Bérénice BON
Bérénice BON
2010/2013 - summer 2016
Visiting fellow of the research division: Urban dynamics


Bérénice Bon is the coordinator of the Graduate School of Urban Studies – Africa and post doctoral researcher within the programme ‘Urban infrastructures in Transition: The case of African cities’ at Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. She holds a PhD in geography from the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, EHESS, Paris. She was a visiting fellow at the CSH between 2010 and 2013 in the framework of the European research programme Chance2Sustain on governance of urban megaprojects and political rescaling in India http://www.csh-delhi.com/research-programs/chance2sustain-%E2%80%93-city-growth-and-the-sustainability-challenge. Her current research focuses on land-based financing and transport infrastructure in Kenya (Nairobi) and India (Delhi).
Bérénice Bon is in New Delhi at the CSH on a fieldwork grant from the research project ENGIND – Engineering India, Colonial and Post-colonial period funded by the French National Research Agency https://engind.hypotheses.org/. She is studying the social and professional trajectories of railway engineers and their areas of competence in the context of the diversification of their activities around land development.