Sukrita Baruah

3 April 2017 – 12 May 2017 | Profile shared during internship at IIHS


MA, Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (anticipated in 2018)

BA, History (Hons), St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University


Sukrita is interning with the Media Lab at IIHS. Her core areas of interest are cultural studies, history and critical media studies with a special focus on questions of gender, identity and representation. She is interested in practicing media as an arm of academic research. Her M.A. thesis will be an attempt to locate gender and the kind of subjectivity constructed for women prisoners in prison documents produced by the early post-independence Indian state.