Wine, Cheese, and Conversation with European Teaching Award recipient
To CEU Doctoral Students:
"Wine, Cheese, and Conversation" at the CTL
Dr. SHAKUNTALA BANAJI
lecturer and programme director of the Master's in Media, Communication and Development in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
recipient of the fourth annual
European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Dr. Banaji is looking forward to meeting with CEU doctoral students to share information, questions, and insights about teaching. Please come and take part in this special informal gathering at the CTL to discuss teaching in higher education and other early-career issues with an award-winning teacher and distinguished scholar from the London School of Economics.
Banaji earned her PhD in Media and Communications from the Institute of Education, University of London, she has also received two teaching excellence awards at LSE, in 2011 and 2015 and a Major Review Teaching Prize in 2013. Her teaching and research interests include issues of children, young people and active citizenship, international media and the global south, and media and sociopolitical change. Committed to meaningful use of technology in support of student learning, Banaji often incorporates media in her teaching – from radio programs and blogs to films and documentaries. Banaji is currently the project director for the UK team for a cross-national EC Horizon 2020 project "CATCHEYoU – Young People's Active Citizenship" starting in 2015.