Dr. Pavani D

Book Publications  
  • Co-Authored a book titled ‘Ajnatha Vaggeyakarulu’ (Life & Music of lesser known Telugu Composers) (English) (July, 2018)
  • Co-Authored a book titled ‘Abhyasa Ganam’ (English & Telugu) (Jun. 2016)
  • Co-Authored a book titled ‘Sangita Maha Mahopadhyaya, Sangita Ganita Ashtavadhani - Sri Duddu Seetarama Sastry’ (Telugu) (Oct.2010)
  • ‘Veena’ in the development of ‘Art and Science’ of Music (published in Shodh Drishti – a UGC approved International Peer Reviewed Refereed Research Journal – Impact Factor 5.427, ISSN: 0976-6650, Vol.11, No.4.1, pg.228-230, Apr. 2020)
  • ‘Origin of ‘Swaram’’ (published in Pranavam - ISSN: 2347-7105, July-Sept. 2013)
  • ‘Evolution of Melas – A Trace of Facts’ (published in Pranavam - ISSN: 2347-7105, Jan-Jun. 2013)
  • ‘Kudumiyamalai Silasasanamulu’ (published in Pranavam, Jan-Jun., 2012)
  • ‘Thyagaraja swami varini keertinchina itara Vaggeyakarulu’ (published in Pranavam, Jul-Dec., 2011)
  • ‘Madhyama Sruti’ (published in Pranavam, Jul-Dec., 2010)
  • ‘Veena making at Bobbili’ (published in Pranavam, Apr-Jun., 2010)
  • ‘Karnataka Hindusthani Sangita Paddhatulaloni Bhinnaikyatalu’ (published in Pranavam, Oct-Dec., 2009)
  • ‘Walajapeta Venkataramana Bhagavatar Jeevita Viseshamulu’ (published in Natakakala, May, June, July and August 2008)
  • ‘Thyagarajaswami vari Rachanalalo Sangeeta Vadyamula Prastavana’ (published in Ganakala, August 2008)

Dr. Pragya Prasi


  • Defining Hindustani Raga musicians and their relative intra statuses : An analytical study, published in a Web of Science and Scopus indexed journal ‘Rupkatha’ (Vol XIII, Apr-June, 2021, E-ISSN 0975-2935).
  • Aesthetic and Literary Visualisation of Raga (published in Saam Bharati – 2019, ISSN- )
  • Methods and Sources of Data Collection for Research in Music (published in International Inventive Multidisciplinary Journal- 2018) Volume- VI, Issue X, 81-84, ISSN/EISSN No- 2348-7135
  • Divyata Ki Chhaap (Published in Bhartiyata – 2018)
  • Music Therapy : An Experiment with My Students (published in Music Therapy-2011)
  • saMgIta meM dUrastha shikShaNa: saMbhAvanAeM (published in Kala Saurabh-2011 Vol-13, ISSN- 09762566)Book PublicationAn Article “Impact of Globalisation on Indian Music After Independence” in a book titled ‘New Dimensions in Indian Music’ published by Kanishka Publications, New Delhi – 2012, ISBN-978-81-8457-5323


Hindustani Samaya Raga Parichaya (Kannada)

Prof. Usha Raman

Health/Science communication

  • (2020). Chakrabarty A, Raman U and Thirumal P. Tracing science communication in independent India: towards an institutional and people’s history. In Gascoigne T (editor), The emergence of modern science communication, ANU Press.
  • (2020) Keeping the person in the data: communicating care in the networked clinic. Communicative Figurations. ZeMKI Working Paper Series No 35: ISSN 2367-2277. https://www.uni-bremen.de/fileadmin/user_upload/fachbereiche/fb9/zemki/media/photos/publikationen/working-papers/2020/CoFi_EWP_No-35_Usha-Raman.pdf
  • (2019) Nookaraju B and Raman U. What’s it all worth: the political economy of disability representation in Indian media. In Harris K, Goggin G, Haller B and Curtis R (eds), Routledge Companion to Disability and Media. New York: Routledge.
  • (2016) Nookaraju B and Raman U. Framing disability news in the Indian news media: A political economy analysis of representation. Journal of Creative Communication 11 (2): 1-19.
  • (2015) Raman U. Beyond substance: grammar, style and syntax. Pages 139-152 in Sahni P and Aggarwal R (eds), Reporting and Publishing Research in the Biomedical Sciences. The National Medical Journal of India.
  • (2012). Raman U. I write, therefore I am…a scientist. RGUHS Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Nov-Dec: 2 (4): 4-9.
  • (2012) Mocherla S, Raman U and Holden B. Expressions of equity: imbalances in the patient clinician interaction. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2012 April-June: 9 (2): 92-98.
  • (2011) Raman U and Sheeladevi S. Considering ethics in community eye health planning: perspectives from an existing model. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2011 Oct-Dec; 8 (4): 216-222
  • (2011) Mocherla S, Raman U and Holden B. Clinician-patient communication in a glaucoma clinic in India. Qualitative Health Research 2011 Mar; 21(3): 429-40
  • (2009) Raman U. Medical ethics in the media. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 6 (1). www.ijme.in/issue171.html
  • (2007) Khanna R, Rao GN amd Raman U. Blindness and Poverty in India: The Way Forward. Clinical and Experimental Optometry 90:406-414.
  • (2007) Raman U and P Thirumal. “Mediating scientific debate: talking about human tissue engineering”. In the Proceedings of the Second International Critical Legal Studies Conference, NALSAR, Hyderabad, India.
  • (2005) Raman U and B R Shamanna. Communicating Eye Health Messages: Challenges and Constraints in a Developing Country. MICA Communications Review 2 (1): 31-40.

