, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. It had published in Conference proceedings book.

I have presented a paper and published in conference proceedings titled on “Understanding Ambedkar’s contribution to the upliftment of the disadvantaged: Reservations for Scheduled Castes in the context of Globalization”, in the National Conference on “Ambedkar’s Contribution for Upliftment of the Disadvantaged” organized by the Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre, Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research and Social Action on September 2-3, 2010 at MGNIRSA, Hyderabad.

Awards and Memberships

Short Term Fellowship of Anveshi (Research Centre for Women’s Studies) Projects funded by Sri Ratan Tata trust, Mumbai, during 2006-07 worked for Dandora film script and produced the 60 minutes documentary film on SC Categorization issue in AP.

Media Professional Fellowship of Dalit Foundation, New Delhi, during 2007-08 have met Dalit Media professionals and collected the database for building the platform for bringing developmental issues in the mainstream media.

September 2007: I have attended three days of National Media Workshop on HIV/AIDS organized by Thomson Foundation at Shimla sponsored by Thomson Foundation.

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

20th October 2009: I have attended the international workshop on Dalit Rights and Development at Chennai organized by Madras Institute of Development Studies and School Oriental and African Studies.

25th to 27th January 2010: I have been invited as Guest Speaker for sharing experience and screened my documentary film “Dandora: Resonance of Betrayed Hearts” 45min/English/2010 in the screening and discussion session for a three day documentary film festival titled “Imaging Dalit Reality: Politics of Visual Representation” held at Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai.

I have presented a paper on “Asian Games and Commonwealth Games on Indian Television: Its influence and impact on state and society”, at the 20th AMIC Annual Conference, “Taking Stock of Media and Communication Studies: The Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization, New Media and the Rise of Asia” on 24-27 June 2011, Taj Krishna Hotel, Hyderabad, India.

I have presented a paper on “Changing face of Television as a Means of Communication in India”, at the International Conference on “What is Television? Past, Present and Future of TV”, organized by University of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, USA on March 1-3, 2012.

I gave training cum lecture in the workshop for skill development to the faculty in writing and documentation organized by the Extension Training Centre, APARD, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad on May 11-13, 2011.

I participated in the International Conference on “Contours of Media Governance-Teaching, Disciplinarity, Methodology” organized by Centre for Culture Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, held on 25-27 February, 2013.

I presented a paper in the 17th Annual Conference of the Indian Political Economy Association on “TV Industry and Neo-Capitalism in Andhra Pradesh” organized by school of Economics at the university of Hyderabad on 9th November 2013.

Other interests

Documentary film productions in detailed list

Produced, directed and scripted a documentary film on the issue of reservations for Scheduled Castes and categorization titled ‘Dandora…daga padda gunde chappudu’/ 60 min/2006/Telugu & “Dandora…Resonance of betrayed hearts”48 min English in 2010

Directed and scripted a documentary film for ACTIONAID on the issue of Dalits titled ‘Dalit Samakhya’/ 18 min/2006/Telugu.

Executive Director for a documentary film for APFARMS and GVS on the issue of Ground Water Management titled ‘Sashyashamalam, Sujalam, Safalam’/ 45 min/ 2007/ Telugu.

Assistant Professor Dr. Suchitra Patnaik

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Assistant Professor Dr. T. Ranjith

Education

Ph.D. Communication (University of Hyderabad)
Master of Communication and Journalism (MCJ), (University of Kerala)
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan)
PGDDE (IGNOU)
BSc. Chemistry (University of Calicut)

Contact Details

Email: ranjith.eflu@gmail.com

Biography

Born in Cherpu, Thrissur district (Kerala) and based in Delhi, I am a Journalist-turned-academic presently associated with this University in the capacity of Assistant Professor. Prior to this, I was Assistant Professor with Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi and worked as sub-editor and reporter with various dailies.

Teaching

Assistant Professor, EFL-U, Hyderabad (2010 till date)

Assistant Professor, IGNOU, New Delhi (2006-2010)

Research Interests

Media Studies, Journalism Cultures,Print History, Television Culture, Indian Cinema, Dalit Literature, Digital Publics, Sports Studiesand Cultural Studies

Publications

• ‘Life, History and Politics: Two Autobiographies of Kallen Pokkudan and the Print Imaginations of Dalit in Keralam’, in Misrahi-Barak, Judith and Abraham, Joshil K. ed. 2015. Dalit Literatures in India. UK: Routledge, pp. 192-203 (ISBN: 978-1-138-89194-4)

• Politics of Media, New Delhi: Kalpaz, 2015 (ISBN: 978-93-5128-165-8)

• ‘Debating Community, Print and Dalit in Kerala’,Rajagiri Journal of Social Development, Volume 7, Number 1, June 2015, pp. 3-14(ISSN: 0973-3086)

• ‘Visual Representation of the Northeast in South Indian Cinema’, Journal of North East Region (JONER), Annual interdisciplinary research journal, Vol.3, No.II, June 2015, pp. 95-98 (ISSN: 2321-0583)

