Prem Kumar Rajaram

Contact information

Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51 | A308
+431252302106

Prem Kumar Rajaram is Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology. He is also Head of the Open Learning Initiative (https://openeducation.group/) and project leader of the Erasmus+ Refugee Education Initiatives (https://www.refugeeeducationinitiatives.org/) consortium which runs education programs for displaced people in Austria, Hungary, Germany, the United Kingdom and Greece.

In his research, Prem Kumar Rajaram is interested in questions of marginality and depoliticization. His research has focused on the government of asylum-seekers and people called refugees and on colonial histories of capitalism and race. A further research area is on critical pedagogies and higher education, with a focus on investigating how universities can be made more accessible and welcoming to marginalised groups.

Qualification

Ph.D. 2002 (International Relations), London School of Economics
M.A. 1994 (International Relations), Australian National University
B.A. (hons) 1993 (Politics), University of Hull, UK

Courses taught by Prem Kumar Rajaram

Events with involvement of Prem Kumar Rajaram

Working With Difficult Material: A Conversation
May 31, 2022 - 1:30pm
Opening Up the University: Book Launch in Budapest
April 30, 2022 - 3:30pm
Opening Up the University: Book Launch in Vienna
April 29, 2022 - 3:30pm
Opening Up the University: Workshop
April 29, 2022 - 9:15am
Does 'Open Society' Travel Beyond the West?
May 25, 2021 - 1:00pm
Challenging the Political Across Borders: Migrants’ and Solidarity Struggles
September 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Roundtable: On Engaged Research and the Possibilities of Solidarity
July 3, 2019 - 3:00pm
OLIve Open Day @CEU
November 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Romani Women’s Movement and Knowledge Production
November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
OLIve-UP 2018 2nd End-of-Year Student Conference
June 18, 2018 - 7:30am
2018 Graduate Conference, Politics of (de)Politicization
June 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Migrant Narratives and the City Discussion
April 27, 2018 - 2:45pm
Conversations on the refugee crisis
October 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
OLIve-UP End-of-Year Student Presentations
June 16, 2017 - 7:00am
Rethinking the Role of the University - Teach-In @CEU
May 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Refugee protection and the European civil society
May 4, 2017 - 11:00am
University-wide Seminar: Otherness: Acceptance or Refusal?
February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
Refugees as Surplus Population: capitalism and common marginalisations of migrants and subaltern populations
November 24, 2016 - 2:30pm
Refugees as Surplus Population: capitalism and common marginalisations of migrants and subaltern populations
November 24, 2016 - 2:30pm
Dehumanization: New approaches to understanding the politics of human nature
April 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Roundtable Discussion: Asylum, Activism and Academia: Perspectives on the European ‘Refugee Crisis’
February 12, 2016 - 4:00pm

Projects with involvement of Prem Kumar Rajaram