Dr Sanjukta Ghosh

Heritage Consultant

Dr Sanjukta Ghosh is Artistic Director of SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) University of London and Convenor of SSAI Sanglaap Art and Culture Series. She has produced several public events (>40 programs archived) related to languages, cultural representations, literature, and media.

She is a multi-award-winning researcher with a Commonwealth Scholarship-funded (ACU) doctorate in modern history from the SOAS Department of History, Religion and Philosophy where she has been a Senior Teaching Fellow. As the Language Lead of SOAS decolonisation group, she recently produced the diaspora community arts on Mushaira, and Multi-Lingual Culture at SOAS Festival of Ideas; digital creatives (>30 recorded lockdown digital sessions) connecting diaspora to the South Asian context of emergency fundraising.

She served as the coordinator of 14 South Asian and European INGO’s interventions against caste-based discrimination. In the course of her work, she received a citizen’s award from Jharkhand for social and educational work among Dalits.

She is a consultant to several high profile educational projects: the AHRC funded project on Indian Diaspora, member of the International Students Mental Health project at SOAS; UKRI-GCRF Collective Programme, historical FILM 4 Production on Azaar (Grammy-nominated) by Back That Limited, London, Strategic Advisor OCHD, consultant to local government and faith forums. She is a research network member of ESSHC; Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society (UK&Ireland), SADF (Brussels), London/UK Coordinator for SPICMACAY, General Secretary of Srajan the Spark UK. She has several printed/web-based peer-reviewed publications and curated works that have received national and international media coverage.