Prof. Biswajit Das
Professor & Director
Nelson Mandela House,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
+91-11-26933810 , 0 (Extn)
Dr. Biswajit Das is Professor and founding Director of Centre for Culture, Media & Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He was previously Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
He has almost three decades of teaching and research experiences in the field of theory, method and history of Communication in India. Prof. Das has been a visiting Professor at York University, Toronto and fellow at the University of Windsor (Canada), East-West Centre (Hawaii), MSH (Paris) and the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (Shimla). Besides his teaching and research career, he has been involved with various civil society initiatives in the country in media advocacy programme and Development communication projects. His research has been supported by the Indo-French Scholarship, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Charles Wallace India Trust, Ford Foundation, UNESCO, UNDP, IDRC, University Grants Commission and ICSSR.
He is the co-editor of the Sage series on ‘Communication Processes’, of which the first volume, ‘Media and Mediation’ was published in 2005, and the second, ‘The Social and The Symbolic’ in 2007. The third volume on Culture and Confrontation in 2010.