Area: Visual Communication
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, (Autonomous) Bangalore
Qualification: M.A, FPM - C
E-mail id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sahana Sarkar had completed her Doctorate in Communications. Her doctoral thesis was on Cyber violence against women in India: Exploring the role of Digital Literacy.
She holds a Masters degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and a Masters in Media Governance from Jamia Millia Islamia, India. Her research interests are Online Privacy, Cyber Harassment and Digital Literacy.
She has previously worked with Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore where she conducted research on Privacy India.
She did an experimental study on spammers and wrote about consumer privacy in India for Centre for Internet and Society.
She also worked with Praxis conducting capacity building exercises and conducted a month long participatory video workshop with sex workers in Maharashtra, India.
List of publications
“Internet Memes as Public Discourse: A Study of Norinder Mudi & Monmuhin” in Children in Media Experiments (CHIME), English and Foregin Languages University Shillong, 2014.
“Cyber Violence Against Women in India: Exploring the Role of Digital Literacy” at Summer Institute of Digital Literacy, University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, 2015.
“Embodied Harms: Technologically Facilitated Sexual Harassment Against Women in India” at National Conference on Communication Research in India: Perspectives, Challenges and Prospects, Karnataka, 2016.
Internet Privacy: Trust & Identity at ICICCT(International Conference on Information, Communication and Computing Technology), New Delhi, 2016.
Facebook And Privacy got published in (June 2012- Current) Okhla Times- http://www.okhlatimes.com/jmi-news/whatprivacy-on-facebook-means-to-jamia-students160512.htm and Hindustan Hindi newspaper on 22nd May 2012- http://paper.hindustantimes.com/epaper/viewer.aspx
Mapping shifts in Telecom policy; Cable consumption in Jamia Neighborhood; and Analyzing media ownership structures in India Today Group. (May 2010-June 2012)
Sarkar, Sahana (2016). Internet Privacy: Trust & Identity, International Journal of Information, Communication, and Computing Technology , 4(2), 214-220.
Rajan, B. and Sarkar, S. (2017). Study of Whatsapp communication in churches, In Samit kar (Eds.). Religion and society. Kolkata: Monoshakti.
Rajan, B. and Sarkar, S. (2018). Analysing Grief on Teitter: A Study of Digital Expressions on Puri's Death. Journal of Narratives and social sciences, Vol. 2, PP.136-152.