Janaki Abraham Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Delhi.
Janaki Abraham is Associate Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi. Her research interests include the study of kinship, gender and caste, visual anthropology, and gender and space, particularly the study of towns. She is currently finalising her manuscript entitled Gender, Caste and Matrilineal Kinship: Shifting Boundaries in Twentieth-century Kerala. Outcomes of a project on visual culture were presented at an exhibition entitled ‘Exploring the Visual Cultures of North Kerala: Photographs, Albums and Videos in Everyday Life’ at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2008, and was based on her postdoctoral research. From 2012 to 2016, she was coeditor of the Book Reviews section in CIS.