Miss Aditi Krishna

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Personal profile

Aditi was a full-time Ph.D. student in Ethnomusicology and Politics, supervised by Professor Anna Morcom (2016-2021), Dr. Shzr Ee Tan (2018-2021), Dr. Antara Datta (2016-2018), and Dr. Prarthana Purkayastha (2018-2021). Aditi was a recipient of Leverhulme Magna Carta Doctoral Studentship.

PhD THESIS: Hindustani Classical Music and Education: ‘Tradition’, Values, and Identity in post-1991 India

ALTERNATE E-MAIL ID: aditi.krishna6@gmail.com

Research interests

Aditi's broader academic and research interests currently include Ethnomusicology, Cultural Sociology, South Asian Studies, Nationalism, Identity-politics, Gender, and Social Stratification.

Educational background

PhD - Ethnomusicology, Royal Holloway, University of London (September, 2016 - March, 2021)
MA - Sociology, South Asian University, New Delhi (2011-2013)

BA (Honours) - Sociology, Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi (2008-2011)

Other work

Prior to joining M.Phil./Ph.D. at Royal Holloway University of London, Aditi worked as a Research Assistant at Institute for Human Development (an ICSSR-recognised institute) in Delhi, India, working on various socially-relevant projects.


British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE)

British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS)


Teaching Assistant - Introduction to World Music (2018-2019)

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