Souradip Pathak

Souradip Pathak is an institute Doctoral Researcher at the Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness, IIT Kharagpur, initially started working as Project-PhD fellow (and still associated with) in EqUIP project (An EU-ICSSR joint collaboration) titled ‘Towards A ‘Fluid’ Governance: Hydrosocial Analysis of Flood Paradigms and Management Practices in Rhone and Ganges Basins (India, France and Switzerland). His Doctoral work focuses on ‘Crafting interactive ‘fluid’ governance: Knowledge co-production through multi-stakeholder engagement, reflections from the Indian Sundarbans’ in the context of fishing communities. His area of research interest includes political ecology, human rights, environmental governance and sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Souradip’s role in this project includes designing, organising and facilitating field works, workshops and also contributing to the project deliverables. He will also contribute to coordinating the various actors, networks and sectors associated with the project as well as the other management aspects pertaining to the project.