Shruti Tambe



Savitribai Phule University, Pune (Maharashtra)



Shruti Tambe is currently working as Professor and Head at the Department of Sociology, Savitribai Phule University, Pune. She also serves as Director of the Euroculture Programme sponsored by Erasmus Mundus at the Savitribai Phule, Pune University, Pune.

Since 2000, she is an active member of the International Sociological Association and especially an active member of RC 47 and RC 32, at present, she is the Editor of the Newsletter of RC 47 and a member of their board. At the Regional Association level, she has served as a Member of the Managing Committee of the Marathi Samajshastra Parishad in Maharashtra, and she has also served as Editor, Marathi Samajshastra Sanshodhan Patrika for three years. She was on the editorial board of the Newsletter of the Indian Sociological Society. Shruti Tambe has been involved in a number of collaborative international research projects including one sponsored by SSHRC, Canada, and the other funded by Toyato Foundation, Japan. At present, she is working on a research project funded by ICSSR and an International Research project on the Health of Waste pickers with colleagues from Penn State University, U.S.A