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Jayani BONNERJEE

Jayani BONNERJEE

Jayani Bonnerjee is a PhD candidate at the Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London. Her research engages with everyday lived spaces of Calcutta’s Anglo-Indian and Chinese communities through a focus on ideas of home, identity, belonging, cosmopolitanism and nostalgia, connecting the communities in the city as well as over diaspora in London and Toronto. She has wider research interests in postcolonial urbanism in Asia and critical geographies of diaspora. At the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre she will work on spaces of encounter in the city within the comparative diasporas programme.