• ‘Social Justice and Dalit Resistance: Dalit Human Rights Movement in Kerala’, NIU International Journal of Human Rights, Vol.1, Issue,1, December 2014. (ISSN 2394-0298)

Invited Talks

• Dalit Publics and Print in Kerala: A Cultural History, an invited talk in the Department of Cultural Studies, New Academic Building, The English and Foreign Languages University, 29 October 2014, 3pm

• Post-Industrial Society, live talk on Gyan Darshan Educational Television channel, organised by School of Social Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi, 21 July, 2008)

Assistant Professor Dr.Srinivas Lankala

Education

BA (Nizam College, Osmania University),
MA (University of Hyderabad),
PhD (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Contact Details

Telephone:+91-40-27689558
Email: lankala@efluniversity.ac.in

Biography

Dr.Srinivas Lankalahas a Ph.D in Communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research – In the areas of philosophy of communication, and media and cultural theory – deals with the role of mass media in civil society and politics. He uses critical media theories to understand the nature and evolution of public spheres.

Prior to joining the Department, Dr.Lankala worked with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore, as Manager (Academics). Dr.Lankala has also worked in various roles in documentary film production, labour unions, teaching and academic administration in India and the United States.

Teaching

At the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2004-2011):
• Writing as Communication
• Program Process in Television
• Introduction to Media and Culture

At the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore (2016-17):
• Reading the City

At EFL University, Hyderabad (2017):
• Development Communication

Research Interests

Broad Areas of Research: Semiotics, Media Studies, Cultural Studies.

Current Research Themes:
• Media, Civil Society and Politics in India
• Television Studies and Discourse Analysis
• Critical Theory and Post-structuralism
• Documentary Film in India

Publications

Papers/Book chapters:

‘Media, Terror and Islam: The Shifting Media Landscape and Culture Talk in India’ (co-authored with Paula Chakravartty) in Violence and Democracy in India, edited by Amrita Basu and Srirupa Roy. Seagull Books, Calcutta. (2007)

‘Mediated Nationalisms and “Islamic Terror”: The Articulation of Religious and Postcolonial Secular Nationalisms in India’ in Westminster Papers in Culture and Communication, Vol. 3, Issue 2. (2006)

Translations:

‘On Multitude and Beyond: An Interview with Paolo Virno’ by Thierry Bardini (co-translated from the French with Briankle G. Chang) in Cultural Politics, Vol. 10, No. 2. (2014)

‘Simondon, Individuation and the Life Sciences: Interview with Anne Fagot-Largeault’ by Thierry Bardini (co-translated from the French with Briankle G. Chang) in Theory, Culture and Society, Vol. 31, No. 4 (2014)

‘What We Demand From Languages’ by Marc Crépon (translated from the French) in Poststructuralism and Cultural Theory: The Linguistic Turn and Beyond edited by FransonManjali. Allied Publishers, New Delhi. (2006)

Documentary Films:

Breaking Bonds, a film on bonded labour in Karur district, Tamil Nadu: script, research and post-production for Centre for Development Communication, Hyderabad and the Pugalur Rural Development Society. (2001)

Once Upon a River, a documentary film on urban displacement for the Campaign for Housing and Tenurial Rights, Hyderabad. Research, script, production and post-production. (2000)

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

Panel Chair, ‘The City and its Politics: Mirrored Transitions” Urban ARC 2017, IIHS Annual Research Conference, Bangalore, January 18-20, 2017

‘The Information Society in South Asia: Retracing the Discourse.’ Presented at the 35th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison. October 20-22 2006

‘Alternative Media and the Crisis of Voice.’ Presented at Communication in Crisis, conference hosted by the Graduate Program in Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. March 31-April 1 2006.

‘The Digital Plowshare: Alternative Media and Environmental Health.’ Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Boston. November 17-20 2005.

‘Workers and Transnational Corporations: Stories from India, Turkey and the US.’ Presentation on a strike at the Honda Motorcycles and Scooters plant in Gurgaon in a panel discussion and workshop organised by the LaborCenter, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. November 3 2005.

Other interests

Photography, Travel, Urban history

Professor Dr T T Sreekumar

Education

M.Phil. (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
PhD (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)

Contact Details

Telephone: + 91 9537183603 , + 91 40 2768 9728
Email: sreekumartt@gmail.com, sreekumartt@efluniversity.ac.in
Website: www.ttsreekumar.net

Biography

T T Sreekumar holds an M.Phil. from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and a doctorate in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong.

With an academic career spread across institutions like MICA, Ahmedabad, National University Singapore (NUS), Singapore and HKUST, Hong Kong, he is widely published in many national and international journals. His most important contribution was into the researches in ICT in India and his subsequent work probed into some key aspects of technoculture in South and South east Asia. His book ICTs and Development: Perspectives on the Rural Network Society is published by Anthem Books, London (2011).

Widely published in National and International Journals, Sreekumar has research experience in India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore and has presented research papers in major Communications and Social Science Conferences/Seminars held in Asia, USA, Europe, Africa, New Zealand, Canada and Latin America.

