Dr. Aditi Krishna

Dr. Aditi Krishna

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Social Anthropology Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University

B.A. Hons. (Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi);

Master of Arts (South Asian University, New Delhi);

Ph.D. (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Dr. Aditi Krishna received her Ph.D. from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2021 with her doctoral thesis titled “Hindustani classical music and education: ‘Tradition’, values, and identity in post-1991 India”. Her thesis was an interdisciplinary project – drawing from the disciplines of Sociology, Social Anthropology, and Ethnomusicology or Anthropology of Music – and explored the way the values, traditional concepts, and the dominant discourse associated with Hindustani music are redefined, approached, subverted, and/or challenged today in a post-1991 neo-liberal India. Dr. Aditi has presented her research papers at various national and international conferences in India, South Asia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and has published papers in renowned international journals as well. Her research interests include, but are not limited to, Cultural Sociology, Cultural Studies, Gender, Sociology of Music, Ethnomusicology, Anthropology of Music, Sounds of South Asia, South Asian performing arts, Cultural nationalism and regionalism, and Identity-politics.