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Dr. Harsh Dobhal, Visiting Professor

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M.A. (JNU),  M.Phil. (JNU), Ph.D. (JNU)

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Area of Specialization : International Journalism, Print Media, Press Freedom and Communication Rights, Civil Society and Media.

Area of Interest : Sociology of Mass Media, Development Communication, International Affairs and Global Communication, Intercultural Communication


Awards & Honours:

1. 2001-2003, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. (Fellowship awarded by Israeli Council for Higher Education)

2. 1999-2001, Visiting Research Scholar, Rothberg International School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (Fellowship Awarded by the Cultural and Scientific Affairs Department, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

3. 2011, IAMC Award for ‘Relentless Pursuit of Justice, Peace and Pluralism.’ The recognition for conducting field-based research, writing and publishing on above mentioned issues included an invitation to and a multi-city lecture tour across the United States.


Best Five publications in last five years:

1. Shutler N, Chapman N and Dobhal H, 2011, In Defence of Journalists, 318 pages (ISBN 81-89479-74-1)

2. Dobhal H (Edited), 2011, Writings on Human Rights, Law and Society in India: A Combat Law Anthology, 688 pages (ISBN 978-81-89479-78-7)

3. Dobhal H (Edited), 2012, Defend the Defenders: Resisting Attacks on Human Rights Activists in India, 213 pages (ISBN 818947982-2)

4. Dobhal H and Jacob M (Edited), 2012, Rugged Road to Justice: A Social Audit of Human Rights Commissions in India, Vol I 494 pages, (ISBN 81-89479-83-0. Vol II (ISBN 81-8947985-7) and Vol III (ISBN 818947986-5) also published.)

5. Dobhal H (Edited), 2010, Manipur in the Shadow of AFSPA, , 280 pages (ISBN 818947966-0)


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Source : Doon University