Heyman Center Workshops

Indian Urbanity: Waste, Value, and Commons

Friday, November 1, 2013  3:00pm - 6:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Heyman Center for the Hmanities

Project on Subaltern Urbanism

Professor Vinay Gidwani will discuss his current work on labor processes and ecologies in agrarian and urban settings, as well as capitalist transformations of these environments. The talk will relate to his book project centered in Delhi called The Afterlives of Waste, which examines the spatial histories, political uses, and political economy of ‘waste’ as both commodity detritus and social excess.


  • Vinay Gidwani

    Professor of Geography, Environment, and Society

    Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota


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