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