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School of Geography

Ekta Oza


PhD student



PhD Project: Children and Young People as Political Beings: Voice, Everyday Life and Protest in Kashmir, India

Academic background

MA Psychology (Psychosocial-Clinical Studies), Ambedkar University, Delhi, India

BA Psychology, Sociology and Economics, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, India


TARSHI, Friendship and Sexuality, ‘Dosti, main love and someone special’, Ekta Oza and Sonam Grover, February 13, 2018.

TARSHI, The I Column, ‘Being Thin…Being Me’, Ekta Oza, December 1, 2014.


Queen Mary University of London Research Studentship


Research Interests:

Conflict and peace studies, childhood, young people, political agency, political activism, psychoanalysis, affect studies


Oza, E and Grover, S (2018) In the Midst of the City: Exploring the Structural Discriminations, Relationships and Aspirations of Young People Living in Resettlement Colonies, Nirantar Trust

Oza, E; Thakur, P and Khan, H (2017) ‘Dehleez se Pare’, Nirantar Trust


Conference Presentations

‘Social Media Affect and Everyday Digital-Political Life in India’, RAI Anthropology and Geography, London, UK, 14-18 September 2020.

‘Understanding the Self and the Other through Technology’, Urban ARC 2018 - City and Technology, Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bangalore, India, 11-13 January 2018.

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