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Ph.D. Rajeev BHARGAVA Director, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi


1979 Lecturer, University of Delhi
1980-2005 Full Professor (since 1999), Jawaharlal Nehru University
1995 Visiting Fellow, Harvard University
2001 Visiting Fellow, Bristol University
2001-2005 Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi
2004 Visiting Fellow, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
2005 Senior Fellow, CSDS - Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
2006 Asia Chair, Science Po, Paris
2007 Visiting Professor, University of Belfast
since 2007 Director, CSDS - Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
2008 Visiting Fellow, Columbia University, New York
2009 Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin
2011 Fellow, IWM - Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
2013 Visiting Professor, FMSH - Fondation Maison de sciences l’homme


Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Max Planck Institute of Human Development, Berlin
Senior Academic Expert, Tolerance, Pluralism and Social Cohesion. Responding to the Challenges of the 21st Century Europe.
Member, Committee for the Review of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Government of India
Nominated Member, Advisory Committee for the Selection of Professorship and Fellowship in Parliamentary Studies, Government of India
Vice President, International Institute of Sociology


Bhargava, R.: Individualism in Social Science: Forms and Limits of a Methodology, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1992
Bhargava, R.: Secularism and Its Critics, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1998
Bhargava, R.: What is Political Theory and Why Do We Need it? Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2010
Bhargava, R.: The Promise of India s Secular Democracy, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2010


The UGC National Pranavananda Saraswati Award for Outstanding Contribution to Political Science
The Malcolm Adiseshiah Award for Outstanding Contribution to Social Science