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Research Highlights

JGU’s faculty members and students undertake research through its schools, research centres, and institutes. Research is funded through external or internal grants, or are self-funded. To date, our researchers have undertaken projects with public, private and non-profit organizations based in India and across the globe on issues ranging from public policy, urban planning, and intellectual property rights to energy security, agrarian policy, and civil society. A selection of these research projects, both completed and ongoing, is described below to highlight our domain areas of experience and expertise.

  • Identifying Profitable Clientele Using the Analytical Hierarchy Process

    This field-study project is being conducted jointly with faculty from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai and the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) Industry.

  • What Traditional Indian Sweets Mean: A Consumer- Culture Perspective

    Consuming traditional Indian sweets is a significant part of the Indian way of life. The traditional sweet industry in India is currently estimated to be worth US$8 billion.

  • Understandings of Home in Contexts of Mobility

    The broad question that the study seeks to address is how being and becoming, cultural capital and understandings of home contribute to the significance of material possessions in contexts and samples not studied so far, such as those of expats and returning natives in a develo

  • Becoming Hindus and Muslims: Reading the Cultural Encounter in Bengal 1342-1905

    The book Becoming Hindus and Muslims: Reading the Cultural Encounter in Bengal 1342-1905 (Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, New Delhi, 2015) begins by interrogating the assumption that coherent religious identities emerged in the Indian subcontinent only in the nineteen