Dr. Faisal K.P

    Ph.D (Sociology), M.Phil (Sociology), M.A (Sociology), B.A (Sociology)


    Assistant Professor


    Sociology of religion and culture, Social Exclusion and Marginalised Sections, Sociology of Media, Sociology of Law


    Q-4, AMU MC, Cherukara, Perinthalmanna, 679340





Dr. Faisal K.P is working as Director (officiating) of AMU Centre, Malappuram. He has been working in the Department of Law as Assistant Professor (Sociology) since the inception of the Centre. Before joining the Centre, he taught sociology in the department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, Delhi, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Hamdard University, New Delhi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has received his doctoral degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from Centre for Study of Social System. He was selected for Multinational Institute of American Studies (MIAS fellowship) and completed the course on U.S. Culture and Society at New York University in 2017. He has presented at various national/international seminars and published articles in journals and books. His research works engage with the contemporary sociological and anthropological theories of religion and culture. His ares of interests includes sociology of education, law and society in India, marginalization and inclusive policies. Apart from his academic activities, Dr. Faisal has been associated with several professional bodies and voluntary organizations committed to research works and social action.

  1. Publication
    â?¢ Geography of Muslim Cultures, Journal of Henry Martin Institute, Hyderabad, India, 2014. â?¢ â??Between Politics of democracy and Spirit of Islamism: Probing the quest for restructuring Muslim worldâ?? Rajeesh Kumar and Nawas Nizar (eds.), Islam, Islamist Movements and Democracy in the Middle East, Global Vision Publishing House: New Delhi, 2012 â?¢ â??Social Exclusion and Marginalisation of Muslims in Indiaâ?? in Saxena Ashish (ed.), Subaltern and the Social Justice, New Delhi: Rawat Publication, 2012. â?¢ â??Academic Crisis in the Third World Countriesâ??, an interview with sociologist Sayed Farid Al-Attas, in Shahid Thiruvallur (edt.), Towards a Positive Future, Calicut: MSF Souvenir Committee, 2012. â?¢ Age at Marriage Controversy: Some Sociological Facts, in Sathyadhara fortnightly, November, 2013. â?¢ â??Integrating the Secular and the Religious: theory and practice In Muslim Education in Keralaâ??, in Moin Malayamma (edt.), Question of integration in Muslim Education, Kasaragod: MIC; 2012. â?¢ The Prospects of Restructuring Islamic Education in Kerala in the Special Issue of Sathydhara (Malayalam fortnightly) on â??50 years of Religious Education in Keralaâ??, December, 2012. â?¢ Islamic Reformism in Kerala: The Lacuna in the Readings in Thelitcham Monthly, December, 2012. â?¢ The Calls for â??Communal Equityâ??: A Kerala Model of Social Exclusion, Sathyadhara fortnightly, April, 2012 â?¢ â??Renegotiating Modernisation Discourses in Minority Education in Indiaâ?? in Dr Abdul Waheed edited, Minority Education In India: Issues of Access, Equity and Inclusion, New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2010 â?¢ â??The Mahallu System: The social problems of leadership changeâ?? in Shahid, Shareef, ( Kerala Musliminte Nattumuttam, Calicut: Al-Ihsan Publishing Bureau, 2012. â?¢ â??Media and Marginalised Peopleâ?? in Dr. Md. Firoz and Dr. Srirang Jha edited Media and Media and Society: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities (under publication) â?¢ Dynamics of Islamic Tradition: Approaching Muslim Societies, Journal of Islam and Muslim Societies, Lucknow, April, 2010. â?¢ Modernity, Religion and Muslim Society: A sociological Analysis of Islamist Discourses in Contemporary Muslim World (accepted), Islam and Modern Age, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi â?¢ Media and Question of Empowerment: Representation of Dalits and Minorities in Indian Media, Journal of Quest for Justice, published by Dr. Ambedkar Chair, AMU, Aligarh (submitted) â?¢ Edited silver jubilee publication of Darul Huda Islamic University, titled, Matha Vidhyabhyasam: Kalam, Desham, Shamskaram (Religious Education: Time, Space and Culture), Chemmad: DHIU, 2012. â?¢ Edited special annual issue of Thelitcham monthly on Globalisation and other challenges (Malayalam), 2001, DHIA publications, Chemmad, Kerala
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