Dr. Silky Tyagi

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Email: silky.tyagi@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

PhD (2005-2015)

Thesis Title: Protective Discrimination in India: A Radical Egalitarian Critique. Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, India.

M.Phil (2003-2005)

Dissertation Title: Social Justice in the context of India. Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, India.

M.A-Political Science (2000-2002)

Daulat Ram College, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

B.A - Political Science (Hons.) (1997-2000)

Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi.

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

Political Theory and Philosophy, Egalitarianism, Social Justice and Protective discrimination

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor ( Ad-hoc)

(28 July 2015-Present), Department of Political Science, D.U

(7 January 2015-5 May 2015), Vivekanand College, D.U

Assistant Professor (Guest)

(11 November 2009-18 Feb 2011), Kamala Nehru College, D.U

(July 2012- April 2015), Zakir Husain College (Evening), D.U

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Associate in Developing Countries Research Centre, University of Delhi, on a project ‘Cities in Conflict’, funded by London School of Economics, (January 2006- May 2008).

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

A combined article with Prof. Neera Chandhoke, Praveen Priyadarshi and Neha Khanna was published on ‘Displaced in Ahmadabad’ in Economic and Political Weekly, 29 October-2 November, 2007, Vol. –XLII No. 43, pp. 10-14, ISSN-2349-8840.

A research article ‘Interrogating the concept of Social Justice’ in the ‘International Journal of Management, Administration, Leadership and Education’. Vol. 1, No. (2), pp. 39-43 January-June 2015. ISSN-2394-661X.

A research article ‘Dalit Movement’, in the International Journal of Education, Society and Development’. Vol. 1. No. (4), pp. 14-18, January-March 2015, ISSN: 2394-44549.

A research article ‘Soochna Ka Adhikar’ in the journal ‘Parisamvad’, Vol.1 (2), July-December, pp. 46- 56. ISSN: 2394-4919.

A research article ‘Democracy and Protective Discrimination in India’, in the International Journal of Education, Society and Development’. Vol. 1. No. (4), January-March 2015, pp. 27-37 ISSN: 2394-44549.

Chapter in Book

Titled-‘Social Movements: Challenges and Opportunities’, published in ‘Contemporary India’ (ed.) by Neera Chandhoke & Praveen Priyadarshi (Pearson publications, 2009). ISBN 978-81-317-1929-9

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Paper Presentations

Presented a paper on ‘Democracy and Protective Discrimination in India’ for a Summer Institute, conducted by Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA), held in Kualalumpur , Malaysia in August 2007

Presented a paper on ‘Interrogating the concept of Social Justice: A Case of Dalits in India’ in the Third International Congress of APISA on ‘Conceptions of Justice in Asia’ from 23 -25 November, 2007, organized by Developing Countries Research Centre (DCRC) and Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA).

Presented a paper on ‘Democracy and Protective Discrimination in India’ in the workshop on ‘Democratization in the Post- Colonial World’ conducted by Developing Countries Research Centre (DCRC) November, 2008, University of Delhi,

Papers Submitted during M.Phil

A paper submitted on Comparison on Mary J. Wollstonecraft’s ‘‘Vindication of the Rights of Women’ and J.S. Mill’s ‘The Subjection of Women’. (2003)

John Rawls, Ronald Dworkin and Amartya Sen on Liberal Equality- A Comparative Study Review of Literature- Gandhi’s ‘Hind Swaraj’ and Voltaire’s ‘Candide’. (2003)

Presented a paper on ‘Protective Discrimination in India- Its Existing Justifications and their Problems’ in a National Seminar on Democracy, Social Exclusion and Rights in Contemporary India, held on April 18 and 19 2016 in Department of Political Science Miranda House, University of Delhi (funded by ICSSR)

Paper presented on ‘Protective Discrimination in India: Critical Evaluation of the Liberal Egalitarians’ in Ad- hoc faculty Workshop organized by Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, April 2nd, 2016

Participated in the International Seminar on Law, Institutions and Political Philosophy held on August 21-22, 2015 at the University of Delhi

Workshops Attended

Participated in the workshop on ‘Development of Online Quiz in Political Science’ at the Institute of Lifelong Learning on May 13, 14, 2009

ADDITIONAL ACADEMIC QULAIFICATIONS

National Eligibility Test (NET) cleared in 2005

Advanced Diploma in French Language from Department of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of Delhi.

Certificate course in French Language from Alliance Francaise, Delhi.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Hindi: Proficient

French: Beginner

 


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