Kaushik Basu

Dr Kaushik Basu

Dr T.N.Madan was elected a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland and was made Docteur Honoris Causa by the University of Paris X (Nanterre). He occupied the Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hyderabad. The Indian Sociological Society gave him the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. His most noted works are Family and Kinship among the Pandits of Rural Kashmir; Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India; Images of the World: Essays on Religion, Secularism, and Culture and Sociological Traditions: Methods and Perspectives in the Sociology of India.