Roland Lardinois is a sociologist, Research Fellow (HDR) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), member of the Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (UMR 8564) at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Since November 2009 he has joined the Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi.
He is currently working on an Indo-French project, in collaboration with Vigneswara Ilavarasam (IIT-Delhi), which deals with the history and sociology of Indian engineers. The aim of this project is to study the making of engineers as professional groups since the colonial period until the present time, with a particular emphasis on engineering education, social mobility, gender issues.
À propos de : Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Is Indian Civilization a Myth ?, New Delhi, Permanent Black
À propos de : A. F. Heath et R. Jeffery (dir.), Diversity and Change in Modern India, Oxford University Press.