Professor Ramaswami   Harindranath
Professor

Professor Ramaswami Harindranath

PhD

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

Ramaswami Harindranath (Hari) received his PhD in Mass Communications at the University of Leicester, UK. He has taught in several universities in the UK, India, Malaysia, and Australia, has held visiting fellowships at Helsinki, Oxford, London (SOAS), and Brown universities, and has given invited lectures in China, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, the UK, and the United States.

Hari’s main areas of research interest include global media, economy and cultures; postcoloniality and decoloniality; online documentaries and audiences; South Asian media cultures; digital technologies and socio-cultural change; mobility, multiculturalism and citizenship; diasporic and transnational cultural formations; and ‘race’, class and representation. He has worked on projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), the Australian Research Council, and Marsden (New Zealand). Hari’s major publications include Approaches to Audiences (1998), The ‘Crash’ Controversy (2001), Perspectives on Global Cultures (2006), Transnational Lives & the Media (2007), Audience-Citizens (2009), and Studying Digital Media Audiences (2017). He is currently completing a manuscript entitled Southern Discomfort, which re-assesses the concept and politics of the Global South.

He is one of the editors of the journal Postcolonial Studies, and is on the Advisory Board of the journal Nordicom Review and the Anthem book series, Citizenship and National Identities.

Hari has a long track record of successfully supervising local and international PhD candidates as well as Masters by Research and Honours students completing theses on a wide range of topics in media and cultural studies.

