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Ranu Basu

Ranu Basu

Ranu Basu

Associate Professor Research Faculty, Centre for Refugee Studies Credentials PhD Human Geography, University of TorontoMA Human Geography, University of TorontoBA Geography, University of Bombay Research Keywords Urban Social and Political Geography; Anti-Imperialism and Postcolonial Geographies; Critical Geographies of Education; Urban Geographies of Migration and Displacement; Theories of Collective Action and Community Organization; Spatial Methodologies including

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Geopolitical framings of subalterity in education

Geopolitical framings of subalterity in education

As an urban, social and political geographer Professor Ranu Basu’s research explores questions of power, space and activism focusing on the urban geographies of migration and displacement; critical geographies of education; and the politics of redistributive justice. Basu’s current SSHRC Insight project on ‘Subalterity, Education and Welfare Cities’ traces the geopolitical impacts of forced displacement

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Subalterity, public education, and welfare cities: Comparing the experience of displaced migrants in three cities - Havana, Toronto, Kolkata

Subalterity, public education, and welfare cities: Comparing the experience of displaced migrants in three cities - Havana, Toronto, Kolkata

Principal Investigator: Ranu Basu Funding: SSHRC Insight Grant. Term: 2015-20/22. The project traces the geopolitical impacts of forced displacement on cities and schools through questions of conflict and displacement in Havana, Toronto, and Kolkata. The research explores the interrelationship between the quality of state-based education, the subalterity of displacement, and the implications which these issues have

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