Maitrayee Chaudhuri

maitrayee chaudhurriProf. Maitrayee Chaudhuri was the Director of the Women’s Studies Programme (2006-2008) and has been an Advisor of the National Council for Education, Research and Training of India. She was a DAAD Visiting Professor at Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg in Germany (2003), and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University (1995-1996) as well as at the University of Massachusetts (1995-1996). More recently she was invited to lecture at Brown University (USA) (2009, 2011) and at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, in Geneva (2010). She was also invited as an external expert for the Switzerland Doctor School on Gender (2010). She was the expert on Asia for “A Feasibility Study of Women, Intangible Heritage and Development” conducted by UNESCO and the Iranian National Commission for Culture in 2001 and is the coordinator for the JNU Global Studies MA Program in collaboration with the University of Freiburg, Germany and University of Natal, South Africa.