||P.C. Joshi (M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D)
Area of Interest
- Medical Anthropology
- Qualitative Research
- Public Health
Disaster Impact Assessment Tools
- Anthropology and Mountain Communities
Prof. P. C. Joshi is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Delhi. He was the head of Department of Anthropology,
University of Delhi before becoming the PVC of University of Delhi in June 2020.
He has also served as head of the Department of Anthropology in various institutions.
He was nominated Asia Coordinator of the European Union
6th Framework Microdis Integrated Project, 2007 and was a delegate of the European Union to Poznan, Poland in United Nations
Framework Climate Change Conference in 2008. Prof. P. C. Joshi is recipient of the Indira Priyadarshini Vriksha Mitra National
Award as Friends of Trees founder member, 1987 and the Inter-University Centre Associateship Award in Humanities and Social Sciences,
1996-1999, Certificate of Honour at the First France-India Meet on Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 2007, Plaque of
Appreciation from Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, 2008,
and Certificate of Appreciation on his research on disaster impacts in Asia and Europe by Faculty of Public Health, University of
Indonesia in 2009, among other honours and distinctions.
He is the current UGC SAP Advisory Committee Member for the SV University, Tirupati and Karnataka University Dharwad.
He has been recently nominated as the Task Force Member, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He has organized Fifteen
Conferences included one in the University of Hue, Vietnam in the year 2010. He is the current president of the Society for Indian
Medical Anthropology, Mysore and Executive Member of the Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, Lucknow. His scientific publications
are in the fields of Medical Anthropology, Traditional Medicines, Shamanism, Impact of Disasters, Life Style Diseases and Antibiotic
Resistance. Prof. Joshi retired from the Department in May 2021.
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