Dr. Binti Singh is an urban sociologist and holds a Ph.D. (in urban studies) and an M.Phil. (in Planning and Development) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, India. She has contributed to several peer reviewed academic and research journals and edited books. Some of the recent ones include (2019) Social Media, Cultural Activism and Place-making in Contemporary Lucknow. Society and Culture in South Asia, Sage Publications 5(1), 1–18. ( https://bit.ly/2A6eIyk and https://bit.ly/2UcFLAj ); (2019) Book Chapter: Citizens, Spatial Practices and Resurrection of the Idea of Place in Contemporary Lucknow in Sarah Pinto, Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Shelley Hannigan, Emma Charlton (Eds) Unsettling Space and Place, Springer, Singapore; (2017) Book Chapter: Unraveling Redevelopment in the Megacity Context of India: The case of Mumbai (co-author Manoj Parmar) in Edited book: Coming Of An Age: Trends And Issues In Housing In Asia, Routledge, UK. She has coedited a special issue on Urban Affairs in the current edition (July 2019) of the Indian Anthropologist with Prof D Parthasarathy, of IIT Bombay. She has disseminated her research in numerous national and international conferences. Her recent international conference contributions include: (2018) Integrating Design and Planning in Informal Settlements Working Towards Resilience in Gazdar Bandh Slum in Mumbai (co-author Manoj Parmar), Springer, IEREK Conference on Environmental Efﬁciency for Human Well Being, Cairo, Egypt, 14 December ( https://bit.ly/2IrCxlE ).
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