Lord Bhikhu Chotalal Parekh

About Me:

  • Name:

    Lord Bhikhu Chotalal Parekh

  • Category:

    Civilian Award

  • Award:

    Padma Bhushan (2007).

  • Area:

    Specialization In The Field Of Political Science, Political History, Political Philosophy, Marxism, Multiculturalism.


Education: Parekh was Admitted to The University Of Bombay at the age of 15, and earned a bachelor's degree there in 1954 and a Master's in 1956. He Began his Graduate Studies at The London School Of Economics In 1959,  Phd In 1966.

Biography: Parekh was Born on 4 January 1935 in The Village Of Amalsad in The Province Of Gujarat, India; His Father was a Goldsmith with a Basic Education.He Is also a British Political Theorist, Academic, and Life Peer. He is a Labour Party Member Of The House Of Lords. He was Professor Of Political Theory At The University Of Hull from 1982 to 2001, and Professor Of Political Philosophy at The University Of Westminster from 2001 to 2009. He Served as President Of The Academy of Social Sciences from 2003 to 2008.

His Notable Works also Includes Marx's Theory of Ideology (1982), Rethinking Multiculturalism: Cultural Diversity and Political Theory (2002).

He Taught at The London School of Economics and at The University of Glasgow before Finding a Long-Term Position at The University of Hull.Between 1981 and 1984 He was Vice-Chancellor at The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda in India.He also held The Centennial Professorship in The Centre For The Study Of Global Governance at The London School Of Economics and a Professorship of Political Philosophy at The University of Westminster.

In 2002, He Served as President of The Academy of Learned Societies in The Social Sciences.

Parekh was elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in 1988, and a Fellow Of The Academy Of Learned Societies in The Social Sciences (Facss) in 1999. in 2003, He was Elected a Fellow of The British Academy (FBA), The United Kingdom's National Academy for The Humanities And Social Sciences.

He was Awarded an Honorary Doctorate By The University Of Essex In 2003. In 2008, He was Awarded an Honorary Duniv from The University of Hull. On 11 July 2011, Parekh was Awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Social Sciences (Dsoc Sci) From Nottingham Trent University. On 20 July 2011, Parekh was Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from Edge Hill University.