Prof. Atanu Chatterjee

Lecturer, Urban Management & Governance
Phd (Pursuing,Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), M. Plan (CEPT University, Ahmedabad)
School: Xavier School of Human Settlement (XAHS)
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Teaching Interests

Urban Politics, governance and planning,
Urban, urban development theories and practices
Urban Informality
Urban Housing and Slums
Labour Market and Employment

Research Interests

The altered relationship informality and citizenship through the lens of low income housing intervention in Indian cities, Incremental Housing, Urban livelihood and employment, The politics of Heritage Conservation and its implication for the marginalized sections of urban society

Research & Publications

#Book Chapter

2019, Chapter: City, Space and Politics in the Global South, Manohar

2018, Chapter: Sustainable Urbanization in India. Exploring Urban Change in South Asia, Springer, Singapore

2018, Chapter: Role of Public Policy in Development Process:Emerging Socioeconomic Scenario in the Indian Economy, Academic Foundation, New Delhi


2016, Conference-Attended: Sustainable Urbanization in India: Challenges and Opportunities’ , Venue: IDS, Kolkata

2016, Conference-Attended: National Seminar on Dynamics on Rural Labour Relations in India, Venue: NIRD&PR<Hydrabad

2016, Conference-Attended: Role of public policy in Development Process (Emerging Economics/Social Scenario in the Indian Economy),, Venue: SPIESR

2014, Conference-Attended: Demographic Trend in Gujarat: Findings from Census 2011, Venue: SPIESR

Work Experience

Research Associate at Centre for Development alternatives (2015-2016), Ahmedabad; Academic associate at CEPT University, Ahmedabad(2014-15)


Recitation, Creative Writing, Urban Photography