He is currently the Associate Editor of Media Asia (Taylor & Francis) and member of the editorial advisory boards of various national and international Journals. He served as the Chief Editor of Journal of Creative Communications (Sage) during 2013-2017.

Also, a prolific writer and columnist in Malayalam, his articles (over 300), books andthe fortnightly column inMadhyamamdaily NaalamKannu (The Forth Eye), offer critical and subtle views of Kerala's socio-political contexts.

Teaching

Sreekumar has 20 years of teaching experience at the Ph.D., Masters and BA levels. He has supervised several Ph.D. and MA dissertations besides being involved as a member of several M.Phil./Ph.D. Examination boards of various Universities in India and abroad. The following are the major modules he has taught at various Institutions (Guest lectures and lectures for UGC Refresher courses for college teachers not included):

• Technoculture, Doctoral Course Module, MICA, Ahmedabad, 2016-17
• Emerging Media in the Digital Age, Doctoral Course Module, MICA, Ahmedabad, 2013-17
• Science Technology and Society, MA Module, MICA, Ahmedabad 2013-2016
• Globalization and Intercultural Communication, Doctoral Course Module, MICA, Ahmedabad, 2013-17
• Communication Theory, MA Module, MICA, Ahmedabad 2013-2016
• Online Ethics and Morality, MA Module, MICA, Ahmedabad 2013-2015
• Cybercultures MA Module, MICA, Ahmedabad 2013-2017
• Advanced Theories in Communications and New Media, MA/Ph.D. Module, NUS, Singapore, 2011-2012
• Graduate Research Seminar, MA/Ph.D., NUS, Singapore, 2010
• State & Civil Society in the Information Age, MA/Ph.D., NUS, Singapore, 2005-2012
• ICTs & Development, MA/Ph.D., NUS, Singapore, 2007-2012
• Advanced Communications & New Media Research, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2010-2011
• Social Media & Everyday Life, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2009-2010
• Media and Representation, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2007-2008
• Theories of Communications and New Media, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2006-2007
• ICTs & Civil Society, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2004-2006
• Knowledge Economies, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2004-2006
• Knowledge Management: Approaches and Critique, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2004-2006
• Dynamics of Innovation, BA Module, NUS, Singapore, 2004-2005
• Information Technology & Society, BA Module, HKUST, Hong Kong, 2002-2004
• Environmental Economics, MA Module, M.G University, Kerala, India, 1996-2000
• Environment Planning, MA Module, M.G University, Kerala, India, 1996-2000

Research Interests

New Media and Technoculture, Impact of Internet in Developing Countries, Mobile communications, Civil Society in South Asia, Political Economy of Development; Tourism and Development; Religion and New Media, Cyberculture and Global Civil Society and New Social Movements.

Research Projects

• Visual Media and Religion: Islamic Home Film movement in Kerala, India (2014-2015), MICA Research Seed Funding
• UnstableConstructsofSpace:TechnocultureintheSmall& MediumTownsofDevelopingAsia, UniversityResearchCommittee,National University of Singapore, (April2008‐November2011)
• UnstableConstructsofSpace,STSClusterResearchGrant,National University of Singapore,(December2007‐March2008)
• StudyonKnowledgeBasedMegacityBangalore,India,AcademicResearchFund,National University of Singapore (December2006‐une2008)

• StudyonICTs&DevelopmentinKerala,StaffResearchSupportScheme,National University of Singapore,(December2006‐March2007) • StudyonRuralICTstrategiesandpolicies,StaffResearchSupportScheme,National University of Singapore,(December2004toMarch2005)

Publications

Books

• Sreekumar, T.T. (2011) ICTs and Development in India: Perspectives on the Rural Network Society, London: Anthem Press

Monograph/Compilation

• Sreekumar, T. T. (1996). CDS M. Phil theses (1990/91-1993/94): A review. (Vol.II). Thiruvananthapuram, India: Centre for Development Studies, St. Joseph’s press.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1993). Urban Process in Kerala: 1900-1981. Thiruvananthapuram, India: Centre for Development Studies, St. Joseph’s Press.

Books in Mother Tongue (Malayalam)

• Palayanangal (Exodus/Diaspora) (2017),Kottayam, Prasakthi Publications (In Press)
• VayanayumPrathirodhavum(Reading and Resistance) (2017),Kozhikode, Olive Publications [Articles covering literature, culture and politics]
• Nava Samoohikatha (New Sociality) (2011) Kozhikode, Kerala Pratheeksha Books [Articles on new sociality in the domain of science, technology and politics]
• Civil SamoohavumIdathupakshavum (Civil Society and the Left) (2007) Kozhikkod, Kerala: Olive Publications [Articles on the politics of civil society in Kerala]
• Kadalarivukal (Sealores of Kerala) [Editor] (2004) Kottayam, Kerala: DC Books, (Four Editions) [Notes and commentaries on rituals and social practices of fishers in Kerala]
• Katha Ithuvare: Kerala VikasanaSamvaadangal (Ed.) (The Story Thus Far: Development Debates on Kerala) [Co-Editor: S. Sanjeev] (2003) Kottayam, Kerala: DC Books [Includes original articles and translations of articles on Kerala studies]
• CharithravumAadhunikathayum (History & Modernity: Essays on Kerala History) (2001) Kottayam, Kerala: Current Books [Articles on aspects of Kerala’s social and literary History]
• Utharaadhunikathakkappuram (Beyond Post Modernism) (2000) Kottayam, Kerala: DC Books. [Articles on literature and culture]
• AnavaNilayavumVikasanarashtreeyavum(Nuclear Plants and the Politics of Development, ed.) (1993) Alapuzha, SamoohikaPadanaKendram.

