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Prof. K S Mochish

Prof. K S Mochish

Ph.D. in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai; Masters in Communication from University of Hyderabad


BIO

Ph.D. in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai; MPhil in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai: Masters in Communication from University of Hyderabad.


Prof. Mochish has a PhD & M.Phil in Media and Cultural Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and a Masters in Communication from the University of Hyderabad. His Ph.D. research analyses the role of Malayalam newspapers in land struggles and movements in Kerala between 1930-2008. His areas of academic interest include Media Histories, Media and Public Action and Political Communication.


RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS



 


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CONFERENCE PAPERS



  • Iyer, Sanviti and Mochish KS. 2022. State, Politics and the Safety of Journalists in the Developing Economies: Case of pandemic reporting in India. World Press Freedom Day Global Conference, Organised by UNESCO & Government of Uruguay, 2-5 May 2022. Punta Del Este, Uruguay.

  • K, S. Mochish. 2021. Memes, Politics and Social Criticism in the Global South: Culture of Political Satire in contemporary Kerala, India. CARGC Fellows Early Career Symposium, CARGC, Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • K, S. Mochish. 2021. Social Criticism through Memes in the Global South: Culture of Political Satire in contemporary Kerala, India.  De-Westernizing media and cultural studies: New discourse practices in the digital world Moscow Readings conference.

  • K, S. Mochish. 2020. CUDES 2020, 11th Current Debates in Social Sciences, September 29-30, 2020, Sakarya University, Turkey

  • K, S. Mochish. 2019. Media, caste and land rights movements in India: A case of Malayalam language newspapers, 2003- 2008. IAMCR-2019 Madrid, Spain

  • K, S. Mochish. 2018.  Media and Conflict in Developing Societies:  A Case of Agrarian Conflicts and Print Media in Kerala, India. IPRA- 2018, Ahmedabad

  • K, S. Mochish. 2018.  Gender and Ethnicity in the Global South: An Analysis of the tribal movement in Kerala, India. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA). Denver, USA

  • K, S. Mochish. 2017. Historical Relevance of the Vernacular Press in the Global South: Tracing the History of Malayalam Language Press through its Role in the public Action in Kerala, India -1923-2013. IAMCR- 2017, Cartagena, Colombia

  • K, S. Mochish. 2016. Gender and Media in India: An Analysis of Tribal Land Struggle in Kerala, India, at the 26th General Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA). Freetown, Sierra Leone

  • K, S. Mochish. 2016. Malayalam Print Media and Public Policy:  A Historical Analysis of the Food Struggles in Kerala, National Conference on Media and Public Policy. IIM Kashipur

  • K, S. Mochish. 2015. Negotiating Gender and Caste Publicly: A Case of Land Movements in Kerala India, IAMCR- 2015, Montreal, Canada

  • K, S. Mochish. 2012. Caste Struggles and the Role of Print Media: A Historical analysis of the Temple Entry Movement in Kerala. National Seminar on Media and Society, Solapur University

  • K, S. Mochish. 2013. Land Struggles and the print media in Kerala: A Historical Analysis at the MA/Ph.D. Colloquium in the Department of Anthropology, University of Munster, Germany

  • K, S. Mochish. Politics and the Print Media: A Historical Analysis of the Communist Movement in Kerala. International Conference on People, Politics and Media, Lake City Jagaran University, Bhopal 

  • K, S. Mochish. Malayalam Language Press and Public Action in Kerala: A Historical Analysis from 1923 to 1965.  International Conference on Culture, arts and socio-political movements in south Asia: Comparative perspectives. Jaipur, Rajasthan

  •  Iyer, Sanviti. and Mochish KS. 2021. Pandemic, Politics and the Safety of Journalists in the Global South: Case of COVID-19 Reporting in India. 7th International Conference of the Safety of Journalists organized by the Research group MEKK. OsloMet University, Oslo