Global Urban Justice; voices and struggles from Latin America.
16th-19th February public talks, University of Leeds
Contested Cities Leeds is hosting a week of debates on urban struggles, displacement, mobility and movements from across the globe, with a particular focus on Latin America.
These are all open to the public and will be held at 5pm in the Geography East Building Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds.
Sign up in our facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1594852860750504/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular
Monday 16th Feb 5-7pm
Contested Citizenship in Latin American Cities?
Austin Zeiderman “Endangered City: The Politics of Security in Bogotá”.
Ryan Centner, “Urban fractiousness: The nexus of citizenship, scale, and space in Buenos Aires”
Tuesday 17th February 5-7pm
Mobility, transport and social differentiation in Buenos Aires
Jorge Blanco, is a professor in Geography at the University of Buenos Aires, visiting Leeds as part of the contested cities research network
Wednesday 18th February 5-7pm
Challenging Retail Gentrification in Santiago, Chile
Neil Turnbull is an architect working as a researcher in Santiago at the Universidad de Chile in the Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (FAU), visiting Leeds as part of the contested cities research network
Thursday 19th February 5-7pm
Accumulation by dispossession in cities: UK, China, Argentina
Débora Swistun, Stuart Hodkinson and Paul Waley discuss different contexts and cases of accumulation by dispossession.
Débora Swistun is visiting Leeds as part of the contested cities research network, from Buenos Aires Argentina. Stuart Hodkinson and Paul Waley are both lecturers in Geography at the university of Leeds
All talks will be held in the East Building Geography Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds. 5-7pm
Contested Cities is a EU funded network of research between colleagues in the UK, Spain, and Latin America. In Leeds the network is hosted by the Research Group Cities and Social Justice coordinated by Sara Gonzalez at the School of Geography, University of Leeds. For more information contact her.
We are launching a new ***Master in Global Urban Justice*** for 2015-16. Check out the program and available scholarships: http://www.globalurbanjustice.com