Dr. Jagannatham Begari Profile

Dr. Jagannatham Begari

Coordinator & Assistant Professor,

Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies,

School of Social Sciences,

Email: jaganmss[@]cug.ac.in

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D in Political Science, University of Hyderabad, 2011.
  • PGDHR (Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights), University of Hyderabad, 2007.
  • M.Phil in Political Science, University of Hyderabad, 2005.
  • M.A. in Political Science, University of Hyderabad, 2004.
  • B.A. (HEP)#, Osmania University, 2001.
  • DCA (Diploma in Computer Applications), Pace Compute Institution, 2000.
  • NET-UGC in Political Science in the year of 2006 June
  • NET UGC in Human Rights and Duties in 2006 December.
  • Ph.D on “Politics of Participation and Human Rights: Telangana Peoples Movements: Territorial and Democratic Rights
  • M.Phil on “Democracy and Human Rights: Forms of Protests- A case Study of Hyderabad City”.
  • Monograph on “Contract Labour and Human Rights: A Case Study of Patancheru” submitted to the Centre for Distance Education, University of Hyderabad as a requirement for the award of P.G. Diploma in Human Rights.

Fellowship

Awarded Junior Research Fellowship-UGC-RFSM (Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences for Meritorious Students

Teaching and Research Experience:

Research Assistant, Human Rights Programme (UPE), Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad from December 01, 2004- March 2006 in the Human Rights Programme, University of Hyderabad.

Actively involved in organizing of the National seminar Human Rights in the Era of Globalization organized by Human Rights Programme, Dept. of Political Science, University of Hyderabad on 3-4 November 2006.

Participated in 100 percentage of literacy programme in Serilingam Pally Municipality, organized by the University of Hyderabad, 2005.

Research Assistant, Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad

Tutor, PGDHR, Centre for Distance Education, University of Hyderabad.

Academic Consultant, Dept. of Political Science, Palamuru University, Mahaboob Nagar, Telangana state

Assistant Professor, Centre for the studies in Society and Development, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, from Sept. 2011to till December 2012.

Member

  • Member, School Board of Studies, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
  • Member, Centre Board of Studies, CGTPS, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
  • Member, Earn While Learn Scheme
  • Coordinator, proposed M.Ed Education,
  • Member, Purchase Committee 2013-14
  • Coordinator (for one semester), Centre for Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies
  • Member, Library Verification Committee- 2013-14
  • Convenor, Faculty Advisory Committee for Annual Day Celebrations-2014
  • Convenor, Remedial Coaching Cell, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar ( continuing)
  • Warden Administrator (2013 Jan- still continuing

Organizing National Conference

  • Organized ICSSR national Conference on “Human Rights in Inida: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, held on 21-22 November 2013. (Organizing Secretary)

Research Papers Presented (national):

  • Presented a paper on ‘the Dalit Assertion in Telangana’ at the National Seminar on “Human Rights in the Era of Globalization” at University of Hyderabad from 3 - 4th November 2006.
  • (with G. Sudarshanam) Presented a paper on “Science, Technology and its Impact on New Politics of Participatory Democracy” at the National Seminar on ‘Science, Technology and Development’ organized by the ‘Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad at Hyderabad from November 23-24, 2006.
  • Presented a paper on “Democracy and Human Rights: Values and Reality’’ at the National Seminar on organized by Department of Department of Political Science, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi, 3-4 December 2006.
  • Presented a paper on “Mahatma Jyotirao Phule’s Contribution towards Reconstruction of Indian Society” organized by Department of Sociology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, January 30-31 January 2006.
  • Presented a Paper on “Bonded Labour and Education: The Question of Human Rights” National seminar organized by the Centre for Social Empowerment, theme of the seminar is ‘Education and Empowerment’ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad on 5-6 July 2007.
  • Presented a paper on “Dalits in the Era of Globalization” in the National Seminar organized by Centre for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Studies, Mangalore University, Mangalore on 22-23 February 2007.
  • Paper presented National seminar on Peoples Movements’. Title of my paper “New Politics Inclusive Democracy and Human Rights: Telangana Movement and the question of Rights”, organizing by XXXI Indian Social Science Congress, organized the Indian Social Science Congress, at Mumbai on December 27-31 20007.
  • Paper presented on ‘ Dalit Movement for Emancipation in Telangana: An Overview organized by the Centre for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, University of Hyderabad on 6th August 2009.
  • Paper presented on Universal Values with reference to dalit movement in India’ in the National seminar on “Dalits and Minorities”, organized by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad on 20-21 February 2010.
  • Paper presented in the national seminar “ Dr. Ambedkar’s Perspective of Equality and its relevance in the era of globalization. My paper is on “Exclusion of Women: From Theory and Practice- Human Rights Perspective, CSSEIP, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, 29-30 November, 2011.
  • Participated in the national seminar on “globalization and social movements in the case of Karnataka, 25-26 March 2011, at National Law School of India, Bangalore.
  • Participated in the national seminar on “Human Rights defenders in India” organized by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad, on 15-16 March 2011, at Hyderabad.