Phone
+61 2 9385 6674
Location
222, Level 2 Robert Webster

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2019, 'Veils of prejudice: race and class in the current conjuncture', in Overell R; Nicholls B (ed.), Post-truth and the mediation of reality: new conjunctures, Palgrave, Otago, pp. 131 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25670-8
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2019, 'Veils of prejudice: Race and class in the current conjuncture', in Post-Truth and the Mediation of Reality: New Conjunctures, pp. 131 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25670-8_7
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Zappavigna M, 2017, 'Ambient liveness: Searchable audiences and second screens', in Hight C; Harindranath R (ed.), Studying Digital Media Audiences: Perspectives from Australasia, Routledge, London, pp. 150 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315402062
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2017, 'National identity, multicultural arts, and intercultural communication', in Bo S; Xinya L (ed.), National Image and Intercultural Communication, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing, pp. 33 - 43
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2017, 'Malign images, malevolent networks: social media, extremist violence, and public anxieties', in Martellozzo E; Jane E (ed.), Cybercrime and its victims, edn. Routledge Studies in Crime and Society, Routledge, pp. 148 - 164, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000436064500010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Hight C; Harindranath R, 2017, 'Introduction: studying digital media audiences', in Hight C; Harindranath R (ed.), Studying Digital Media Audiences Perspectives from Australasia, Taylor & Francis, pp. 1 - 9
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    2017, 'Studying Digital Media Audiences Introduction', in Hight C; Harindranath R (ed.), STUDYING DIGITAL MEDIA AUDIENCES: PERSPECTIVES FROM AUSTRALASIA, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 1 - 8, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000423748900001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2017, 'Social Media, Radicalization and Extremist Violence Challenges for Research', in Hight C; Harindranath R (ed.), Studying Digital Media Audiences: Perspectives from Australasia, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 60 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315402062
    Edited Books | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Hight C; Harindranath R, (ed.), 2017, Studying Digital Media Audiences: Perspectives from Australasia, Routledge Series in New Media and Cyberculture, Routledge, New York
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2015, 'Transnational subalterns, media discourse and cultural conflict: an examination of the politics of global refugees and national sovereignty', in Shan Bo ; Jun Xiao (ed.), Cultural Conflicts and Intercultural Communication, Social Science Academic Press (China), pp. 116 - 126
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2014, 'Counterterrorism as contested terrain: Performative contradictions and “autoimmune disorder”', in Arguing Counterterrorism: New Perspectives, pp. 181 - 198, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203082454-19
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2012, 'Post-colonial interventions on Media, Audiences, and National Politics', in Volkmer I (ed.), The Handbook of Global Media Research, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, pp. 381 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118255278.ch22
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2011, 'Power-geometry: milieu, mobility and justice', in Hage G; Kowal E (ed.), Force, Movement, Intensity: The Newtonian Imagination in the Humanities and Social Sciences, edn. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 93 - 102
    Books | 2009
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2009, Audience-citizens: The media, public knowledge and interpretive practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9788132108337
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Bailey OG, 2007, 'Transnational Identities and the Media', in Bailey OG; Georgiou M; Harindranath R (ed.), TRANSNATIONAL LIVES AND THE MEDIA: RE-IMAGINING DIASPORA, PALGRAVE, pp. 212 - 230, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282363200012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Haridranath R, 2007, 'Refugee Communities and the Politics of Cultural Identity', in Bailey OG; Georgiou M; Harindranath R (ed.), TRANSNATIONAL LIVES AND THE MEDIA: RE-IMAGINING DIASPORA, PALGRAVE, pp. 133 - 148, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282363200008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Books | 2007
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Bailey O; Georgiou M, 2007, Transnational Lives and the Media; Reimagining Diaspora, Harindranath R, (ed.), Palgrave, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230591905
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Bailey O; Georgiou M, 2007, 'Explorations of diaspora in the context of media culture', in Bailey O; Georgiou M; Harindranath R (ed.), Transnational Lives and the Media: Reimagining Diaspora, Palgrave, London
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2007, 'Refugee communities and the cultural politics of identity.', in Bailey O; Georgiou M; Harindranath R (ed.), Transnational Lives and the Media: Reimagining Diaspora, Palgrave, London
    Books | 2006
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2006, Perspectives on Global Cultures, Open University Press, Buckingham and New York
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Guedes-Bailey O, 2005, 'Racialised “othering”: the representation of asylum seekers in news media', in Allan S (ed.), Journalism: Critical Issues, Open University Press, Buckingham and New York, pp. 274 - 286
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2005, 'Analysing global media: the “third world”, “nationalism” and “imperialism”', in Shan B; Shi Y (ed.), Intercultural Communication, Wuhan University Press, Wuhan, pp. 125 - 130
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2004, 'Battling over “truth”: the Iraq war, the media, and citizenship', in Biressi A; Nunn H (ed.), Media Wars, Lawrence and Wishart, London, pp. 33 - 43
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2003, 'Reviving “cultural imperialism”: international audiences, local elite, and global media', in Parks L; Kumar S (ed.), Planet TV, New York University Press, New York, pp. 155 - 168
    Book Chapters | 2002
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2002, 'Software industry, religious fundamentalism and new social movements in India: aspects of globalisation?', in Pendakur M; Harris R (ed.), Citizenship and Participation in the Information Age, Garamond Press, Ontario, pp. 56 - 64, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000183728400004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Books | 2001
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Barker M; Arthurs J, 2001, The 'Crash' Controversy: Censorship Campaigns and Film Reception, Wallflower Press, London and New York
    Book Chapters | 2001
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2001, '”Out there” and “in here” – the global-local dialectic', in Fleming D (ed.), Formations: 21st Century Media Studies, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 151 - 168
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2000, 'Ethnicity, national culture(s), and the interpretation of television', in Cottle S (ed.), Ethnic Minorities and the Media: Changing Cultural Boundaries, Open University Press, Buckingham, pp. 149 - 163
    Books | 1998
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Dickinson R; Linne O; Harindranath R, 1998, Approaches to Audiences, Harindranath R, (ed.), Arnold, London
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Dickinson R; Linne O, 1998, 'Approaching audience studies', in Dickinson R; Linne O; Harindranath R (ed.), Approaches to Audiences, Arnold, London
