Event Date: 7th March 2016

Gautam Bhan in conversation with Simpreet Singh

Venue: School of Environment & Architecture, Borivali, Mumbai.

Supported by UDRI and Bombay City Policy Research Foundation The talk summarised the book which draws on an archive of court cases that resulted in evictions in Delhi from 1990 to 2007 as well as ethnographic research with basti residents and social movements resisting eviction, to show how evictions have been fundamental to how urban space is been structured and produced, and asks what they tell us about the contemporary Indian city.