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Ms Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind

Assistant Professor , Mumbai campus

Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies
Qualification

MBA (Finance), University of Wales,
M.A. in Women's Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
M.Phil. in Women's Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Ms. Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Disasters and Development, Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies

  • Gendering Disaster Studies
  • Gender & Development
  • Gendering Social Exclusion
  • Gender & Climate Change
  • Gender & Sustainability Studies,
  • Risk Management, Mitigation & Assessment
  • Arvind L.S. (2020) Gender in Disaster Settings: Towards Sustainable Gender-Sensitive Disaster Risk Reduction. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (eds) Gender Equality. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-70060-1_132-1 
  •  L. Arvind, January 2020, A Review of the National Education Policy, Quest in Education, ISSN: 0048-6434 
  •   L. Arvind, April 2020, Book Review: Back to the Sources, A Study of Gandhi’s Basic Education by Henry Fagg, Delhi: National Book Trust, 2020, Quest in Education, ISSN: 0048-6434
  • L. Arvind, May 2018, Socio-economic Status & Lived Experiences of Rehabilitation of Former Devadasis in Belgaum District of Karnataka, Urdhuva Mula, Published by Sophia Centre for Women’s Stuides (May, 2018)
  • L. Arvind, Nov 2018, Chapter titled, ‘Feminine Disruptions: The Poetics of Subversion’ to a textbook titled Interrogating Patriarchy: Essays on Contemporary Women Poets in India, Om Publications, Edited by Rajshree Tiwari.  (Nov 2018)

Accepted & Forthcoming

  • L. Arvind  A Critical Interrogation of the role of Self-Help Groups in the Rehabilitation of former Devadasis in the Belgaum District of Karnataka, Springer Nature Publications (Accepted, Forthcoming)
  • L. Arvind,  Legitimising Myths and Legends: The Social Construction of Gendered Stereotypes, Social Practices & the Social Reproduction of Subordination, History and Myth: Theory, Praxis & Politics, Routledge Publishers (Accepted, Forthcoming)

Popular Portal Publications

·      Learning from natural disasters: Why an understanding of gender is critical to avoid disaster fatalities,” London School of Economics, South Asia Centre Blog: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/2019/11/28/lessons-from-natural-disasters-why-an-understanding-of-gender-is-critical-to-avoid-disaster-fatalities/ 

·      Budget 2020 through a Gender Lens, Bloomberg: https://www.bloombergquint.com/union-budget-2020/what-budget-2020-does-for-women-wheres-the-money-going

·      Labour Laws through a Gender Lens, Bloomberg: https://www.bloombergquint.com/opinion/do-the-new-labour-laws-reforms-help-women

 

Paper Presentations

§  Presented a paper titled, ‘Locating Indian Women in the Post-Colonial Discourse on Religious Nationalism’ at the 2018 GAPS Conference at Mainz, Germany (May 2018)

§  Presented a paper titled, ‘Women in the Dravidian Movement: Gender, Linguistic Identities and Sub-Nationalism’ at the Politics of Language Workshop, TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (Feb 2018)

§  Presented a paper titled, ‘A Critical Interrogation of the role of Self-Help Groups in the Rehabilitation of former Devadasis in the Belgaum District Of Karnataka’ at the International Conference on the Changing Contours of Women’s Paid and Unpaid Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (July 2018)

§  Presented a paper titled, ‘Gendering New Media: Combatting Digital Patriarchy – Challenges, Trends and Strategies’ at the National Seminar on The Movement of ‘Our’ Times: New Frameworks to Study Women’s Movements at Savitribai Phule University, Pune (Nov 2018)

·       Spatial Justice for Epidemic Resilient Communities, TISS Research Council (Ongoing)

·       A review of Recent Orders and Notifications towards Risk Informed Planning and Programming, TISS Research Council (Ongoing)

MDM 7 – Disasters & Development

MDM 22 – Emergency Response & Disaster Logistics

MDM 24 – Advanced Course in Disasters and Development 

MDM 25 – Culture and Disasters

MDM 26 – Advanced Course in Social Research in Disaster Studies

Research Tutorials

 

Email: lavanya.arvind[at]tiss[dot]edu