Tel.: +49 (0)69 798 33043
E-Mail: Prateek (at)
Office hours: Through appointment via E-mail    

Room: IG 0.451 (UG)

Research Project

NoJoke – Humour as an Epistemic Practice of the Political Present (funded by the ERC)

About the person
Prateek is working as a researcher in the No Joke project. Their work focuses on exploring multiple aspects of humour and queerness in India. Prateek has been working with women collectives in India for over 7 years largely around the themes of collective action, ecology and gender and labour. They intend to use participatory methodologies in a way that it decenters the oral as a way of communication and explores body as a site of knowledge. 

Research Interest

  • Feminist and Queer Studies
  • Desire und Performance
  • Indigenous food cultures
  • Collaborative research methodologies


2024(Forthcoming) The leftovers, The repackaged: Conversations between masculinities. In I. Dey (Ed.) Gender and Food Technology in South Asia. Stree Samya: Delhi.
2023Kaur, G., Prateek, & Pawar, S. Feminist collaboration (s) and affect: Work with pastoral women. Asian Journal of Women's Studies, 29(3), 413-425.
2020Politics and the Beyond: Communication in Transformative Praxis. In R. Gopalan. (Ed.), Deleuzian and Guattarian Approaches to Contemporary Communication Cultures in India. Springer: Singapore.