Ijlal Naqvi is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Singapore Management University.
His interests are in development, urban infrastructure, and public policy. He has studied the state in South Asia and democracy in Muslim-majority countries, and has published in the Journal of Development Studies, Urban Studies, Current Sociology, Journal of Democracy, and Foreign Policy. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Access to Power: National, City, and Individual Dynamics in the Governance of Pakistan’s Electrical Power Sector. His next research project will look at the new development paradigm entailed in the infrastructure projects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. His Ph.D. is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
04 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description The One Belt One Road initiative will bring trillions of dollars in infrastructure investments around the old Silk road route. The economic and trade related benefits are enormous but the social and environmental impact…Read More