Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor

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Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor

Researchers

 

  • Amit Prakash: Professor, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Research Theme: The Capital City: Discursive Dissonance in Law and Policy  

  • Debarati Bagchi: Research Assistant, Calcutta Research Group and

  • Sabir Ahmed: Independent Researcher and Activist

Research Theme: Women and Children Migrants: A Study of the Urban Workforce in Kolkata

  • Iman Kumar Mitra: Research and Programme Associate, Calcutta Research Group

Research Themes:

      a)    Migrant Workers and Informality in Contemporary Kolkata

      b)    Urban Planning Settlement Practices and Issues of Justice in Contemporary Kolkata

  • Ishita Dey: Doctoral Fellow, University of Delhi

Research Theme: The Migrant in a Service Village in the City: Working Conditions and Rights

  • Kaustubh Mani Sengupta: Transnational Research Group Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Research Theme: Taking Refuge in the City: Migrant Population and Urban Management in Post-Partition Calcutta

  • Madhuresh Kumar: Independent Researcher and Activist, National Alliance of People’s Movements

Research Theme: Competing Dreams: Delhi and its Migrants

  • Ritambhara Hebbar: Professor, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and

  • Mahuya Bandyopadhyay: Associate Professor, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Research Theme: Migrants, Vigilants and Violence: The Making of New Urban Spaces in Mumbai

  • Manish K. Jha: Professor, Centre for Community Organisation and development Practice, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Research Theme: Homeless Migrants in Mumbai: Life and Labour in Urban Space

  • Mithilesh Kumar: Doctoral Fellow, University of Western Sydney

Research Theme: Logistical Labour and the Airport City

  • Mouleshri Vyas: Professor, Centre for Community Organisation and development Practice, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Research Theme: Dangerous Labour: Migrants, Age, and Precarious Labour in Mumbai City

  • Pushpendra Singh: Professor, Centre for Community Organisation and development Practice, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Research Theme: On the Move: An Ethnographic Account of Rural Migrants’ Journey from Village to City

  • Ranabir Samaddar: Director, Calcutta Research Group
     

  • Samir Kumar Das: Professor, Department of Political Science, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Calcutta

Research Theme: A Transit Town in North Bengal: Siliguri in the Time of Globalisation

  • Simpreet Singh: Activist and Doctoral Fellow, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Research Theme: The Emergence of the Migrant as a Problem Figure in Contemporary Mumbai: Chronicles of Violence and Issues of Justice

 

 

 

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