Chapters in Books

• Sreekumar, T. T. (2016). ‘Asian Modernities and the Posthuman Future: Some Reflections’ In Lim Sun Sun and SorrianoCheryll (Eds.) Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture: Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts. New York: Routledge
• Sreekumar T. T. (2015). Introduction And Slowly Forgetting That Tree By K R Meera, (Translated by J. Devika), Oxford Novellas, New Delhi: Oxford University Press
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2013). Transnational politics of the new technoclass in Bangalore. In A. Quayson& G. Daswani (Eds.), A companion to diaspora and transnationalism (pp. 539-555). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
• Sreekumar, T.T. &Parayil, G (2010). Social Space, Civil society and transformative politics of new social movements in Kerala. In K. Ravi Raman (Ed.), Development, democracy and the state: Critiquing the Kerala model of development (pp. 237-253). New York and London: Routledge.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2009). Climate Change, Tourism and Social Change. In C. D’Mello, J. McKeown & S. Minninger (Eds.), Disaster prevention in tourism- perspectives on climate change. Thailand, Bangkok: ECOT.
• Sreekumar, T.T. & Gayathri, V. (2008). Children’s Work and Schooling. In Desai & R. B. Potter (Eds.), The companion to development studies (pp. 428-432). London: Hodder Education.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2008). Decrypting E Governance: narratives, power play and participation in the Gyandoot Intranet. In A. Saith, M. Vijayabhaskar& V. Gayathri (Eds.), ICTs and Indian social change: Diffusion, governance, poverty (pp. 160-191). New Delhi: Sage Publications.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007). ICTs for governance and development: A critical review of Kerala’s recent experiences. In A. Palackal& W. Shrum (Eds.), Information society and development: The Kerala experience (pp. 109-132). Jaipur, India: Rawat Publications.
• Sreekumar, T.T. &Parayil G. (2006). Interrogating development: New social movements, democracy and indigenous people’s struggles in Kerala. In J. Tharamangalam, (Ed.), Kerala: The paradoxes of public action and development (pp. 56 80). New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2006). ICTs for the Rural Poor: Civil Society and Cyber libertarian Developmentalism in India. In G. Parayil (Ed.), Political economy and information capitalism in India: Digital divide and equity (pp. 61 87). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2002). Which Way Forward? Indigenous people and ecotourism’s global agenda. In T. Chi Kiong, (Ed.), Indigenous peoples’ interfaith dialogue on globalization and tourism (pp. 37-48). Hong Kong: Clear-Cut Publishing.

Articles in Journals

• Sreekumar, T.T. & Menon, B (2016) Islamic Home films in Kerala and the Middle East: Transnational Geography of Emerging Religious Visual Culture. Inter Asia Cultural Studies journal (Under review)
• Menon, B & Sreekumar, T.T. (2016) One More Dirham: Migration, Emotional Politics and Religion in the Home Films of Kerala. Migration, Mobility & Displacement. 2 (2): 4-23
• Sreekumar, T.T. & Rivera-Sánchez, M (2016) New media, space and marginality: A comparative perspective on cyber cafe use in small and medium towns in Asia. Media Watch, 7 (2) 133-149
• Sreekumar, T.T. &Vadrevu, S. (2013). Subpolitics and democracy: The role of new media in the 2011 General Elections in Singapore. Science, Technology and Society, 18 (2), 231–249.
• Soriano, R. C. & Sreekumar, T.T. (2012). Multiple transcripts as political strategy: Social media and conflicting identities of the Moro liberation movement in the Philippines. Media Culture and Society, 34 (8), 1028 – 1039.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2011). Mobile phones and the cultural ecology of fishing in Kerala. Information Society, 27 (3), 172–180.
• Sreekumar, T.T. & Rivera–Sánchez, M. (2008). ICTs and development: Revisiting the Asian experience. Science Technology & Society, 13 (2), 159-174.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007). Cyber kiosks and dilemmas of social inclusion in rural India. Media Culture & Society, 29 (6), 869-89.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007). Decrypting E governance: Narratives, power play and participation in the Gyandoot Intranet. Electronic Journal for Information Systems in Developing Countries. 32(4), 1–24.
• Sreekumar, T.T. & Gayathri, V. (2006). Combating child labour in India’s services sector. South Asia Journal, 14 (2), 128-143.
• Parayil, G. & Sreekumar, T.T. (2004). Industrial development and the dynamics of innovation in Hong Kong. International Journal of Technology Management, 27 (4), 369-393.
• Parayil, G. & Sreekumar, T.T. (2003). Kerala’s experience of development and change. Journal of Contemporary Asia 33 (4), 465-492.
• Sreekumar, T.T. &Parayil, G. (2002). Contentions and contradictions of tourism as development option: The case of Kerala, India’. Third World Quarterly, 23 (3), 529-548.
• Sreekumar, T.T. &Parayil, G. (2002). Democracy, development and new forms of social movements: A case study of indigenous people’s struggles in Kerala. Indian Journal of Labour Economics, June, 45 (2), 287-310.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1999). Reaping the Whirlwind? Reflections on the Gulbunkian Commission Report. Review of Development and Change, 4 (1), 149-161.
• Kannan K. P. & Sreekumar, T.T. (1998) Rural labour movements and organisation in India: A case study of fish workers struggle in Kerala, Labour and Development, 3(1/2), 24-63.
• Balakrishnan, S. Gopakumar K. & Sreekumar, T.T. (1995). Innovations in development: Insights from a literacy campaign. Journal of Rural Development, 1 (2), 141-160.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1990). Neither rural nor urban: Spatial formation and development process. Economic and Political Weekly, 25(35/36), 1981-1990.

