Subarna De

an environmental social scientist
exploring social, cultural and
environmental transformations 


“Routes to Roots: Ceremonial Walking and Bioregionalism in Kodagu, India.” International Society for the Sociology of Religion, Taipei, Taiwan, July 4-7, 2023.

“Being Human: Anthropocene Ecologies of Kodagu, India.” Venice International University, Venice, Italy, June 9-11, 2022.

“Kodagu Walking Trails and Indigenous Ecologies: A Bioregional History.” Walking Trails and Heritage. Malmö University, Sweden, April 14-16, 2021.

“Past Matters: Towards an Alternative Ecological Lifeway in the Anthropocene.” Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene Age. Cappadocia University, Turkey, March 7-9, 2019.

“Understanding “Rust”: A Bioregional Reading of Kailpodu.” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference. Wayne State University, Michigan, USA, June 20-24, 2017.

“Linguistic Sign and Bioregional Living: Can the Two Worlds Meet?” Sign and the World: Implications for Ecocriticism. Central University of Tamil Nadu, India and OSLE-India, September 1-2, 2015.

“Interrogating the Developmental Impact on “House, Cows and Land”: Reading Rajam Krishnan’s When the Kurinji Blooms.” Trends and Themes in Contemporary Indian Novel in English. Central University of Tamil Nadu, India, April 3-4, 2015.

“Questioning Development: Studying the Traditional Badaga Practice of Living-in-Place.” Towards Ecocultural Ethics: Recent Trends and Future Directions. ASLE- USA and BITS Pilani, Goa, India, October 9-11, 2014.

“Dwelling in the Land: An Eco-critical Reading of Select Stories from Coorg.” International Conference on Indian Writing in English: Current Critical Approaches. Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, India, March 15, 2014.