Saidalavi P C Thodika

Saidalavi P C Thodika

PhD Candidate


M.Phil in social anthropology, JNU, New Delhi. MA in English, EFL University, Hyderabad (Lucknow Campus).
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Saidalavi P C Thodika

I am a PhD Candidate at the Anthropology programme. My work inquires into the mechanisms of social hierarchy among Muslims in Malabar, South India. Conducting ethnographic fieldwork on hierarchical practices and family gatherings, I shall explore how social hierarchy is sustained, practiced and rationalised among Muslims. I shall also explore the implications of these contextual processes for understanding the connections between social hierarchy among Muslims and caste system in Hinduism.

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ANU University Research Scholarship, 2018

ANU HDR Fee Merit Scholarship, 2018

UGC Junior Research Fellowship, 2012


Status claims among Muslims in Malabar, South India Anthropological Notebooks, 2017, 23 (2): 103–105.Download

Muslim Social Organisation and Cultural Islamisation in Malabar, South Asia Research, 2017, 37 (1): 19-36.Download

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