Dr. Rukmini Barua

Rukmini Barua joined CeMIS in June 2010, and completed her PhD in 2016. Entitled "Power, Politics and Property: Workers' Neighbourhoods in Ahmedabad, 1920s to 2000s", her work focused on spatial aspects of working class neighbourhoods of post-independence Ahmedabad. Rukmini Barua completed her Masters and MPhil from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University.

She has held postdoctoral positions at the ICAS:MP, Delhi and at re:work, Berlin.

Her research interests include:

  • Spatial aspects of cities
  • Urban studies
  • Labour history
  • Sociology of gender relations