Ijlal Naqvi — Access to Power: Electricity and the Infrastructural State in Pakistan
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Work in this area aims to reframe questions through the juxtaposition of unusual regional and global comparisons, all while remaining firmly grounded in field-intensive data collection and deep empirical investigation. Research includes the comparative experience of rapid urbanization across America, India and China; management of urban slums in contemporary Latin America and India;and the relationship between city-suburban politics and metropolitan inequalities across the United States.
Cabal City: India's Urban Regimes and Accumulation without Development, Business and Politics in India, Heller, Patrick and Partha Mukhopadhyay and Michael Walton, Kanta Murali, Atul Kohli and Chistopher Jaffrelot, Oxford, In Press
Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito ─ Global Action-Research: The Potential and Challenges of ERA (Engaged Research, Reflexive Advocacy)
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.