Shahana Chattraj: The Jugaad State: Governing Informality in Mumbai

Shahana Chattraj is a postdoctoral researcher in Global Cities at the Lauder Institute and holds a Ph.D. in urban planning and public affairs from Princeton University. Her dissertation compares urban restructuring in the context of globalization in Mumbai and Shanghai, with a focus on the role of the sub-national state and her current focus is on developing a the political economy of contemporary Mumbai. Lunch will be served.