Short articles/Commentaries

• Sreekumar T.T. (2014, October 8) ‘How Ethical was the FB Experiment’, DNA, Ahmedabad.
• Sreekumar T.T. (2014) ‘Digital Inequality in the Global South’ Pune: Center for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS) Retrieved from http://www.netpehchaan.in/digital-divides/item/45-digital-inequality-in-the-global-south.html
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2012, January 15). Fear, Safety and Livelihood: The Biopolitics of Mullaperiyar. Kaffila.org. Retrieved from http://kafila.org/2012/01/15/fear-safety-and-livelihood-the-biopolitics-of-mullaperiyar-t-t-sreekumar
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2010, Spring). From ICTs to innovations: Social and cultural imperatives in developing countries. (Special Article) ICT World Today, 4-7.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2008, July 2). Rediscovering Jinnah’s Politics: Pakistan and Democratic Nation-Building in South Asia. Pak Tea House. Retrieved from http://pakteahouse.net/2008/07/02/rediscovering-jinnahs-politics-pakistan-and-democratic-nation-building-in-south-asia
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007, December). Tourism, gender and equitable development. Third World Resurgence, 26-28.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007, October 2). India’s Myanmar Policy: Is there a credible China factor? The Sri Lanka Guardian. Retrieved from http://www.srilankaguardian.org/2007/10/indias-myanmar-policy-is-there-credible_02.html
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007). Fairer Handel imindischenTourismus? DreiFragen an T.T. Sreekumar. (Interviewed by Christina Kemp) Tourism Watch, Germany, 47-50. (In German).
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2007, September 25). Sethusamudram: Can Sri Lanka Speak? Countercurrents.org. Retrieved from http://www.countercurrents.org/sreekumar250907.htm
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2006). Indien: Keine WTTC Auszeichnung fur Kerala. Tourism Watch, Germany, 9-10. (In German).
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2004, October 9). Hindutwa’s Demographic Worries. Countercurrents.org. Retrieved from http://www.countercurrents.org/communalism-sreekumar091004.htm
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2003 May). De-hyping ICTs: ICT Innovations by Civil Society Organizations in Rural India. i4d-Information for Development, 1(1), 22-27.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2003). Why do we need an Alternative Code of Ethics in Tourism? Contours, 13 (1), 15-17.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2002 December). Civil Society and The State-led Initiatives in ICTs: The Case of Kerala. Information Technology in Developing Countries, 13(2).
• Sreekumar, T.T. &Parayil G. (2002). Kerala: einindisches Modell auf Abwegen Die ArbeitsmigrationföderteeinefragwürdigeEntwicklung. DER-UEBERBLICK, 03/2002, 47-50 (In German).
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2001, December 2). Chomsky, Sukurov and the Indian left. Sunday Express, p. 23

Book Reviews

• Sreekumar, T.T. (2015) [Review of the book The great Indian phone book: How the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life by Robin Jeffrey and AssaDoron, 2014], Mobile Media & Communication 3 (2): 287-289, doi:10.1177/2050157914566911a
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2012): [Review of the book Indian media in a globalised world, by M. Ranganathan& U. M. Rodrigues, 2010]. Asian Journal of Communication, 22 (4), 428-430.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2008, July 08). Practicing the Rage: Perspectives from 25 years of civil society engagement in Tourism [Review of the book Transforming, re-forming tourism: perspectives on justice and humanity in tourism, by C. D’Mello (Ed.)]. Rolling Rains Report. Retrieved from http://www.rollingrains.com/archives/cat_career_continuing_education.html
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2003). [Review of the book The end of development? Modernity, post-modernity and development, by T. Parfitt, 2002]. Development and Change, 34 (3), 569-571
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2002). [Review of the book The political economy of globalization by N. Woods (Ed.), 2000]. Development and Change, 33 (2), 361-362
• Sreekumar, T.T. (2000). [Review of the book Empowering rural labour in India: Market state and mobilization, by R. Radhakrishna& A. N. Sharma (Eds.), 1998]. Development and Change 31 (5), 1104-1105.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1998). [Review of the book 21st century capitalism, by R. Heilbroner, 1996] Productivity, Vol. 39 (3), 530-531.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1997). [Review of the book Growth of urban informal sector and economic development, by K. Rao (Ed.), 1997]. Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 40 (2).
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1994). [Review of the book Barriers broken: Production relations and agrarian change in Tamil Nadu, by V.B. Athreya, G. Djurfeldt& S. Lindberg, 1990]. Development and Change, 25(2), 434-436.
• Sreekumar, T.T. (1991). [Review of the book Taming the coolie beast, by J. Breman, 1989]. Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 34(1), 80-82.

