Dr. Anindita Datta is Associate Professor at the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
Her research interests are in the area of Feminist Geography, Conceptual traditions in Geography, and Social Geography in India. She is particularly interested in visibilizing indigenous feminisms, re- orienting gender studies to Asian contexts, examining the praxis of everyday life over everyday spaces and in issues of gendered and epistemic violence.
Anindita is a member of the Steering Committee, IGU Commission on Gender and Geography and has served as Member, international editorial board for Gender, Place and Culture. She has also been invited as visiting faculty to the Dept. Of Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden under the Linnaeus Palme programme, has held on Erasmus Mundus fellowship and been invited to deliver talks and keynotes at the Royal Geographical Society and Institute of British Geographers, UK, NTNU Norway, University of Bordeaux, France, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, NIAS and University of Copenhagen, Denmark, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, Nara Women’s University, Japan among others.
She has no contradictions in her role as mother of three active children and hands on feminist geographer.