Prof. Atanu Chatterjee

  Lecturer, Urban Management & Governance
  School: Xavier School of Human Settlement (XAHS)
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  Email:atanu@xub.edu.in
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Educational Qualifications

Ph.d (Pursuing,Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi),
M. Plan (CEPT University, Ahmedabad),
M.A. In Geography(Banaras Hindu University, UP)


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

Land Right for the urban poor

Administrative Responsibilities

Coordinator of the Research and Documentation Section of XAHS

Research & Publications

# Book Chapter

2020, Chapter: Land in India: Issue and Debates, ILDC2020

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

Conference/Seminar

2016, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Sustainable Urbanization in India: Challenges and Opportunities’ , Venue: IDS, Kolkata, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata in association with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research

2016, Conference-Attended (Presenter): National Seminar on Dynamics on Rural Labour Relations in India, Venue: NIRD&PR<Hydrabad, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Ra

2016, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Role of public policy in Development Process (Emerging Economics/Social Scenario in the Indian Economy),, Venue: SPIESR, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad

2014, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Demographic Trend in Gujarat: Findings from Census 2011, Venue: SPIESR, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad

Writing in Mass Media

2020: Cities and the coronavirus (Tathagata Chatterji and atanu chatterjee): Link1

# Work Experience

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

# Hobbies

Recitation, Creative Writing, Urban Photography


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