This talk comparatively examines urban transformations taking place in India and China and its implications on citizenship rights, with examples on urban renewal and land disputes in Delhi and Guangzhou.
Xuefei Ren is associate professor of sociology and global urban studies at Michigan State University. She is the author of Building Globalization: Transnational Architecture Production in Urban China (2011, University of Chicago Press), and Urban China (2013, Polity Press). Her work focuses on urban governance, political economy and development in India and China.
This presentation is co-sponsored by the U-M Center for South Asian Studies, organizer of the Winter Term 2014 LSA Theme Semester “India in the World.” For more information on their scheduled events, please contact their center at 734-615-4059; firstname.lastname@example.org; or access their website at: www.ii.umich.edu/csas.
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies.