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S. (Shivani) Kaul

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Photographer: Ariane Boillat

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15509
    1001 NA Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications


    • Kaul, S., & Gerber, J.-F. (2024). Degrowth and Psychoanalysis: From Transition to Transformation. In L. Eastwood, & K. Heron (Eds.), De Gruyter Handbook of Degrowth (pp. 339-359). (De Gruyter Handbooks in Business, Economics, and Finance). De Gruyter. [details]



    • Kaul, S. (2016). Body Image, Gender, and the Media: Probing the Experience of College Students in Bhutan. Sherub Doenme, 12(1), 5-14.


    • Kaul, S. (Author), Gerber, J-F. (Author), Calmon, D. (Author), Lamain, C. (Author), Kiggell, T. (Author), Van Woerden, W. (Author), Sekine, Y. (Author), & Morrow, O. (Author). (2021). Embodying degrowth by turning the movement inside out. Web publication or website, Devissues - International Institute of Social Studies.


    • Kaul, S. (2014). Blank Noise/Jasmeen Patheja. In S. Talengala, & S. Hapgood (Eds.), Mapping Gender: Bodies and Sexualities in Contemporary Art across the Global South (pp. 55-58)
    • Kaul, S. (2014). Maya Krishna Rao. In S. Hapgood, & S. Talengala (Eds.), Mapping Gender: Bodies and Sexualities in Contemporary Art across the Global South (pp. 59-64).
    • Xaviers, J., & Kaul, S. (2014). Who are we? In Mapping Gender: Bodies and Sexualities in Contemporary Art across the Global South (pp. 5-22).



    • Kaul, S. (2015). Finding Our Way Through Together: Learning from the Hum Kadam Education for Peace Initiative. Women in Security, Conflict Management, and Peace (WISCOMP).


    • Kaul, S. (2008). Early Childhood Education Policy Recommendations for Oklahoma.


    • Kaul, S., Wangmo, Y., Pelden, S., & Yangzom, D. (2021). Post-growth pandemic policy from the Himalayas?. Abstract from Metamorphoses of the Political Conference, New Delhi, India.


    • Kaul, S. (2019). Beyond collaboration: Engaging with the ethical, ecological and emotional entanglements of the ‘First 1000 Days of Life’ in Bhutan. Abstract from Society for Applied Anthropology Conference , Portland, United States.
    • Kaul, S. (2019). From ‘full moon faces' to ‘fit’: The socialization, aesthetics, and ethics of body norms among undergraduate women in Bhutan. Abstract from Society for Psychological Anthropology Biennial Meeting , Santa Ana Pueblo, United States.


    • Kaul, S. (2018). 'Lean' into power: Globalization, new media and changing female 'beauty regimes' in Bhutan. Abstract from Royal Anthropological Institute, SOAS, British Museum Conference, London, United Kingdom.
    • Kaul, S. (2018). Degrowth in Bhutan? A feminist ethnography of the Bhutanese transition to capitalist modernity. Abstract from 1st North-South Degrowth Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.


    • Kaul, S. (2017). Non-Western 'fat talk': Bhutanese college students negotiating class, gender and globalization. Poster session presented at Society for Psychological Anthropology Biennial Meeting, New Orleans, United States.

    Prize / grant

    • Kaul, S. (2019). Research Development Grant.

    Media appearance

    • Kaul, S. & Pommaret, F. (24-07-2020). Anthropology of Science in Bhutan [Television] Bhutan Broadcasting Service. Anthropology of Science in Bhutan.

    Journal editor

    • Kaul, S. (editor) (2010). The Journal of Community Informatics (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Kaul, S. (speaker) (9-5-2018). No more ‘full moon faces’: The anthropology of appearance and social change among young women in Bhutan, Radical Anthropology Group, London.
    • Kaul, S. (speaker) (18-10-2015). Visual Methods in the Social Sciences, United Nations Population Fund - Bhutan.


    • Kaul, S. (participant) (24-8-2021 - 28-8-2021). 8th International Degrowth Conference, The Hague (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Kaul, S. (other) (30-7-2014). An Invitation To Remember: The Lightning Testimonies Comes To India (other).
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