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 (2015) LSE South Asia Centre to launch 1st June South Asia @ LSE (28 May 2015) blog

Banerjee, Mukulika and Gandhi, Gopalkrishna (2015) “Britain celebrates Gandhi today because while oppose he did, he opposed it in a cause that Britain now sees was just” South Asia @ LSE (20 Mar 2015) blog

Banerjee, Mukulika (2015) Modi bowled them over, but they are fans and not citizens South Asia @ LSE (18 Nov 2015) blog

Banerjee, Mukulika (2015) What the “Common Man Party” victory in Delhi means for politics everywhere South Asia @ LSE (11 Feb 2015) blog

Banerjee, Mukulika (2015) “An examination of Indira Gandhi’s second term of office offers an urgent history lesson – we need to study it to understand the present” South Asia @ LSE (25 Apr 2015) blog

Banerjee, Mukulika (2015) Gandhi and Frontier Gandhi South Asia @ LSE (31 Jan 2015) blog


Banerjee, Mukulika and Bose, Sumantra (2014) What can other democracies learn from India? E-debate with LSE academics South Asia @ LSE (9 Apr 2014) blog

Banerjee, Mukulika and Bose, Sumantra (2014) Spotlight on India’s Lok Sabha elections: why do Indians vote? South Asia @ LSE (7 Apr 2014) blog

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


Banerjee, Mukulika (2013) Cricket and the rise of modern India South Asia @ LSE (22 May 2013) blog


Banerjee, Mukulika (2012) New research project: explaining electoral change in urban and rural India (EECURI) South Asia @ LSE (27 Jul 2012) blog

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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