Dr. Richa Shukla Assistant Professor
School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management

Research Interests

 Feminist Philosophy, Feminist Phenomenology, Film Studies, Public Philosophy, Continental Philosophy and Post Colonialism.

Contact Details

  • richashukla@iitbbs.ac.in

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 Degree Discipline Year School
  PhD Philosophy 2019 Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  Mphil Philosophy 2014 Jawaharlal Nehru University


 Dr Richa Shukla is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Humanities, Social Sciences and Management, IIT Bhubaneswar. Her PhD thesis was titled as Dialogues in Silence: A Feminist Study of Mourning, Shame and Vulnerability in the Indian domain. She is the co- founder of Collective for Women Philosophers in India.https://www.cwpiindia.com/.
She is also a certified Philosophical Counselor at the American Philosophical Association( APPA). She writes regularly for Digital Media as well. 


 Gender and Philosophy.
Film and Philosophy.
Asian Philosophy.
Popular Culture and Philosophy.


 Gender, Public Space and Safety in Delhi. Project of Brown University. Worked as a Reserach Coordinator.

Recent Publications (International Journals)

1• Feminism in India (2021). Titled: “How Strangers Came Together during Pandemic”. https://feminisminindia.com/2021/03/22/the-strange-strangers-and-the-pandemic/
2Teaching in the Age of COVID-19, A New Normal: SPRINGER. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42438-022-00332-1
3Philosophy of ONLINE TEACHING: SPRINGER. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42438-020-00169-6
4Diary of a Philosophy Student, Cambridge, Hypatia University Press. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/hypatia/article/diary-of-a-philosophy-student-volume-1-192627-and-volume-2-192929-simone-de-beauvoir-author-barbara-klaw-sylvie-le-bon-de-beauvoir-and-margaret-a-simons-with-marybeth-timmermann-editors-urbana-university-of-illinois-press-isbn-9780252042546/709A87526DF78D134C60AD7C1481BADD
5Speech as Action. EPW. https://www.epw.in/journal/2020/49/postscript/speech-action.html
6Reading Hegel. JICPR SPRINGER. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40961-018-0138-x
7Reading Diaries of Beauvoir as a Philosophy Student. JICPR SPRINGER. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40961-016-0073-7

Recent Publications (National Journals)

1Feminism in India. Navigating Loneliness in the 30's. https://feminisminindia.com/2022/09/13/navigating-loneliness-in-the-30s-how-sahelis-help-with-the-alienation-of-urban-life/
2Feminism in India. How Gender Affects Sports.https://feminisminindia.com/2022/07/27/how-gender-affects-sports-and-mental-health-vulnerability-and-social-structures/
3• The Quint (2020). Titled: “Existentialism in the Contemporary Times”. https://www.thequint.com/voices/blogs/jean-paul-sartre-french-philosopher-existentialism-humanism-bad-faith-relevance-of-his-work
4• The Telegraph (2020). Titled: “How Ideas Are Born through Research”. https://www.telegraphindia.com/opinion/how-ideas-are-born-through-research/cid/1797955
5• Feminism in India (2020). Titled: “Because Bollywood Asked for It, Our Feminist Critique”. https://feminisminindia.com/2020/09/21/beyonce-sharma-jaayegi-bollywood-song-feminist-critique/
6• The Quint (2021). Titled: “Pandemic and the Eternal Wait: How COVID Changed Our Idea of Home?” https://www.thequint.com/amp/story/voices/blogs/home-and-waiting-during-covid-pandemic?fbclid=IwAR0LsEGN9-5n2QPT5Z6byKwXmud4M0PP68ioVYfxtcB7vxtk_BVuZRDTOPg
7• The Quint (2021). Titled: “Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic: How Are You Is a Difficult Question to Ask”. https://www.thequint.com/voices/blogs/amid-covid-19-pandemic-how-are-you-is-a-difficult-question?fbclid=IwAR2IGt-yKVF16pBqruMH8d9_G5ixu2j4GiyJGnTMEL9CHFEJTcY-nFGjSLo#read-more
8• Feminism in India (2021). Titled: “The Ambiguity of Tribhanga Who Bears What We Decide for Ourselves”. https://feminisminindia.com/2021/02/19/ambiguity-tribhanga-who-bears-what-we-decide-for-ourselves/
9• Indian Journal of Projects Infrastructure. Titled: “The Role of Dissent in Energy Democracy”.
10• Feminism in India. Titled: “Deconstructing the Idea of a Modern Indian Women: Being vs Becoming”. (2021). https://feminisminindia.com/2021/10/19/deconstructing-the-idea-of-the-modern-indian-woman-being-versus-becoming/?fbclid=IwAR04Ur_gD1QOxuZa9gx8aMb_fMdzjpfdoTdNUqVams7ZLT_1kgMiGrjsZy
11• Feminism in India (2021). Titled: “Saying Goodbye to 2021, Mad Heart Cry but Don’t Break!” https://feminisminindia.com/2021/12/23/saying-goodbye-to-2021-mad-heart-cry-but-dont-break/?fbclid=IwAR04Ur_gD1QOxuZa9gx8aMb_fMdzjpfdoTdNUqVams7ZLT_1kgMiGrjsZy
12Feminism in India (2022). Titled: Modern Love Web Series. https://feminisminindia.com/2022/05/27/modern-love-web-series-what-does-modern-love-imply-for-a-contemporary-indian-woman/
13• Feminism in India (2022). Titled: Catharsis of Hope in April https://feminisminindia.com/2022/05/06/april-second-wave-covid-19-india/
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Professional Experience

 Assistant Professor of Philosophy, OP Jindal Global University. Jan 2020- October 2022.   Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Hindu Colege, Delhi University. July 2017- July 2019.   Reserach Coordinator, A reserach project by Brown University on Gender and Public space in Delhi. Jan- Feb 2015.

• Lecture at Advaita, Women’s Studies Centre, JMC. Titled: “Eco Feminism in Indian Sphere”

• Lecture at Samvalita Enterprises, titled: “Philosophy, Gender and Disability in India”

• Lecture at JGBS Pandemic Lecture Series (2020). Titled: “Mundaneness of Crisis and Vulnerability”.


• Speaker on the “Philosophy of Mental Health”. Organized by Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Delhi Mental Health Council

• Podcast with KREA University, on “Suppressed Voices in Philosophy”.


• Series of episodes with Richa Chadha (a gender expert) titled: “Demystifying Gender”. We will be doing 7 episodes together on how Feminist Philosophy helps in demystifying genders (March 2021–June 2021). Recordings available online, on IGTC (Instagram).

Speaker on the panel titled “Critical Reflections on Indian Democracy”. Organized by Pune University.

Invited to give a talk in Manoranjan Jha Memorial Lecture Series at The Department of Political Science, BHU. Titled: Gender Blender in Social Sciences.

Special lecture in BROWN BAG SERIES, JGBS. Titled: What Professor Public Philosophy Can Teach Us?

Gave a lecture as part of JGBS PANDEMIC SERIES. Titled Mundaneness of Crisis and Vulnerability.

Invited for a Lecture at Savitribai Phule University, Pune on Feminist Philosophy.

1.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4IpKypKs_o&feature=youtu.be


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