PhD candidate at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Tirupati
Mr. Srikanth Nayaka is a PhD candidate at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Tirupati. For his doctoral research, he is examining the emerging digital media practices and rural video cultures in South India.
Mr. Srikanth Nayaka completed his MPhil in media studies from the Centre for Media Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has a master’s degree in media and communication from the University of Hyderabad, and a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and journalism from the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He has participated in several national and international conferences and presented his research papers at the University of Oregon, Eugene, USA and Moscow State University, Russia. In 2019, he was awarded a travel grant from the IAMCR to present his paper “Mapping the Circuit of Culture: A Study of Regional Digital Mediascape in India” at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.