Published Work:

Nielsen, K. B., Bedi, H. P., & Da Silva, S. 2022. The Great Goan Land Grab. Goa 1556: Saligao.

Bedi, H.P. 2022. A Just Energy Transition in India? In Energy Democracies for a Sustainable Future. M. Nadesan, M.J. Pasqualetti, and J. Keahey,  eds. Elsevier

Bedi, H. P. 2021. Solar power for some? Energy transition injustices in Kerala, India. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space.

Da Silva, S. D., Nielsen, K. B., & Bedi, H. P. 2020. Land use planning, dispossession and contestation in Goa, India. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 1-26

Bedi, H. P. 2019. “Lead the district into the light”: Solar energy infrastructure injustices in Kerala, India. Global Transitions, 1, 181-189

Bedi, H.P. and J. Levitt-Cea. 2019. Women and Development-forced Evictions: Realities, Responses and Solidarity. Development in Practice

Bedi, H. P. 2018. ‘Our Energy, Our Rights’: National Extraction Legacies and Contested Energy Justice Futures in Bangladesh. Energy Research Social Science, 41

Oskarsson, P. and H.P. Bedi. 2018. Extracting Environmental Justice: Countering Technical Renditions of Pollution in India’s Coal Industry. The Extractive Industries and Society

Nielsen, K. B., & Bedi, H.P. 2017. The Regional Identity Politics of India’s New Land Wars: Land, Food, and Popular Mobilization in Goa and West Bengal. Environment and Planning A49 (10), 2324-2341

Bedi, H.P.  2016. Contested Land, Reimagined Sovereignties and Special Economic Zones in India. In Industrializing Rural India: Land, Policy and Resistance. Nielsen, K. B. and P. Oskarsson, eds. Routledge

Bedi, H.P. 2015. Right to Food, Right to Mine? Competing Human Rights Claims in Bangladesh. Geoforum 59: 248-257

Thieme, T., H.P. Bedi, and B. Vira. 2015. Geographies of Corporate Practice in Development: Contested Capitalism and Encounters. Geoforum 59: 215-218

Bedi, H. P. 2015. Judicial Justice for Special Economic Zone Land Resistance. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 45(4), 596-617

Bedi, H. P., & L. Tillin. 2015. Inter-state Competition, Land Conflicts and Resistance in India. Oxford Development Studies, 43(2), 194-211

Bedi, H.P. 2013. Environmental Mis-assessment, Development and Mining in Orissa, India. Development and Change 44(1): 101-123 

Bedi, H.P. 2013. Special Economic Zones: National Land Challenges, Localized Protest. Contemporary South Asia 21(1): 38-51

Co-editor, Geoforum special theme issue: Corporations and Development: Contested Capitalism and Encounters (2015)

Research Funding:

Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Grant

Food, Poverty, and Place. Dickinson College Mellon Foundation Grant, Civic Learning/Engagement Curricular Development Project

Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds Grant (with Penn State Rural Sociologist, Kathy Brasier and citizen science non-profit, ALLARM)

The Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust Scholar, University of Cambridge

UK-India Education Research Initiative, Visiting Fellowship. King’s College London, Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research, Mumbai and University of California, Berkeley

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