PhD, Free University of Berlin
Shalini Randeria is Professor of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute, a position she has held since autumn 2012. She has been Research Director at the Graduate Institute, and Rector of the Institute of Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna, since January 2015. She is Visiting Professor at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB). She is a former Member of the Senate of the German Research Council (DFG), President of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Berlin. She was Max Weber Professor for Sociology at the University of Munich, Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Zurich as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology of the Central European University Budapest. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Wenner-Gren Foundation, New York, and on the Editorial Board of the Annual Review of Anthropology. She has published widely on the anthropology of globalisation, law, the state and social movements. Her empirical research on India also addresses issues of post-coloniality and multiple modernities. Her most recent publications include the edited volumes Anthropology, Now and Next: Diversity, Connections, Confrontations, Reflexivity, (in press); Border Crossings: Grenzverschiebungen und Grenzüberschreitungen in einer globalisierten Welt, Zurich (in press); Vom Imperialismus zum Empire: Nicht-westliche Perspektiven auf Globalisierung, Frankfurt/M. (2009);Worlds on the Move: Globalisation, Migration and Cultural Security (2004); Jenseits des Eurozentrismus: Postkoloniale Perspektiven in den Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, Frankfurt/M. (2002) and Unraveling Ties: From Social Cohesion to New Practices of Connectedness, Frankfurt/M. (2002).