New media, Journalism and Cultural Studies

  • (2021) Komarraju, S. A., Arora, P., & Raman, U. (2021). Agency and servitude in platform labour: a feminist analysis of blended cultures. Media, Culture & Society, doi: 01634437211029890
  • (2021) Sarwatay D, Raman U and Ramasubramanian S. Media literacy, social connectedness and digital citizenship in India: Mapping stakeholders on how parents and young people navigate a social world. Frontiers in Human Dynamics 3:601239. Doi:10.3389/fhumd.2021.601239 (Open access: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fhumd.2021.601239/full?&utm_source=Email_to_authors_&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=T1_11.5e1_author&utm_campaign=Email_publication&field=&journalName=Frontiers_in_Human_Dynamics&id=601239)
  • (2020) Jain S and Raman U. Indian magazines revitalized in response to demand for longform storytelling. Pages 427-439 Sternadori M and Holmes T (eds), Handbook of Magazine Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • (2018) Raman U and Komarraju S A. Two stories: dancing between risk and responsibility. Café Dissensus special issue on The New Indian Woman. 25 November 2018. https://cafedissensus.com/2018/11/25/two-stories-dancing-between-risk-and-responsibility/
  • (2018) Raman U and Komarraju S A. Policing responses to crime against women: Unpacking the logic of Cyberabad’s “SHE Teams”. Feminist Media Studies  https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2018.1447420
  • (2017) Komarraju SA and Raman U. Indian Millennials Define Feminism. Commentary & Criticism. Feminist Media Studies 17(5): http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2017.1350519
  • (2017) Raman U and Komarraju, SA. Researching online worlds through a feminist lens: text, context and assemblages. Pages 131-157 in Kannabiran K and Swaminathan P (eds). Re-presenting feminist methodologies: interdisciplinary explorations. Routledge.
  • (2014) Raman U and Choudary, D.  Have travelled, will write: User generated content and travel writing. In Fursich E and Hanush F, Travel Journalism: Exploring production, impact and culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2014) Raman U and Verghese, R. Indian youth and social media: modes of engagement? In Wilnat L and Aw A (eds) Social media, culture and politics in Asia. New York: Peter Lang.
  • (2014) Raman U and Mukhpalkar S. From social media to social action. In Rajan, N and Jayaram M (eds), Covering and explaining conflict in civil society. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan.
  • (2014) Raman U and Kasturi, S. Performing the self online: transnational identity and blogging from domestic spaces. In Sahoo A and de Kruijf J G (eds), Indian Transnationalism Online. London: Ashgate Publishing.
  • (1999) Lester-Roushanzamir E and Raman U. The Global Village in Atlanta: A Textual Analysis of Olympic News Coverage in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 76 (4): 699-712.
  • (1999) Lester E P and Raman U. International News for Kids: Defining the World for Atlanta’s Children.  Pages 165-192 in Prosser, M.H.  & Sitaram, K.S.  (Eds.), Intercultural, International and Global Media. Boston: Ablex.

Media education & pedagogy

  • (2021) Raman U. After the pandemic: the precarious classroom. Pages 31-37 in Babu, S & Ramaswamy R (eds), Higher education going online: the challenges in India. Bangalore: Indian Academy of Sciences. https://www.ias.ac.in/public/Resources/Other_Publications/e-Publications/014/Higher-Education-Going-Online.pdf
  • (2019). Raman U. Principle or Practice? Pedagogic challenges in Indian journalism education. Pages 271-289 in Rao, S (ed) Indian Journalism in a New Era: Changes, Challenges, and Perspectives. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • (2015) Raman U. Failure of Communication. The Caravan, December 2015. http://www.caravanmagazine.in/perspectives/failure-of-communication-rift-between-india-newsrooms-clasrooms
  • (2014) Raman U. Modes of engagement: creating reflective practitioners through engaged learning. The Journal of Development Communication 25 (1-2): 104-108.
  • (2010) The changing and changeable encyclopedia: Wikipedia and its implications for teaching and learning. Ludwigsburger Baitrage Zur Medienpadagogik (German, Media and Pedagogy)
  • (2010) Writing for the Media. Oxford University Press, New Delhi. (Book)

Popular science and commentary


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