Working papers

• Sreekumar, T.T. (1995) Peasants and formal credit in Thiruvithamcore: The state, institutions and social structure 1914-1940(Working Paper No. 264). Center for development studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
• Sreekumar T.T. (2011). Mobile phones and the cultural ecology of fishing in Kerala, India (White Paper No. 11/01). Communications and New Media Programme, National University of Singapore.

Awards and memberships

• Postgraduate Studentship Award, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), HONG Kong SAR, 2000
• Thesis Research Travel Award, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), HONG Kong SAR -2002
• Writing Semester Award, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2009
• Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Communications & New Media, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2009

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

Conferences: RefereedPapers

• Sreekumar. T T. (2016, July 27-31). Urban upheavals as practices of new sexual ethics: 'Kiss of Love' movement in India and its heterotopic promises. Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Leicester, United Kingdom
• Sreekumar T.T. and Junaid N.P (2015 September 8-9) Negotiating internal and external religious activism: Digital contestations of Islamic nation and nationalism in India, 'International conference on Explaining Religious Radicalism and Political Violence:Toward nation-state building’. Jakarta, Indonesia
• Sreekumar. T. T. (2014, July 15‐19). New media, space and marginality: A comparative perspective on cyber cafe use in small and medium towns in Asia. Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Hyderabad, India
• Vadrevu, S, & Sreekumar. T. T. (2014, July 15‐19). Online memes in Singapore’s social media: Imagery, symbolism and critical visual culture. Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Hyderabad, India
• Soriano, C R, & Sreekumar. T. T. (2014, July 15‐19). Cultural activism and mediated strategies of display and dissent: exploring the intersections of digitally mediated art and politics. Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Hyderabad, India
• Sreekumar,T.T & Menon, B.(2013,November20‐24). Religious politics and visual culture: making of the Islamic tele‐film movement in Kerala, South West India. Paperp resentedat the Annual Meeting of the American Anthro pological Association (AAA), Chicago, Illinois:United States.
• Sreekumar,T.T.&Vadrevu, S.(2013,October23‐26). Online political memes and youth political engagement in Singapore. Paper presentedat the 14th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers(AOIR):Internet Research 14, Denver, Colorado: UnitedStates.
• Sreekumar,T.T. & SorianoC.R.(2013,June17‐21). New media and citizenship: online communicative spaces and identity‐ based political mobilizations. Paper presentedat the 63rd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, London: UnitedKingdom.
• Soriano,CR,Rivera‐Sanchez,M& Sreekumar.T.T.(2012,July15‐19). The social embeddedness of technology: AnAnalys is of mobile advertisements in the Philippines. Paper presentedat the International Association for Media and Communication Research(IAMCR) AnnualConference, Durban:SouthAfrica.
• Rivera‐Sanchez,M.& Sreekumar,T.T. (2012,July15‐19). Newmedia, genderandleisure: soft forms of subversion through the use of new media in Bangladesh. Paper presentedat the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Durban:SouthAfrica.
• Soriano,C.R.&Sreekumar,T.T.(2012,May23‐28). Multi pletranscripts as political strategy: Social media and conflicting identities of the Moro Liberation Movement in the Philippines. Paper presentedat the 62nd Annual International Communication Association(ICA) Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, UnitedStates.
• Sreekumar,T.T.&Vadrevu,S.(2012,May23-28). Political twitter attiand democracy in Singapore. Paper presentedat the 62nd Annual International Communication Association(ICA) Conference,Phoenix, Arizona:UnitedStates.
• Sreekumar,T.T.& Menon,B.(2011,July13‐17). Blind quamand the visual: Islamic home film movement in a South Asian city and its hinter land, Kerala, India. Paper presentedat the International Association of Media and Communications Research(IAMCR)Annual Conference, Istanbul: Turkey
• Sreekumar,T.T.& Rivera‐Sanchez,M.(2011,October10‐13). Moral transgressions, heterotopias and civil society: control and regulation of cyber cafés in small and medium towns in developing Asia. Paper presentedat the 12th annual conference of the Association of Internet researchers(AoIR):Internet Research12, Seattle:UnitedStates.
• Sreekumar,T.T.& Rivera‐Sanchez,M. (2010,October21‐23). The social spaces of cybercafés in developing Asia: The changing use pattern sofnewmedia technologies through cyber cafes in small and medium towns by youth in Philippines. Paper presentedat the 11th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers(AoIR): Internet Research11, Gothenburg:Sweden.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2010,August25‐29). Global city and civil society: Politics of the new techno‐class in the urban spaces of India. Paper presentedat the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science(4S)Tokyo:Japan.
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2009,October7‐10). The social life of the fishers’ cellphone: the challenges of socio‐ cognitive incorporation of mobile phones by fishworkers in Kerala. Paper presentedat the 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers(AoIR), Internet Research10, Milwaukee,Wisconsin: UnitedStates.
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2008,July8‐11). Social space, civil society and transfor mative politics of new social movements in Kerala "Paper presentedat the 20th European Conference of Modern SouthAsian Studies(ECMSAS),University of Manchester, Manchester:UnitedKingdom.
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2007,September18‐20). Contest eddoors of modernity: ICT sand social inclusion in India. Paper presentedat the International Conference on Connecting Science, Society and Development, Development Studies Association, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Sussex:UnitedKingdom
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2007,April23‐24). Decrypting E‐governance: narratives, powerplay and participation in Gyandoot Intranet. Paper presentedat the Conference on Living the Information Society:ICT on People, Work and Communities in Asia, Manila:Philippines.
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2006,October6‐7) .Creative industries and the East Asian contexts: Revisiting the debate on culture and competitiveness. Paper presentedat the Seminar on Knowledge Based Industries,Employment and Global Competitiveness, NewDelhi:India.
• Sreekumar, T. T. &Baark, E. (2005, May 18- 21). Triple helix and civil society: Case studies of ICT innovations for the poor in rural India. Paper presented at the 5th Triple Helix Conference on Capitalization of Knowledge, Turin: Italy
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2003,August19‐22).ICTs for social change in India: New development para digmor rural e‐topia? Paper presentedat the 3rd International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS), International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Singapore.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2003,March2‐5). Information and communication technology and the social economy: reflections basedon Indian experience. Paper presentedat the International Work shop on Learning from the Indian Development Experience, jointly organized by The School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Virginia, United States and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Bangalore:India
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2002,December9‐11). Civil society and information communication technology based models of rural change: history rhetoricand practice.Paper presentedat the International Seminar on ICT sand Indian Development, jointly organized by Institute of Social Studies,The Hague and Institute for Human Development, NewDelhi, Bangalore:India
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2001,January28‐31). Economic globalization and information technology: implications for development ethics debate. Paper presentedat the Association Pacific Rim Universities(APRU) Research Conference, University of Auckland, Auckland: NewZealand.

