Anindita Biswas


Anindita Biswas

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University Lecturer in Human Geography

Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN | Twitter: @maanbarua

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Maan’s research focuses on the economies, ontologies and politics of the living and material world. It develops new conversations between critical political economy and posthumanism through three arenas of inquiry: urban ecologies, lively capital and biodiversity conservation.

Maan’s current work primarily focuses on urban ecologies, leading a major ERC Horizon 2020 Starting Grant (2018-2023) on which he is the Principal Investigator. Prior to joining Cambridge, Maan was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Geography and Environment at the University of Oxford, where he also read for a DPhil and an MSc. Prospective MPhil, PhD or Postdoctoral applicants are encouraged to contact Maan by email to discuss possible applications.

Selected Publications

Barua, M., 2021. Infrastructure and non-human life: A wider ontology. Progress in Human Geography, p.030913252199122- DOI:10.1177/0309132521991220.

Barua, M., 2020. Nonhuman life as infrastructureSociety and Space.

Barua, M., 2020. Virtual Virulence and Metabolic LifeCultural Anthropology.