INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

USA

  • University of Iowa, Iowa city - To teach two courses - Gender and Development in India and Women, Environment and Sustainable Futures: Experiences from India during the Fall Semester on a Fulbright Visiting Faculty Fellowship-Period of Stay August 17 to December 07, 2011.
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana-Fulbright Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, September 14, 1991-March 7, 1992 (Research Topic-American Women and Technical Education).

Canada

  • University of Calgary, Calgary, University of British Columbia, Vancouver and University of Alberta, Edmonton-Canadian Studies Faculty Research Fellowship, May 24 to June 24, 2007.
  • University of Calgary, Calgary and Queen’s University, Kingston - To participate in the dissemination activities of the SHARP Project on Building Capacities of Self-Help Groups, October 5 to 20, 2005.
  • Carleton University, Ottawa and University of Calgary, Calgary - To participate in the Dissemination Workshop of the CIDA-Shastri Partnership Project on Women’s Empowerment through Forestry Programmes, May 26 to June 17, 2001.
  • Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre, Hay River, North West Territories and University of Calgary, Calgary - To participate in the Validation Workshop of the CIDA-Shastri Partnership Project on Women’s Empowerment through Forestry Programmes, August 3 to 26, 2000.
  • University of Quebec, Montreal and Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary, Calgary - To participate in the Mid-Project Review Workshop of the Project on Women’s Empowerment through Forestry and the Annual Conference of the South Asian Council of the Canadian Asian Studies Association, June 6 to 19, 1999.
  • Carleton University, Ottawa - To participate in the Inception Workshop of the CIDA-Shastri Partnership Project on Women’s Empowerment through Forestry Programmes, June 11 to June 20, 1998.
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg and Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary, Calgary - To identify the Canadian Research Partner to collaborate in the CIDA-Shastri Partnership Project on Women’s Empowerment through Forestry Programmes, November 21 to December 5, 1997.

France

  • Lyon - To represent the University of Mysore in a programme to sign an MOU with the University of Lumière Lyon 2, June 14 to 16, 2011.

Sweden

  • Gothenburg - To chair the joint session of Research Committees on Women and Society and Sociology of Population of the International Sociological Association, and present a paper titled ‘Do Mortality Rates Reflect a Gender Stereotype? A Study across Different Regions of India’ at the XVII World Congress of Sociology, July 11 to17, 2011.

Dubai

  • To represent the University of Mysore in the eight-member University Grants Commission’s delegation at the GETEX Educational Fair, April 14 to 18, 2009.

South Africa

  • Durban - To present a paper on ‘India’s Population Policy and Gender Sensitivity: A Feminist Critique’ at the XVI World Congress of Sociology, July 22 to 29, 2006.

Maldives

  • To conduct a Workshop on Effective Teaching Skills for teachers of Ghaazee School, Hulhumale, June 6-8, 2008.
  • As member of a University delegation to hold talks with officials of the Ministry of Education, Government of Maldives for fostering collaborations between the Ministry and the University of Mysore, March 28-30, 2006.

Turkey

  • Bogazici University, Istanbul - To present a paper on Micro Credit Initiatives in India at the Fulbright Conference on Women in the Global Community, September 18 to 22, 2002.