International Conference:

  • Paper “Consciousness of Dalits in the Telangana and Impact on Human Rights” presented in the International Conference on “Ethnographic Discourse of the Other” organized by School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad, on 3-5 July, 2007
  • Papers presented on ‘Human Rights Implications of Dalit Assertion in India’ in the International Conference on ‘Resistances, Transformations and Futures’ organized by the Law and Society Association, USA at Berlin, German, on 24-28 July, 2007.
  • Paper Presented in the International Conference on “Mahatma Jyotirao Phule: Relevance of his contribution towards the Classless Society organized by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), “Social Development, Social Movement and Marginalized: Perspectives and Perceptions”. Theme of the conference “Social Development, Social Movement and Marginalized: Perspectives and Perceptions”, New Delhi- 16-19 February 2008.
  • Participated as a delegate in the International Conference on ‘Democracy in the Era of Globalization’ organized by the Department of Political Science, University and Derkin University, Australia.
  • Paper presented in the international conference on “The Smaller States Demand in India: Democratic Versus Territorial” organized by the Law and Society Association, USA. Theme the Conference ‘Law and Inequality in the 21st century’ at Denver, Colorado, USA, held on 28-31 May 2009.
  • Paper on “Separate Telangana Movement: The Demand for Statehood and the Question of Democratic Rights” has been accepted for the International Conference organizing by The International Institute of Sociology (IIS), the 40th IIS World Congress, 16-19 February, 2011 at New Delhi, collaboration with Centre for the Studies of Developing Societies, New Delhi and Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies (CSAS), Uppsala.
  • Delivered an Extension lecture “Human Rights Movement in India: Trends and Challenges” at Medak Government Degree College, Andhra Pradesh, 4th January, 2013.
  • A paper “The Role of Movements and Opinion-Makers in Deepening Democracy: A Critical Appraisal’ in the world Congress “ Evolving Humanity, Emerging Worlds” organized by IUAES, at University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 5th August, 2013.
  • A paper “The Role of subalterns in Telangana Movement’ in the world Congress “Evolving Humanity, Emerging Worlds” organized by IUAES, at University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 5th August, 2013.
  • Participated & presented a paper in the ICSSR Natonal Conference on Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, on 21-22 November 2014, , organized by Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Presented A Paper OnState, Society and Human Rights: Spheres of Violence Against Dalits In India” in the Natonal Conference on Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, on 21-22 November 2014, , organized by Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Chaired the session ‘Caste and Indian Society: Rights Perspective’ in the Natonal Conference on Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, 21-22 November 2014, organized by Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Publications:

Book:

  • Interrogating democracy and Human Rights: Telangana People’s Movement, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 2014.

Articles in journals

  • Politics of Participatory Democracy: A case study of protests in Hyderabad city, Indian Journal of Human Rights, Vol.9, No. 1&2, Dec-2005.
  • The Human Rights Implications of Dalit self-assertion in India (edit) Rila Mukarjee, Locality, History, Memory: The Making of the Citizen in South Asia, Cambridge Scholars publications, 2009, UK
  • Mahatma Jyothirao Phule: A Revolutionary Social Reformer, Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol. LXXI, No.2, April-June 2010.
  • Articles in edited books

    • Bonded Labour and Education: The Question of Human Rights, (edit) Chakrapani, Ghanta, Education and Social Empowerment in India, Milind Publications, New Delhi, 2008.
    • Terrorism and Human Rights: Indian Experience with Repressive Laws, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIV, July 11 2009 (with G. Haragopal)
    • Indian Democracy: Values and Reality, (in edit) B.V. Muralidhar and Jaya Kumar, ‘Dynamics of Change and Continuity in the Era of Globalization’ Sun Rise Publications, New Delhi, 2009.