Faculty Profile

 

Name : Sonu  Saini
Designation : Assistant Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre of Russian Studies
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
Room No : 150, SLL&CS
Off. Phone : 91-11-26704273
Residence : 91-999-999-8426
Email : sonusaini@mail.jnu.ac.in   unosru@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://faculty.jnu.ac.in/sonusaini

Qualifications

* PhD
* M.Phil in Russian
* MA in Russian Studies (University Gold Medal)
* MA in English
* MBA (Specialization: HR and IT)
* Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation (English-Hindi-English)
* Training Course in Book Publishing - NBT
* Intensive Advanced Diploma in Russian language 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

* Russian Documentary Literature
* Russian through Computers & Technology: CALL 
                                    

Experience

* Assistant Professor in Russian, CRS, Jawaharlal Nehru University (2012 onwards)
* Assistant Professor in Russian (Ad-hoc), University of Delhi, (2010-2012)
* Guest Lecturer in Russian, University of Delhi (2008-2010)
* UGC Major Project Research Fellow, (2009-2010)  
                                    

Awards & Honours

* Awarded First Place in the International Competition “Media Technology in teaching Russian language and Russian Culture” by " by Rossotrudnichestvo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia. June 2015.
* Awarded Laureate in the International Contest "The Best Teacher of Russian Language & Literature Abroad" by Rossotrudnichestvo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia. June 2015.
*Awarded: Special Prize in International Contest "The Best Teacher of Russian Language & Literature Abroad" by Rossotrudnichestvo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia. June 2014.
* Awarded: Certificate of Appreciation for Promoting Russian Language in India by Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Embassy of Russian Federation, New Delhi. 2014.
* Granted - R&D and Doctoral Research Project Titled "Instructional Material of Computer-Assisted Language Learning For Practical Russian (Oral) Courses" University of Delhi, 2011-2012 (Completed)
* Awarded: "The Best Young Teacher of Russian Language" in India by Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Embassy of Russian Federation, New Delhi. 2010.  
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

*Lectures delivered on “Modern Technology in teaching Russian Language in India”, “Teaching Russian Language and Russian Literature in India”, “Russian Language and Sanskrit as the members of Indo-European Language family” , “Documentary prose in Russian Literature XX Century (S. Alexievich, A. Adamovich)” on 26-29 May, 2015 at Tomsk State University, Russia
* Teacher's Training "Methodology of teaching Russian language as foreign language" (Moscow) 2010
*Advanced Russian Language Course (Moscow) 2007  
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

* Sonu Saini. Voices of Marginalised Bhopal and the oeuvre of Suroopa Mukherjee. Shodh Sanchayan, A Refereed Research Journal And a complete Periodical dedicated to Humanities & Social Science Research, Volume 6, Issue 2, ISSN 0975 1254 (PRINT) ISSN 2249-9180 (ONLINE) www.shodh.net, P-82-85

* Sonu Saini. Pereosmisleniye Istorii Sovetskovo Soyuza c pomoshyu svidetelstv: tvorcheskii opit S.A. Alexievich. Revisiting East Central Europe and Russia: Society and Culture 20 Years after, Ed. Ranjana Saxena. Prakashan Sansthan. Delhi. 2015. Pp-275-280, ISBN 978-93-82848-69-1

* Sonu Saini Rusi-Hindi Anuvad ki Samasyaen: Ek Avlokan. ‘Critic’ Issue No. 12. JNU, New Delhi, 2014.p.227-233. ISSN: 2229-7146

*Saini S. Revisiting the world of ‘Chernobyl’ after the Nuclear Disaster: An Analysis of the Testimonials “The Voices from Chernobyl-A Chronicle of Future” by Alexievich S. Indian History Congress. Mumbai. 2013. ISSN:2249-1937.

* Saini S. Ukrepleniye pozitsi rusistiki v Indii. Critic No. 11.JNU, New Delhi, 2013. ISSN: 2229-7146.  
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

* Saini Sonu. Learning Russian through Computers:Instructional Material based on CALL Methodology. Second Edition. Rachna Publications, Delhi, INDIA,ISBN 978-81-88820-56-6. 2014. Click here for more details

* Member of the editorial board of the journal ‘Critic’ for 2013 Issue no.11.

* Member of the editorial board of the journal ‘Critic’ for 2014 Issue no.12. 
                                    

Patents (if any)

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