Prem Kumar Rajaram

Head of Unit
Co-Director of OLIve-UP

Contact information

Zrinyi u. 14
+36-1 327-3000 x2106

Prem Kumar Rajaram is CEU's Open Learning Initiative Unit Head and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.

In his research, Prem Kumar Rajaram is particularly interested in questions of marginality and depoliticization. His research has focused on the government of asylum-seekers, particularly those in detention in Europe and Australia, and on colonial histories of state making. He is particularly interested in the limits of politics, looking at individuals and groups excluded from political participation and seeing what their exclusion says about the nature of the political.


Ph.D. 2002 (International Relations), London School of Economics
M.A. 1994 (International Relations), Australian National University
B.A. (hons) 1993 (Politics), University of Hull, UK