Dr. Sazana Jayadeva


  • Short CV

    • Since 04/2021: Lecturer at the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

    • Since 09/2020 - 3/2021: Research Fellow, University of Surrey, UK

    • 07/2019 - 08/2020: Research Fellow, University College London, Institute of Education, UK

    • 02/2019 - 06/2019: Research Fellow, University of Surrey, UK

    • Since 01/2019: Associate at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

    • 11/2017 - 12/2018: Visiting Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

    • 02/2016 - 10/2017: Associate Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

    • 08/2015 - 01/2016: Visiting Fellow, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

    • Education: PhD in Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, UK; MPhil in Social Anthropological Analysis, University of Cambridge, UK; BA in Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore University, India

    Current Research

    • Transnational student mobility

    • Migration infrastructures

    • Social media

    • Indian middle classes

    • Social mobility

    Countries and Regions

    • South Asia

    • Europe

    Dr. Sazana Jayadeva



    Chapter in Edited Volume | 05/2022

    Building Bridges: Narratives from and about Educational Consultants as Mediators in International Student Mobility

    The capacities of aspirant student migrants to negotiate the process of going abroad is closely linked to their economic, social, and cultural resources. Based on fieldwork in India and Nepal, we explore the contested role of commercial education consultants in supporting aspirant student migrants to access study abroad.

    Prof. Dr. Susan Thieme


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