Sayoni Bose, Ph.D.

  Assistant Professor
  708-534-4578 ext. 4578
  Office Location:

  E2560


  Office Hours:

  TBD (Posted on the door of E2560)


  College: CAS
  Public Administration
  

CURRENT POSITION  

Assistant Professor of Non-Western Geography Chicago, Illinois
Affiliated Faculty, Gender and Sexuality Studies 2015-Current
Governors State University
 

EDUCATION

The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
Ph.D. Geography 2015  Advisor: Becky Mansfield, Ph.D.
Dissertation: The Messy Politics of Land Acquisition in West Bengal

The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
M.A. Geography 2010 Advisor: Kevin Cox, Ph.D.
Thesis: Universities and the Land Use Politics of the Post-Industrial City

A.J.C. Bose College, University of Calcutta Kolkata, India
B.Ed Education 2001 University of Calcutta Kolkata, India
M.Sc. Geography 1998Specialization: Regional Planning
Thesis: Local Development of Gangtok, India

Loreto College, University of Calcutta Kolkata, India
B.Sc. Geography 1996
Specialization: Settlement Geography
Thesis: The Physical, Economic and Social Landscape of Dalhousie and
Pukhri, India

 

GRANTS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017 Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) Small Grant ($2000) for project on Authoritarian Populism and Memory as Emancipatory Politics of Resistance around Land Acquisition in West Bengal. It includes a conference invitation to Hague on 17-18th March, 2018 at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS). Grant Money not accepted due to Visa complications.

2017 Intellectual Life Grant, Governors State University, USA ($500): Food and Justice Symposium (21st, 23rd, 28th Feb) for the Governors State University community

2014 Invitation to 7th Summer Institute in Economic Geography (SIEG) at Frankfurt, 20-26th July, on theorizing, publishing and teaching in Economic Geography. It included an additional travel grant ($750 for airfare)

2012 Mershon Center Student Research Grant, The Ohio State University, USA ($8340 for Dissertation Fieldwork): India’s Contested Lands: Growth and the Question of Legitimation

2012 International Affairs Grant, The Ohio State University, USA (honorary recipient, for Dissertation Fieldwork): India’s Contested Lands: Growth and the Question of Legitimation

2012 Matching Department Funding Against honorary International Affairs Grant, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University, USA ($500 for Dissertation Fieldwork): India’s Contested Lands: Growth and the Question of Legitimation

2009 School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Summer Fellowship, The Ohio State University, USA ($3000)

1996 National Scholarship for merit, Government of India

1996 Class Prize, Excellent Student of Class of 1996, Loreto College, University of Calcutta

1995 Excellent Student Award in Geography, Loreto College, University of Calcutta

1994 Excellent Student Award in Geography and Elective English, Loreto College, University of Calcutta

 

PUBLICATIONS

Bose S., 2015. “Universities and the Redevelopment Politics of the Neoliberal City.” Urban Studies, 52:14, 2616-2632. doi: 10.1177/0042098014550950.
 
ARTICLES IN PROGRESS

Bose S., “Authoritarian Populism and Collective Memory as Emancipatory Politics of Resistance around Land Acquisition in West Bengal.” Target Journal: Journal of Peasant Studies. Anticipated Submission Date: December, 2017.

Bose S., “Rendering Land Investible and Not in West Bengal (India): Sedimentation of State Power and the Multiple Valuations of Land.” Target Journal: Antipode. Anticipated Submission Date: December, 2017.

Bose S., “From Land Reforms to Land Grabbing in India: Changing Class Relations and Contingent Alliances in Singur.” Target Journal: Journal of Peasant Studies. Anticipated Submission Date: March, 2018.

Bose S., “The Contested Politics of Land Governance in India.” Target Journal: Journal of Peasant Studies. Anticipated Submission Date: July, 2018.

Bose S., “Subjectivity of the Governed: Multiple Subject Positions and Messy Land Politics in West Bengal, India.” Target Journal: Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Anticipated Submission Date: December, 2018.

Bose S., “Assembling Land in India: Property as Performativity.” Target Journal: Antipode. Anticipated Submission Date: December, 20