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Subramanian V. Saravanan


Subramanian V. Saravanan

Visiting Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BSc: University of Madras, 1989
  • MSc: University of Madras, 1991
  • M.Phil: University of Cambridge, 1998
  • PhD: University of Queensland, 2006

  • Work Experience

    • Associate Researcher, Centre for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn. (Jan 2018 to present)
    • Senior Researcher, Centre for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn. (Jan 2007 - Dec 2017)
    • Senior Research Associate, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi (Aug 2002 - Jan 2003)
    • Junior Economist & Consultant, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi (Jan 2000 - July 2002)
    • Research Fellow, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) (environmental Advocacy institute), New Delhi (Nov 1998 - Oct 1999)
    • Project Planner, Centre for Development Studies and Activities (CDSA), University of Pune (Sep 1996 - Sep 1997)
    • Project Executive, Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN), Madurai, Tamil Nadu (Sep 1994 - Aug 1996)
    • Research Assistant, University of Madras (Oct 1991 - May 1992)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Saravanan, V.S., Min Jung Cho & Fotima Mukhitdinova (2018) Health Risk in Urbanizing Regions: Examining the Nexus of Infrastructure, Hygiene and Health in Tashkent Province, Uzbekistan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.15, 2578.

    2. Saravanan,V.S. (2018) Situated politics of urban health in India: Everyday mobility of health implications. World Development. Vol. 104. Pg 375-387.

    3. Saravanan, V.S., Cho, MJ., Tan S.Z, Fayzieva, D and Sebaly, C. (2017) Spatial distribution and trends of water-transmitted diseases in Tashkent province from 2011-2014. Central Asian Journal of Global Health, 6(1).

    4. Panagiota, K and Saravanan,V.S. (2017) Biopolitics Gone to Shit? State Narratives versus Everyday Realities of Water and Sanitation in the Mekong Delta. World Development

    5. Saravanan, V.S., Idenal M.A., Saiyed, S, Saxena, D and Gerke, S. (2016). Urbanization and Human Health in Urban India: Institutional analysis of water-borne diseases in urban India’. Health Policy & Planning.

    6. Saravanan, V.S., (2015). Agents of Institutional Change: Contribution of new institutionalism in understanding water governance in India. Environment Science and Policy. 53, 225-235.