Benson Rajan

Benson Rajan is an Assistant Professor at Christ University Bangalore, Department of Media Studies. He holds a degree in Fellowship Program in Management (Communication) from Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad, a Masters degree in Media Governance from Jamia Millia Islamia and a Bachelors in Sociology (Hons) from Delhi University. His research interests includes the study of Sufi Music in India, human-computer interactions, digital religion and affective communications in urban environments, gender studies, semiotics methodology, and social media’s role in mental health issues.


Benson Rajan examines women’s position in Sufism and more specifically in Qawwali performances. Are sites of contestation for female performers opening up?


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