Tommaso Bobbio obtained his PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London. His research focuses on dynamics of spatial change and social confrontation in urban spaces in 19th and 20th century India, with a specific interest in to issues of inclusion/exclusion, access to work, mass mobilisation and conflict, rights and practices of citizenship. A further track of research focuses at the juncture between the History of South Asia and Critical Heritage Studies, looking at the intersection of heritage preservation, the industry of tourism, national branding policies and the representation of national history in postcolonial India. Recently he edited a special issue of the journal Quaderni Storici titled The Construction of Heritage (2019) and published Informality, Temporariness, and the Production of Illegitimate Geographies: The rise of a Muslim sub-city in Ahmedabad, India (1970s–2000s) (Modern Asian Studies, 2021).
Tommaso can be reached at: tommaso@firstname.lastname@example.org
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