“Becoming of a Dalit: State perspectives on citizenship of the outcastes”

South Asia Without Borders Seminar: Citizenship of the Outcastes, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, April 3, 2018

“A New Genre of Neo-Dalit Identity”

Caste and Social Justice Panel, South Asian Studies Association 2018 Conference, Claremont McKenna College, California, March 24, 2018

“The Rhetorics of Caste and the Dalit Question”

UConn Caste Workshop, March 3, 2018

“Thinking Caste, Thinking Race: Du Bois, Ambedkar and Fanon”

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Harvard University, February 9, 2018

“Human Rights in the Age of Neoliberalism: Coalitions and Solidarities”

Human Rights: Adapting to the Challenges of Our Times, Harvard Kennedy School, January 27, 2018

“Imagining Race/Caste: Du Bois/Ambedkar,”

DSA-II Special Lecture, University of Hyderabad, August 21, 2017

“Ambedkar’s Foreign Policy and the Ellipsis of the Dalit from the United Nations,”

Quest for Equity, GKVV University, Bangalore, July 21-23, 2017

Being a Dalit in a casteist society: The Heideggerian beingness,”

Re-imagining Caste, Religion and Social Justice Conference, Brandeis University, Waltham April 29, 2017

“Oppressed Caste Capitalism,”

Caste Oppression Today, Socialist Studies Conference, Congress 2016, University of Calgary, June 3, 2016

“Dalit Diaspora in Africa,”

Caste, Inequality and Economic Growth in South Asia: Challenges of Tradition and Modernity, Brandeis University, May 1, 2016

“positioning/unearthing/re-locating subordinate subalterns,”

Caste, Inequality and Economic Growth in South Asia: Challenges of Tradition and Modernity, Brandeis University, April 30, 2016

“DAfrican moment: DuBois, Ambedkar, Fanon,”

Ambedkar 125th years, Barnard College, Columbia University and AIM, April 23, 2016

“Permitocracythe politics of permits,”

Political Anthropology and Political Economy Working Group, Harvard University, March 25, 2016

Asylum Politics,”

South-South Migration, Refugees & Diasporic Communities, National University of Singapore, February 16-17, 2016

“South-South Migration: A Case study of contemporary Indian labour migration to South Africa,”

Capital, labor and south-south development Conference, The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, Ithaca, October 9-11, 2015

“Jumping the border: An Indian labour migrant’s clandestine journey to South Africa,”

School of Social Sciences, Postgraduate Project Seminar Series, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, August 14, 2015

“Indian activism in the first decade of apartheid: case study of the most controversial Group Areas Act and Indian response in refuting the discrimination,”

Indian Diaspora in Development of Home and Host Countries: A Comparative Perspective Conference, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Kadi University, Gandhinagar, January 10-11, 2015

““Please comment in the section below.” Usage of social media space to advocate ideological message: case study of Indian elections 2014,”

Democracy and Dalit Politics in Neoliberal Times, University of Edinburgh and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, December 5-6, 2014

“Negotiating permitsdeferring asylum: Indian labour migration to Johannesburg,”

Poster presentation, 6th Postgraduate Symposium, University of the Witwatersrand, October 24, 2014

“Economic aspects of South-South migration: A case study of contemporary Indian labour migration to Johannesburg, South Africa,”

17th Nordic Migration Conference, University of Copenhagen, August 13-15, 2014

“Fordsburg, Flea Market & Foreigners: Ethnographic study of Indian migrants in South Africa,”

India in Africa: New Frontiers in South-South Relations Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 15-16, 2013