Fatma Khan

Fatma Khan

PhD Researcher

Department of Media and Communications

English, Hindi, Urdu
Key Expertise
feminism; subjectivity; affect

About me


Fatma Khan is a PhD candidate in Media and Communications at the LSE. Her doctoral research explores how media and communicative practices are transforming everyday life in the context of contemporary India.

Fatma holds a B.A. (Hons) in English from the University of Delhi and an MSc in Media and Communications (with distinction) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Fatma's PhD research is fully supported by an LSE Studentship.

Supervisors: Professor Shakuntala Banaji and Dr Wendy Willems.

Expertise Details

postcolonial feminism; affect; reflexivity; qualitative methods of research



2020 - 2021

Media and Communication Governance (Department of Media and Communications, LSE)

Teaching assistant offering support with Moodle editing; reviewing slides; writing case studies; and working extensively with current MSc students and alumni in designing and editing a series of case studies for the course which were also published as blog posts for Media@LSE blog series Media Governance around the World.

Course convened by Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan.

Film Theory and World Cinema (Department of Media and Communications, LSE)

Teaching assistant co-teaching asynchronous zoom-in-the-classroom seminars; assisting with student queries; facilitating smaller group discussions; and helping manage seminar activities.

Course convened by Professor Shakuntala Banaji.

Technology and Justice (Department of Media and Communications, LSE)

Teaching assistant offering support with reviewing lecture and seminar plans; co-facilitating 'Ask Me Anything' sessions; managing and helping run seminars of summative assessment presentations; marking formative assessment and providing student feedback; and holding office hours with students.

Course convened by Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan.

Dissertation Officer (Department of Media and Communications, LSE)

Dissertation Officer providing theoretical and methodological advice and support to MSc students on research design, analysis and writing up of their dissertations through office hours and email.


Conference Presentations

Khan, F. M.; Williams, P; & Kamra, L. (2020). 'All Family Groups Have an Invisible Danger Sign': Negotiating Voice and Silence on WhatsApp Groups. In Anthropology and Geography Conference. Digital Futures and Democracy. London, UK. September 14-18 2020.

Khan, F. M. (2018). Access and Beyond: An Intersectional Approach to Women’s Everyday Experiences with ICTs. In Media, Communities, Cultures. Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Postgraduate Network Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK. July 5-6 2020.