Pramod K Nayar of the Department of English, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been nominated to the Advisory Board (English) of the Sahitya Akademi (the National Academy of Letters). His tenure on the Board is for four years.


Pramod K Nayar

Pramod Nayar, winner of the Visitor’s Award for Best Research in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences from the Hon’ble President of India (2018) holds the UNESCO Chair in Vulnerability Studies, a ‘teaching and research’ unit as defined by UNESCO (

He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the English Association, and his most recent books include Nuclear Cultures  (New York: Routledge 2023), Life/Writing (Orient BlackSwan 2023) and the edited 6-volume The Imperial Archives (Bloomsbury 2022-23). With Anna Kurian of the Department of English, Nayar has put together the world’s first OER for Indian Writing in English (, a project under the IoE.