InvitedPresentations(Selected)

• Sreekumar T T (2017, April 26) Regional Digital cultures and Spatial Collectives, Paper presented at the International Seminar on Regional Cultures and New Media Technologies organized by at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla (April 26-28, 2017)
• Sreekumar T T (2017, March 08) Plenary Panelist in Plenary Discussion 3 - Is the nexus of technology, governance and development possible under the SDG framework? International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2017) organized by the National e-Governance Division, Government of India, and the United Nations University (UNU), New Delhi, India, from 7 to 9 March 2017.
• Sreekumar T T ( 2017, February 26) Panelist at the Colloquium on 'Art and Technology - digital interfaces' held at the International Theater Festival of Kerala (ITFoK), Trissur, Kerala Sahithya Academy during February 20-28, 2017
• Sreekumar, T T (2016, March 16) Identity Politics and Social Science Research, talk delivered at the ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi) Research Methodology Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Social Sciences, Organized by Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India from 10th March, 2016 to 19th March 2016
• Sreekumar, T T (2016, February 29) Contesting Utopias: Moral Geography of New Urban Social Movements in India, Paper presented at the panel discussion on "Digital Cities: Agency Action Access", at MICA, Ahmadabad, India
• Sreekumar T T (2016, January 30) Barrister G P Pillai Memorial Lecture at the International Conference and First Annual Meeting of the Kerala History Congress, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala , 29-31 January
• Sreekumar T T (2015, November 15) Dr. T.K Nandakumaran Memorial Lecture Asian Modernities and the Posthuman Future: Some Reflections, organized by T.K Nandakumaran Foundation at the Department of English, Sree Kerala Varma College, Trisur, Kerala
• Sreekumar T T (2015, August 11) ) Keynote Address The Cyborg and the Human: Some Thoughts on the Posthuman Approachesat the UGC National Seminar on 'The Postmodern Pedagogy of Multiple Literacies: A Transdisciplinary Critique on Cultural Studies and Media Effects', Newman College, Thodupuzha, Kerala 11-12 August.
• Sreekumar T T (2015, January 30) Keynote Address at the International Seminar on media initiatives for peace and harmony in the North East, Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Bangladesh Studies, Assam University, 30-31 January
• Sreekumar T T (2014 Nov 27) Inaugural Lecture in one day seminar on Transnationalism, Culture and Diaspora, at the Centre for Diaspora Studies, Central University of Gujarat, India.
• Sreekumar T T (2013 May 26) Discussant, Mediating self, social imaginaries and collectives: Interpreting Asian digital cultures through Asian frameworks Panel of the ‘Global Communication and Social Change Division’ International Communication Association 64th Annual Conference (ICA), Seattle, USA.
• Sreekumar,T.T. (2012,December14). Asian modernity : multiplicity, singularity, historicity. Key Note Address, Annual Conference of the Association of Communication Teachers, TamilNadu and Puduchery (ACT‐TNP), MS University,TamilNadu:India.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2012September6‐7). ICT sand development: A Southern perspective. Key Note Paper, Systems and Telecommunications National Meeting, Universidad CatólicaDe Pereira,Pereira: Colombia.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2012,April16‐17). Social space and social activism: Politics of the new techno‐ class in Bangalore. Paper presentedat the Work shop on Transnational Cities, NUS‐Toronto‐U Joint Research Group, University of Toronto, Toronto: Canada.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2009,May10‐12). Innovation in rural network society: A social science perspective on ICTD approaches. The World Social Science Forum, The International Social Science Council, and The University of Bergen, Bergen: Norway.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2008,Sept.25‐26). Climate change, tourism and social justice: Some reflections from the South. Paper presentedat the Civil society consultation on ‘ For a climate change in tourism: inputs for a responsible and sustainable tourism’,Lima: Peru
