Curriculum Vitæ de Dhruv RAINA
Associate Professor in Zakir Husain Centre for Education at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi 110067, INDIA
Ph. D. Theory of Science. Department of Theory of Science and Research, University of Göteborg, Sweden.
Master of Science (Physics. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Bachelor of Science. St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, Bangalore: Affiliated to Bangalore University.
Indian School Certificate Examination. St. Joseph's Boy's High School, Bangalore.
Fellow, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, (1981?1984).
Fellow, Indian Council for Philosophical Research (1984?1986): Affiliated to National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi (1984-1986).
Editor, The World Scientist (1986?1987): English Edition of La Recherche, New Delhi.
Fellow, National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi (1988 ? 1991).
Scientist, National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi, (1991 ?2002).
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2002 - ).
Visiting Fellow, Pondicherry University.
Visiting Fellow, Madurai Kamaraj University.
Visiting Faculty, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, (1993 - 1996).
Visiting Professor, Maison de Sciences de l'Homme, Paris (2001 and 2003).
Delivered the 3rd Rohit Ranjan Roy Memorial Lectures, St Stephen's College, New Delhi 9th-10th February, 2001.
RESEARCH PROGRAMMES AND ACTIVITIES
Research publications on science, technology and development policy.
Studies on science and social movements in India.
Research programmes on the institutionalisation of the modern scientific and technological research system in late nineteenth and twentieth century India.
Studies in the social epistemology of models and theories of the history of sciences: the historiography of sciences.
Ongoing research programmes on the cultural reception of modern science and the dialogue with other knowledge systems.
Scientometric studies on the institutionalisation of physics research in India.
Preparation of archives and databases for the history of sciences and technology in India.
AWARDS and PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
European Association for Studies in Science and Technology (EASST) Council Award: April 1993.
Member of Editorial Board, Science Technology & Society.
French Embassy Fellowship (travel grant+scholarship) for four months with Recherches Historique Sur l'Epistemologie et Institutions des Sciences (CNRS UMR 318), University of Paris 7, 10 June 1997 to 10 October 1997.
Travel Grant of the Commission for the Vth Latin American Congress for the History of Science and Technology, Brazil.
Referee papers for Science as Culture (UK)
Referee papers for Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Nippon Fellow of the Salzburg Seminar, 1999.
Wenner-Gren Foundation Award , Stockholm, August 1999-December 1999.
Contact Fellow, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Copenhagen, November 1999.
Examiner for M.Phil. and Doctoral Theses.
Member, Advisory Board (Modern Period), National Commission for History of Science.
Member of the Editorial Board of VEST:Tidskrift for Vetenskapsstudier, Sweden.
Member of Jury at University of Paris VII.
Project Coordinator, for the American Institute of Physics Sponsored Project: International Catalog of Sources for History of Physical and Applied Sciences, 1st January -31st December 1994.
Co-editor for the module on Science in South and South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century appearing in Volume 7 of UNESCO'S History of Mankind.
Member of the team on the International PROGRAMME of Advanced Studies , Fondation MSH-Paris, 2002.