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Ram B. Bhagat

Former Professor, Department Of Migration And Urban Studies
International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

rbbhagat@iips.net
Country of residence:
India

Nationality: India
Gender: M

Member since: 2003
Membership No: 21581
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Geography, Population and Development

Specialization: Ageing, Culture, religion and ethnicity, Internal Migration, International Migration, Labor force/Employment, Population and Development, Population and Environment, Social Demography, State and Local Demography, Urbanization, Vulnerability and Human Rights

Regional focus: South Asia

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 1988 , University of Mumbai , Demography

Working languages: English , Hindi

Other association membership in population or related fields: Asian Population Association (APA) , National Association of Geographers, India



Professional Summary:

Ram B. Bhagat is former Professor and Head, Department of Migration and Urban Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India.  His research interest includes migration, urbanization, regional development; demography, ethnicity, and politics analysed through the lens of space and place as a critical framework of analysis. He has served as Consultant to UNESCO-UNICEF (India Initiative on Migration), International Organisation of Migration (IOM), and Population Division, United Nations. Professor Bhagat was actively associated with Working Group on Urbanisation set up by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Paris, (IUSSP) and attended its four important meetings at Salvador (Brazil 2001), Bellagio (Italy) 2002, Minneapolis 2003, and Marrakech 2009, and was a member of the IUSSP panel on Demography of Armed Conflict, 2006–09.

 

 He is   the Founding Convener of South Asia Centre for Labour Mobility and Migrants (SALAM) established by ILO, UN-Women and IOM at IIPS in 2021.

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Publications:
  1.  Rajan, I. and Bhagat, R.B. (2022). Researching Internal Migration, Routledge India, https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003329572

  

  1. Bhagat, R.B. (2022). Population and the Political Imagination: Census, Register and Citizenship in India (1st ed.). Routledge India. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003097785

 

  1. Kumar, Ashwani and Bhagat, R.B. (2022). Migrants, Mobility and Citizenship in India, Routledge India. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367765477

 

  1. Bhagat, R.B., Roy, A.K. and Sahoo, H. (2020). Migration and Urban Transition in India: A Development Perspective, Routledge India. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429298356

 

  1. Rajan, I. and Bhagat, R.B. (2018). Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration, Routlede India.https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315147741

 


Honorary or professional positions and awards:
i) Professor and Head
Department of Migration and Urban Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai-88, India.
ii) Convenor, South Asia Centre for Labour Mobility and Migrants (SALAM), International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai-88, India

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