• Sreekumar, T. T. (2007, July 20‐22). Outreach and delivery of poverty alleviation programs. Panel discussion, International Seminar ‘Revisiting the poverty issue: measurement, identification and eradication’, Patna: India
• Sreekumar, T. T. (2007, February 6‑8). Telecenter experience in Asia: Constraints and policy options. eAsia Summit 2007, Panel Discussion `Digital technologies for development: Reassessing the Asian experience Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia.
• Sreekumar, T . T. (2007, January 23). The idea of convergence: The meaning in present. Indonesia ICT Summit: Key Note Address, Mobile convergence trend International Forum, Jakarta: Indonesia.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2007, January11‑13). University research and teaching in ICT4D: Trends in Singapore. Paper presentedat the Work shop on ‘Role of University in ICT for development in Asia’, Hue:Vietnam.
• Sreekumar, T.T.(2006 April 24‑27).Singapore contexts: ICT 4 Deducation, research and community out reach. Paper presentedat the Work shop on ‘Mapping University ‑ICT4 Din Asia’, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok: Thailand.
• Sreekumar, T.T.(2006,January1 2‑14). Global civil society and cyber libertarian developmentalism. Paper presentedat the Seminaron‘ Soft Power and Spheres of Influence in South and South east Asia’,University of Pennsylvania & National University of Singapore: Singapore
• Sreekumar, T.T.& Antony,P.(2005,April6‐8).Trajectories of community network ingandrural employment in India: some observations based on Gyandoot's Experience’,International Conferenceon‘Employment and Income Security in India’, NewDelhi: India.
• Sreekumar,T.T.(2003,October9‐10).New communication technologies and social exclusion: Ananalysis on the basis of Asian evidence. Paper presentedat the International Conferenceon ‘Communication for citizens towards a contemporary society’, Camera Municipal deOeiras, Oeiras, Lisbon: Portugal.
• Sreekumar, TT(2003May25‐28). E‐governance and social exclusion. Paper presentedat the 11th International Anti‐Corruption Conference, Seoul:South Korea.

Workshop/Seminarsorganized

• Co-organizer, One Day Workshop on “New Media and Digital Philosophy- A Dialogue with Prof.Shanyang Zhao” March 3, 2015, MICA, Ahmedabad, India
• Conference Chair: 2nd International Communication Management Conference (ICMC 2015) Digital Future- Content, Community & Communication, MICA, Ahmedabad, India February 19- 21, 2015 (Participants: Scholars from Asia, Europe and the USA)
• Co-Organizer: International work shop on ICTs & Development: Experiences from Asia April 24‐25 2008, National University of Singapore (Participants:Scholars from Asia, Europe and the USA).
• Co- Organizer: International Workshop on Techno culture and Cyber cafés in Small and Medium Towns in Developing Asia, November 24‐25 2011, National University of Singapore(Participants: Scholars from Asia and the USA).

Others

Countries visited

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, China, Columbia, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam

Fieldwork experience

Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam

Membership of Professional Bodies (Annual/Renewable/Life)

Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
International Communication Association (ICA)
Life Membership:
The Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing (FGK)
The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE)
International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)
The Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE)

Peer Review for International Journals (2000‐Present)

Asian Case Research Journal
Asian Communication Research
Asian Journal of Communications
Critical Asian Studies
Culture Unbound
Information, Communication and Society
Information Society
Information Technologies & International Development
Journal of Creative Communications
Journal of Singapore Tropical Geography
Journal of South Asian Development
Journalism and Mass Communication
Media Asia
Regional Development Studies
Science, Technology & Human Values
Science, Technology & Society
South Asian Diaspora
Systems Frontiers
Urban Studies

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