Sarbani Sharma

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Anthropology of Resistance and Political Movements
  • Philosophies of Freedom and Sovereignty
  • Everyday Islam
  • Caste and Social Stratification in Muslim Societies
  • Climate Change in Conflict Zones
  • Green Politics in Germany


She works on itineraries of political aspirations and articulations of freedom and sovereignty in Kashmir. Prior to joining Azim Premji University, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology in the University of Tübingen, Germany. She has completed her Ph.D from Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics and Masters in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. She has previously taught Sociology at undergraduate level for four years in University of Delhi. She is currently working on her first book manuscript and working upon developing her second project on political economy of environmental disasters in India and Green Politics in Germany.

Her work has been recently published with the Contributions to Indian Sociology, Society and Culture in South Asia and Political and Legal Anthropological Review. 


Journal Articles

Other Short Academic Articles