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Tara Saharan focuses on households living in informal settlements in Chennai, India, and Durban, South Africa, and the relations with their urban surroundings. She investigates how informal settlements are transformed through relations across and within different geographic and institutional scales and how this transformations is connected to household opportunities for building livelihoods.

Event details of Relationship between slums and the city
Date 18 April 2018
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

T. Saharan: ‘Slum’ and the City. Exploring Relations of Informal Settlements Comparatively in Chennai, India and Durban, South Africa


Prof. I.S.A. Baud

Prof. K. Pfeffer (Universiteit Twente)


Dr D. Scott (University of Cape Town)


Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.