Neha Kamrani

School: English, Drama & Film

Supervisor: Dr Emilie Pine

Representations of Sexual Violence in Contemporary Irish and Indian Theatre

Neha Kamrani is presently researching for her doctoral thesis on Representations of Sexual Violence in Contemporary Irish and Indian Theatre at the University College Dublin, Ireland. She is also a Research Fellow for Media Action Against Rape (MAAR), a UNESCO funded project to study rape reportage in India. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Delhi University, following which she went on to pursue her Masters and MPhil at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her MPhil thesis, New Rape Narratives in the Indian Public Sphere, is an academic intervention against sexual assaults as she worked on fictional and non-fictional rape narratives uttered via new media forms such as photographs, documentaries and blog posts. In India, she worked as an Assistant Professor at Delhi University and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. She continues to work with various Indian NGOs to contribute towards the well-being of the girl-child in India.

Contact: neha.kamrani@ucdconnect.ie