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Dr. Shalini RANDERIA Rector, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

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1974 B.A. (with distinction), Psychology, University of Delhi
1977 M.A. (with distinction), Sociology/Social Anthropology, University of Delhi
1980 M. Phil. (with distinction), Sociology, University of Oxford
1980-1981 Lecturer, Sociology, University of Delhi
1981-1982 Lecturer, Sociology, University of Bombay
1986-1993 Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben), Social Anthropology and Modern Indian languages, Free University of Berlin
1991-1992 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), Berlin
1992 Ph.D. ("Politics of Exchange and Representation among the Dalits of Gujarat/western India"; summa cum laude), Social Anthropology, Free University of Berlin
1993-1999 Assistant Professor, Sociology, Free University of Berlin
1999-2001 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), Berlin
2001-2002 Max Weber Professor (Visiting Professorship), University of Munich
2001-2003 Member, Working Group on "Civil society: historical and comparative perspectives", WZB - Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung, Berlin
2002 Habilitation ("Local Refractions of global governance: legal plurality, international institutions, the post-colonial state and NGOs in India"), Sociology and Anthropology, Free University Berlin
2002-2003 Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, CEU - Central European University, Budapest
2003-2012 Professor, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Zurich
2006-2007 Research Professor, WZB - Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung, Berlin
2008 Visiting Professor, EHESS - École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
2010-2011 Fellow, Lichtenbergkolleg (Institute of Advanced Study), University of Göttingen
since 2010 Visiting Professor, WZB - Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung, Berlin
2011 Peter-Ustinov Professor (Visiting Professorship), University of Vienna
since 2012 Professor, Department of Social Anthropology and Sociology, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
2014-2018 Mercator Fellow (visiting professorship at the Free University, Berlin as part of the SFB 700 Governance in Spaces of Limited Statehood)
since 2015 Research Director, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
since 2015 Rector, Institute of Human Sciences, Vienna

Memberships

Referee, EURIAS - EU and Institutes of Advanced Study in Europe Fellowship Programme, since 2012
Chair, ERC - European Research Council, SH-2 Consolidator Grant Review Panel, 2014 (Member of the SH2 Start-Up Grant Review Panel since 2008)
Member, Board of Trustees, CEU - Central European University, Budapest
Member, Advisory Board, HESP - Higher Education Support Programme, Open Society Foundation, New York

Publications

Randeria, S.Border Crossings: Grenzverschiebungen und Grenzüberschreitungen in einer globalisierten Welt, Zurich: vdf Hochschulverlag, 2015 (in press)
Randeria, S., Söderstom, O., et al (eds.): Critical Mobilities, Routledge, London, 2013
Conrad, S., Randeria, S., Römhild R. (eds.): Jenseits des Eurozentrismus: Postkoloniale Perspektiven in den Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, Frankfurt/Main: Campus Verlag (extended and revised second edition), 2013 pp. 562
Randeria, S., Eckert A. (eds.): Vom Imperialismus zum Empire: Nicht-westliche Perspektiven auf Globalisierung, Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp Verlag 2009

Awards

First Woman Rhodes-Scholar, University of Oxford, 1977-1980
Kunda Datar Silver Medal for the highest grades MA Sociology, Delhi University, 1977
Doctoral Scholarship, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, 1982-1985
Nominated to the Chancellor's Chair as recurrent Visiting Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Stockholm (declined), 2008