Shirin Rai

Shirin Rai is a Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick and the Ford Visiting Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from Hindu College, M.A. in Political Science from Delhi University, and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Cambridge.

Her current work has three strands: feminist international political economy, gender and political institutions and politics and performance.

Representative Publications

Rai, Shirin M. “Political Aesthetics of the Nation: Murals and Statues in the Indian Parliament.” Interventions 16.6 (2014): 898-915.

Rai, Shirin M., Catherine Hoskyns, and Dania Thomas. “Depletion: The Cost of Social Reproduction.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 16.1 (2014): 86-105.

Madhok, Sumi, and Shirin M. Rai. “Agency, Injury, and Transgressive Politics in Neoliberal Times.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 37.3 (2012): 645-669.

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