Research

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)

Haythornthwaite, C., Kumar, P., Gruzd, A., Gilbert, S., Esteve Delle Valle, M., & Paulin, D. (2018). “Learning in the wild: coding for learning and practice on Reddit.” Learning, Media and Technology, (2018): 1-17.

Kumar, P. “Rerouting the Narrative: Mapping the Online Identity Politics of the Tamil and Palestinian Diaspora.Social Media + Society, (2018), 4 (1): 1-18.

Kumar, P. The Publicly Anonymous and the Dot-Com: An Exploration of Contemporary Sikh Blogging. In Representations of Interrnarrative Identity. Edited by Lori Way. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, (2015): 141-158.

Kumar, P. “Transnational Tamil Networks: Mapping Engagement Opportunities on the Web.Social Science Information 51 (4) (2012): 578-592.

Kumar, P. “Canada-US Border Security Pre and Post 9/11.” Potentia: Journal of International and Public Affairs (1) (2009): 105-115.

Conference Proceedings (Peer-Reviewed) 

Kumar, P, A Gruzd, C Haythornthwaite, S Gilbert, M Esteve del Valle, D Paulin. Learning in the Wild: Coding Reddit for Learning and Practice. In Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2018: 1933-1942. {nominated for best paper}

Kumar, P. Transnational Diaspora Linkages: A Comparative Analysis of Tamil and Sikh Networks. In Migrations, Mobility and Globalization: Proceedings of Postgraduate papers presented at Consortium for Asian and Asian Studies (CAAS), 2nd International Conference INALCO, 25-26 November 2010. Edited by Toru Aoyama. Tokyo: OFIAS; Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 2011: 59-70.

Working Papers

Kumar, P. “Sikh Narratives: An Analysis of Virtual Diaspora Networks.” Working Paper Series e-Diasporas Atlas. TIC Migrations, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’homme, 2012.

Kumar, P. “Palestinian Virtual Networks: Mapping Contemporary Linkages.” Working Paper Series e-Diasporas Atlas. TIC Migrations, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’homme, 2012.

Kumar, P. “Transnational Tamil Networks: Mapping Engagement Opportunities on the Web.” Working Paper Series e-Diasporas Atlas. TIC Migrations, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’homme, 2012.

Kumar, P. “Biopiracy, GM Seeds & Rural India.” Center for Global Research. June 2, 2009.

Conference Poster Presentations

Kumar, P. “Sikh, Palestinian and Tamil Corpus Maps: Digital Demonstration,” presentation at the e-Diasporas Atlas Showcase, Homeland Connections: e-Diasporas Atlas/A Century of Transnationalism, Paris, France, May 23-25, 2012. [website launch and exhibition]

Kumar, P. Entries on Sikh, Tamil and Palestinian Corpus Maps. In e-Diasporas Atlas: Exploration and Cartography of Diasporas on Digital Networks. Edited by Dana Diminescu. France: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2012. [visual map publication with smartphone app]

Creative Outputs

Kumar, P. “Where are you from again?” TEDxGoodenough College. The Future of Humanity: the big picture. London UK, May 5, 2012.

Dissertation

Kumar, P. “Diaspora 2.0: Mapping Sikh, Tamil and Palestinian Online Identity Politics,” PhD Thesis. SOAS, University of London, 2016.