Banerjee, Mukulika

Dr Mukulika Banerjee  


Position held

Associate Professor (Reader)


Experience keywords:

democracy; elections; politics; popular perceptions of democracy; public culture

Countries and regions to which research relates:

India; Pakistan; South Asia


Bengali [Spoken: Fluent, Written: N/A]; Hindi [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Urdu [Spoken: Fluent, Written: N/A]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7213



Banerjee, Mukulika and Bhalla, Surajit and Desai, Meghnad and Ghatak, Maitreesh (2017) 2017 Legislative Assembly election results: experts react South Asia @ LSE (12 Mar 2017) blog


Banerjee, Mukulika (2014) Debating “Why India Votes?” at the House of Lords South Asia @ LSE blog (4 Jul 2014) Blog entry


Banerjee, Mukulika (2012) India: the next superpower?: democracy IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR010. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.


Banerjee, Mukulika (2011) Elections as communitas Social Research, 78 (1). 75-98. ISSN 0037-783X


Banerjee, Mukulika (2010) Leadership and political work In: Price, Pamela and Ruud, Arild Engelsen , (eds.) Power and Influence in India: Bosses, Lords and Captains. Exploring the political in South Asia. Routledge India, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9780415585958

Banerjee, Mukulika (2010) A left front election In: Heath, Anthony and Jeffery, Roger, (eds.) Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches. Proceedings of the British Academy (159). OUP/ British Academy, Oxford, UK, 243-266. ISBN 9780197264515


Banerjee, Mukulika, ed (2008) Muslim portraits: everyday lives in India Yoda Press, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9788190618625

Banerjee, Mukulika (2008) Democracy, sacred and everyday: an ethnographic case from India In: Paley, Julia, (ed.) Democracy: Anthropological Approaches. Advanced seminar. School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, NM, USA, 63-96. ISBN 9781934691076

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