Concordia University

Dr. Nalini Mohabir

Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment

David Ward
Office: S-H 1255-21 
Henry F. Hall Building,
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5484
Availability: Available by Appointment

Nalini Mohabir is an assistant professor in the department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at Concordia University. She writes, researches, and teaches in the fields of feminist and postcolonial migration geographies, and is interested in gender and racial justice, as well as flows of power and social change. She has published articles in Small Axe, Habitat International, Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, and Interventions, and is co-editing a book entitled: Montreal, 1969 and Transnational Black Radicalism: The Sir George Williams Affair Remembered.

Teaching activities

GEOG 498  Feminist Geographies: Bodies & Borders

GEOG 200 World Regional Geography

GEOG 398  Refugees and Forced Migration in Today’s World

GEOG 418 Postcolonial Geographies


Mohabir, Nalini. "Yee I-Lann: Photomontage as counter-mapping." Cultural Dynamics 31.3 (2019): 260-275.

Ronald Cummings and Nalini Mohabir. "The Anger of Very, Very Restless Spirits": Plantation Arrivals, Diasporic Departures and Other Queer Narratives of Caribbean Becoming -- A Conversation with Faizal Deen. Journal of West Indian Literature, 26 (2018): 10-24.

Jiang, Y., Mohabir, N., Ma, R., & Zhu, P. (2017). Sorting through Neoliberal Variations of Ghost Cities in China. Land Use Policy69, 445-453.

Mohabir, Nalini. "Picturing an Afterlife of Indenture." Small Axe 21.2 53 (2017): 81-93.

Mohabir, Nalini, Yanpeng Jiang, and Renfeng Ma. "Chinese floating migrants: Rural-urban migrant labourers' intentions to stay or return." Habitat International 60 (2017): 101-110.

Mohabir, Nalini. “Indentureship.” The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. Ray, Sangeeta and Henry Schwarz. (Eds.) Wiley-Blackwell, 2015

Mohabir, Nalini. "Port of Departure, Port of Return: Mapping Indentured Returns to Calcutta." Small Axe 18.2 44 (2014): 108-122.

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