Nidhin Donald

Post Doctoral fellow
Research Interests: 

Historical Sociology, Family, Household, Visual Cultures, Law, Religion, Public Policy

  • PhD (2021), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Title: Reproducing Identities in Digital Spaces: A Sociological Study of Syrian Christian Families

  • MPhil (2018), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Title: Syrian Christian Kudumba Charitrams of Kerala: A Sociological Enquiry

  • Master of Arts (2015), Sociology.

  • Bachelor of Arts (2012), Sociology.

Peer-reviewed Journals
Donald, Nidhin. (2015). "Gazing from a Distance: Spatial Reading of a Law  Commission Report." Indian Feminisms, Law Reform and The Law Commission of India: Special Issue in Honour of Lotika Sarkar, R. Sen & S. Mandal Eds., Journal of Indian Law & Society 6, pp.91-109.
Donald, Nidhin. (2017). "Politics of Easy Conversations: Savarna Faith Dialogues in India." The Apollonian 4: 1-2, March-June, pp.107-123. 
Donald, Nidhin. (2018). "Religion as 'unsettled': Notes from Census and Anti-Caste Mobilizations." Prabuddha: Journal of Social Equality 1, no. 1, pp. 68-77.
Singh, Asha , & Donald, Nidhin. (2019). "Asking Questions of OBC as a Category." Prabuddha: Journal Of Social Equality, 3(1), pp. 32-49.
Donald, Nidhin (2021). "Schooling the Past: Reflections on Syrian Christian Family Historiography." Kakatiya Journal of Historical Studies, Vol. XVI. No.1, pp. 42-55.
Donald, Nidhin (2021). "Is Endogamy Christian or Unchristian? Tracing the Knanaya Debate." Special Issue on Sociology of Law, Explorations (E-journal of Indian Sociological Society), Vol. 5 (2), October 2021, pp. 252-264.
Book Chapter
Donald, Nidhin. (2020). "Nasrani family histories and migration." In S. Rajan & S. M. (Eds.), Handbook of Internal Migration in India, New Delhi: SAGE, pp. 290-302.