Dr Romola  Sanyal

Dr Romola Sanyal

Assistant Professor of Urban Geography

Department of Geography and Environment

Telephone
020 7955 7604
Extension
7604
Room No
STC 3.05, St Clement's Building, LSE
Office Hours
No office hours this term

About me

Dr Sanyal joined LSE in 2013 from the Development Planning Unit at UCL. She has previously taught at Rice University, Texas, and Newcastle University.

She is interested in architecture, urban geopolitics, urban theory, housing and citizenship rights. She has written on the politics of space in refugee settlements in the global South with a particular focus on Lebanon and India.

Romola's current research work looks at the urbanization of particular areas in Lebanon through humanitarian aid that has come in response to the Syrian refugee crisis.

Dr Sanyal obtained her PhD at the University of California, Berkeley.

Expertise

cities; citizenship; housing; humanitarian crises; refugees; urbanism; violence

Languages

Arabic [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Bengali [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Hindi [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

Sectors and industries

Law; Policy and Regulatory Bodies; Public Administration

Selected publications

2017

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2009

2004

 

Countries and regions

India; Lebanon; South Asia; USA

My research