Dr Shalini  Grover

Dr Shalini Grover

Affiliated Anthropologist

Department of Anthropology

English, Hindi, Norwegian
Key Expertise
British Empire

About me


Shalini Grover received her PhD is anthropology from the University of Sussex in 2006. From 2007-2016, she was based at the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Delhi as an Associate Professor in Anthropology. Shalini has been based at the LSE since 2020 onwards at the International Inequalities Institute (III). She has published widely on marriage, love, kinship, legal pluralisms, labour relations and globalized care. Her 2011 monograph (‘Marriage, Love, Caste, and Kinship Support: Lived Experiences of the Urban Poor in India) now features as a new international revised edition by Routledge (London and New York, 2018). Her forthcoming monograph with Cambridge University Press is titled, 'Care at the Centre of Empire and the Contemporary Global Order.' A link to her CV is here.

Expertise Details

Marriage; love; kinship; legal pluralisms; labour relations; globalized care; domestic service; British Empire