Mouli Banerjee, M.A.

Assistant Communications

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 44
47059 Duisburg

Phone: +49 (0)203 379-5230
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276


Since 08/2018

United Nations Volunteers, UN Head Quarters, Bonn

External Relations and Communications Section

Communications Intern

2017 - 2018

University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg

MA in Development and Governance

Thesis: ‘Democracy and its Defence Mechanisms: "Militant Democracy" in Germany and India’

2016 - 2017

Centre for Equity Studies, New Delhi


2015 - 2016

Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi

PG Diplom. Conflict Transformation and Peace Building

Thesis: ‘En-Gendering Human Security in India: Plugging Legal Loopholes with Effective Policymaking’

2014 - 2015

PRS Legislative Research, Office of Member of Parliament,Delhi

Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament (LAMP) Fellow

2012 - 2014

St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi

MA in English Literature

2009 - 2012

Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Universitý of Delhi

BA (Hons) in English Literature


DAAD Helmut Schmidt Programme: Masters Scholarship for Public Policy and Good Governance

Research Interests

  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Media and Politics
  • Political Narratives
  • Politics and Gender
  • Constitutional narratives in democracies
  • South Asian Politics
  • Religion and Politics

Selected Publications

Banerjee, Mouli (2018): ‘Pathways of Political Narratives: Populist Rhetoric, the Supreme Court and the (Im)balance of Power’, in:VRÜ Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, VRÜ, Jahrgang 51 (2018), Heft 3, Seite 352 - 366, ISSN print: 0506-7286, ISSN online: 0506-7286,

Banerjee, Mouli (2016) : ‘Households as Workspaces:Towards the Safety of Women Domestic Workers in India’, in: Gender Violence Research and Information Taskforce at Prajnya Initiatives,Chennai, available online.

Banerjee, Mouli (2014): ‘Gender Violence:The Health Impact – Child Marriage as Gender Violence: Social & Health Consequences’, in Grit Journal at Prajnya Initiatives, Chennai, available online.

Seminars and Conferences

‘The Many-Headed Demon: Rhetoric and The Multiple Personas of the Political Woman in South Asia’, paper presented at the Bandung Spirit “Rise of Asia in Global History and Perspective’ Conference, at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Université Le Havre, France (March 13-16, 2018), Conference Report available online.