Invited talks


The unwritten rules of the Indian street

MBRDI Daimler Benz in Bangalore

August 2018

In India, as in several emerging economies, there are informal ways that different stakeholder groups follow as they walk the footpath, drive on the roads or engage in socio-cultural activities in the streets. This talk looked at some of the unwritten rules of the Indian street to discuss how they might impact our cities in the future.

The logic of design: its role in understanding the antecedents of urban informality

Faculty Seminar Series, Azim Premji University in Bangalore

March 2018

This talk was part of the External Speaker Series where the University invites scholars to present their work and facilitate a long-term conversation between the invited scholars and the School. 

Mapping the Everyday life

Bypass Lab, Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, IIT Chennai

June 2016

The practice of tree worship and the production of urban space in the Indian neighbourhood

Asia Research Institute, NUS in Singapore

Nov 2014

Territoriality in the Indian bazaar

Urban Visualities Seminar, Dakshinachitra in Chennai

January 2011