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 1998, 'Documentary meanings and interpretive contexts: observations on Indian “repertoires”', in Dickinson R; Linne O; Harindranath R (ed.), Approaches to Audiences, Arnold, London, pp. 283 - 297
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Cruz EG; Harindranath R, 2020, 'WhatsApp as 'technology of life': Reframing research agendas', First Monday, vol. 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v25i12.10405
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2020, 'Examining 'mobile' and 'rooted' global south: race, voice and visibility in communication', Intercultural Communication Studies (kuawenhua chuanbo yanjiu), pp. 62 - 74
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2018, 'Veridicality and the truth claims of the documentary in the post-truth era: rethinking audiences' 'horizon of representations'', Participations: journal of audience and reception studies, http://www.participations.org/Volume%2015/Issue%201/contents.htm
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2017, 'Unsettling India: affect, temporality, transnationality', ASIAN STUDIES REVIEW, vol. 41, pp. 328 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357823.2016.1253419
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Hight C; Harindranath R, 2014, 'Editorial: Documentary as sense-making', Studies in Documentary Film, vol. 8, pp. 177 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17503280.2014.964950
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2014, 'Online crowd-sourced documentary and the politics of veridicality and authority', Studies in Documentary Film, vol. 8, pp. 179 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17503280.2014.964946
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2014, 'The view from the global south: An introduction', Postcolonial Studies, vol. 17, pp. 109 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13688790.2014.966412
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Khorana S, 2014, 'Civil society movements and the twittering classes in the postcolony: An indian case study', South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies, vol. 37, pp. 60 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00856401.2012.744285
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2014, ''The Indian public sphere: histories, contradictions and challenges'', Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, vol. No.152, pp. 168 - 176, http://www.uq.edu.au/mia/2014-issues#152
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2012, 'Consuming lifestyles: Local television, neo-liberalism and divergent social imaginaries in India', Studies in South Asian Film & Media, vol. 4, pp. 81 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/safm.4.1.81_1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2012, 'Diasporas in the New Media Age: Identity, Politics, and Community', CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY-A JOURNAL OF REVIEWS, vol. 41, pp. 59 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0094306111430635b
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2011, 'Performing terror, anti-terror, and public affect: towards an analytical framework', Continuum : Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, vol. 25, pp. 141 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2011.554973
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2011, 'Performing terror, anti-terror, and public affect: Towards an analytical framework (vol 25, pg 141, 2011)', CONTINUUM-JOURNAL OF MEDIA & CULTURAL STUDIES, vol. 25, pp. 459 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2011.589107
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Tebbutt J; Harindranath R, 2011, 'A decade on: New approaches to media and security', Continuum, vol. 25, pp. i - iii, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2011.583397
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2011, 'Audiencias y ciudadania en India', Infoamerica : Iberoamerican Communication Review, vol. 6, pp. 61 - 74, http://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=4276289
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2009, 'Translating Tradition: The Poetics and Politics of Diasporic Media', SOCIOLOGY COMPASS, vol. 3, pp. 899 - 910, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-9020.2009.00240.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2009, 'Mediated terrorism and democracy in India', South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies, vol. 32, pp. 518 - 532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00856400903374376
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Cash J; Harindranath R; Hughes R, 2009, 'Editorial', POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES, vol. 12, pp. 3 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13688790802657435
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2007, 'Spectacular conflicts, naked empires and the colonisation of social life.', New Formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; Guedes-Bailey O, 2006, 'Ethnic minorities, cultural differences, and the cultural politics of communication.', International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, vol. 2, pp. 299 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/macp.2.3.299/1
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R; O'Neill M, 2006, 'Theorising narratives of exile and belonging: the importance of biography and ethno-mimesis in 'understanding' asylum.', Qualitative Sociology Review
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2006, 'Audiences, public knowledge and citizenship in democratic states: preliminary thoughts on a conceptual framework.', Participations: journal of audience and reception studies
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2006, 'International audience research: continuing concerns and novel developments', Participations: journal of audience and reception studies
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2005, 'Ethnicity and cultural difference: some thematic and political issues on global audience research.', Participations: journal of audience and reception studies
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2000, 'Theorising protest: the significance of social movements to metropolitan theory.', Thamyris
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2000, 'Virtual nationalism: diaspora, deterritorialisation, and 'Tamilnation.org'.', Tripodos
  • Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2017, 'Peripheral voices, marginal lives: representation, subalternity, and proximate suffering', in Martin F (ed.), Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communications Association Conference 2017 - Communication Worlds: Access, Voice, Diversity, Engagement, The Australian New Zealand Communications Association Conference, Sydney University, presented at The Australian New Zealand Communications Association Conference, Sydney University, 04 July 2017 - 07 July 2017, http://www.anzca.net/conferences/past-conferences/2017-conf/p2.html
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2016, 'Multiculturalism, interculturalism, and communication: negotiating diversity and complexity', in McIntyre P; Fulton J (ed.), Refereed Proceedings of the Australia New Zealand Communication Association Conference:Creating Space in the Fifth Estate, Australia New Zealand Communications Association Conference: Creating Space in the Fifth Estate, University of Newcastle, presented at Australia New Zealand Communications Association Conference: Creating Space in the Fifth Estate, University of Newcastle, 06 July 2016 - 08 July 2016, http://www.anzca.net/conferences/past-conferences/conf-2016-p1.html
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Professor Ramaswami Harindranath
    Harindranath R, 2009, 'Media audiences, public knowledge, and democracy: an Indian example', in Flew T (ed.), Communication, Creativity and Global Citizenship: Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communications Association Annual Conference, Australia New Zealand Communications Association Conference, Brisbane, presented at Australia New Zealand Communications Association Conference, Brisbane, 08 July 2009 - 10 July 2009

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