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Shalinder Carter

Shalinder Carter

Politics and religion

Subaltern studies


Gender and caste

Feminist theology

Liberation theology


Shalinder graduated with a first class BA (Hons) in Theology and Religious studies with Human Rights from Roehampton University. Using interdisciplinary approaches (political, socio-anthropological, and historical) she studies dalits and the caste system and has a particular focus on dalit feminist theology. 

Other research interests include South Asian diaspora, 19th century and post-colonial Indian feminism, and black theologies.

Subject area and speciality

Religious Studies specialists:

M.Phil. student: Study of World Religions


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