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Prof. Dr. Elisa T. Bertuzzo conducts exchange research at IIT Madras on Peripheralisation and Translocalisation amidst the Pandemic

IGCS-fellow Prof. Dr. Elisa T. Bertuzzo, affiliated with the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts conducted their research on the project theme of “Peripheralisation in an Age of Translocalisation” under the IGCS focus area of Land Use / Rural and Urban Development at the IIT Madras, Chennai, India from December 2021 to February 2022. Despite the pandemic and travel restrictions, they were able to conduct fieldwork in Chennai. Their work focused on the field of Urban/Migration Studies and (Visual) Anthropology, particularly in the understanding of collective negotiation, sharing and co-use of space, political organization, and solidarity that determine the production of space in peri-urban zones.

You can read more about her experiences in our latest edition of IGCS Experience Reports, which you can also download below:

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