Dr Anitra Baliga
Dr Anitra Baliga is an urban sociologist with a background in Architecture. She researches real estate development, financialization, and the commodification of land within the context of liberalization. In the professional world, Anitra has done various roles within diverse sectors ranging from real estate consulting, housing finance, policy research, and urban planning.
Together with its partners IHS works at the forefront of urban development. IHS advises local and national governments on urban issues, trains public works officials, contributes to the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) discussion and much more. IHS works with global leaders in the field of urban development, including UN-Habitat, Cities Alliance and ICLEI. IHS also partners with leading Dutch universities in the Netherlands and around the world to deliver a comprehensive understanding of urban development. This comprehensive network allows us to arrange for inspiring guest lectures both from academic colleagues as well as professionals working in key organisations. Guest lecturers for this specialisation track include:
Carolina Lunetta: Specialist in Spatial Planning and Gender
- Dr. Alonso Ayala: Senior Expert in Housing; Lecturer at the Urban Housing & Land Justice Master track
- Dr. Maartje van Eerd: Senior Expert in Housing and Social Development; Lecturer at the Urban Housing & Land Justice Master track
- Dr. Bahar Sakizlioglu: Housing Expert and Urban Sociologist; Lecturer at the Urban Housing & Land Justice Master track