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Rohit Negi

Assistant Professor
E-mail:rohit[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in

PhD in Geography, Ohio State University

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Affiliation

School of Human Ecology

Education & Research

  • Phd in Geography, Ohio State University, 2009
  • Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
  • Bachelor in Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, 2002

Past Employment

  • Visiting Lecturer, Global Studies, UIUC, 2009-2010

Publications

Selected publications:

  • Negi, R and P Taraporevala (2018) ‘Window to a South-South World: Ordinary Gentrification and African Migrants in Delhi’, in S. Cornelissen and Y. Mine (Eds), Afro-Asian Entanglements: Migration and Agency in a Globalizing World. Palgrave-Macmillan, 209-230.
  • Negi, R, K Thakur and S Shoaib (2017) ‘Contoured Urbanism: People, Property and Infrastructures in the Indian Himalayas’, Urbanisation, 1(2): 1-15.
  • Chakravarty, S and R Negi (2016) (Eds), Space, Planning and Everyday Contestations in Delhi, New Delhi: Springer.
  • Negi, R (2014) ''Solwezi Mabanga': Ambivalent Developments on Zambia's New Mining Frontier, Journal of Southern African Studies, 40(5): 999-1013.
  • Negi, R (2013) ''You cannot make a camel drink water': Capital, Geo-history and Contestations in the Zambian Copperbelt', Geoforum, 45C: 240-247.
  • Negi, R (2011) ‘The Micropolitics of Mining and Development in Zambia: Insights from the Northwestern Province’, African Studies Quarterly, 12 (2): 27-44.
  • Negi, R (2011) ‘Mining Boom, Capital and Chiefs in the “New Copperbelt”’, in A. Fraser and M. Larmer (eds.), Zambia, Mining and Neoliberalism: Boom and Bust on the Globalized Copperbelt. New York: Palgrave-McMillan, 209-236.
  • Negi, R (2010) ‘Neoliberalism, Environmentalism and Urban Politics in Delhi’, In W. Ahmed, A. Kundu and R. Peet (eds.) New Economic Policy in India: A Critical Analysis. New York: Routledge, 179-198.
  • Negi, R (2008) ‘Beyond the “Chinese Scramble”: The Political Economy of anti-China Sentiment in Zambia’, African Geographical Review 27: 41-63.

Projects

  • PI, ‘Urban Futures in the Indian Himalayas’, Ambedkar University Research Grant, INR 429,000. Ongoing.
  • Contributor, ‘The Asthma Files: 6+ Cities’, Coordinated by Prof Kim Fortun and Prof Mike Fortun, University of California-Irvine. Ongoing.
  • Co-PI, ‘Mapping Social-Ecological Vulnerability’, Indian Council of Social Science Research, 2014-2016, INR 2.2 Million. Completed.
  • Co-PI, ’Enhancing Quality, Access and Governance of Undergraduate Education in India (Project E-QUAL)’, European Union Grant 2014-2017, EURO 1.17 Million. Completed.

Selected Academic and Outreach Activities

  • Member, International Advisory Board, Antipode
  • Member, Steering Committee, Association of Asian Studies in Africa (A-Asia)
  • Co-organizer, Seminar on Critical Geographies of the Himalayan Region, Mohali, October 2016
  • Co-organizer, Summer School on Critical Geographies of South Asia, Palampur, June 2015
  • Organizer and Moderator, Disentangling Development: Politics, Environment and Social Change in Himachal as part of 'Marginal Ecologies: A Conference on Human Ecology', AUD
  • Co-organizer, International Conference of Global Studies, September 2013, New Delhi

Professionl Activities/Awards

Selected Fellowships and Awards

  • Human Economy Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2016 (Declined)
    University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • UKNA Research Fellowship
    International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands, Mar-June, 2014
  • Lakshmanan and Chaterjee Graduate Award
    Department of Geography, Ohio State, 2009

Research Award

  • Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies, 2006

Teaching

  • Social and Political Ecology
  • Urban Development and Environment
  • Political Ecology of Air
  • Method in Human Ecology
  • Introduction to Global Studies (SUS)
  • Introduction to Human Ecology (SUS)

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