Cultural Resistance Urban Activism and the Arts
On 8th September 2015, we have a panel focusing on Cultural Resistance, Arts and Activism. The Panel will be at 14.30-15.30 Garstang Building Room 7.36, School of Geography at the University of Leeds. It is free to attend and there is no need to register. Speakers at this Panel are drawn from two sessions at […]
Think Hope, Think Crisis: a workshop with John Holloway
The workshop will be held on 08/09/2015 at 10.30- 13.30 in the School of Geography at the University of Leeds To attend the workshop register here by August 20th The MA in ‘Global Urban Justice’ and the ‘Cities and Social Justice’ research cluster at the School of Geography, University of Leeds are organising a workshop […]
Greece: Hope drowns in the Reality of a Dying World. Or does it?- John Holloway, Public Lecture 7th September 2015
John Holloway’s public lecture will be in Broadcasting Place (Leeds Beckett University, located opposite the Fenton pub on Woodhouse Lane), room BPAG02 at 19.00 on Monday, September 7th 2015. John Holloway is Professor of Sociology at the Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y humanidades in the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico. John will be returning […]
CRISIS AND HOPE: PERSPECTIVES ON RESISTANCE
On 7th September John Holloway will give a public lecture titled: Greece: Hope drowns in the Reality of a Dying World. Or does it? The lecture will start at 19.00 in Broadcasting House, Leeds Beckett University, room BPAG02 The following day, on 8th September John Holloway will be running a workshop titled: Think Hope, Think Crisis from […]
Accumulation by Dispossession in cities: UK, China, Argentina.
The final seminar of the Contested Cities: Global Urban Justice seminar series was a discussion on Accumulation by Dispossession in three different contexts and cases, given by Débora Swistun, Stuart Hodkinson and Paul Waley. Débora Swistun is visiting Leeds as part of the contested cities research network, from Buenos Aires Argentina. Stuart Hodkinson and Paul […]
Challenging Retail Gentrification in Santiago, Chile
On Wednesday 18th February Neil Turnbull an architect, working as a researcher in Santiago at the Universidad de Chile in the Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (FAU), gave a talk as part of the contested cities seminar series. Live-stream video of the event is available to watch below:
Mobility, transport and social differentiation in Buenos Aires
Jorge Blanco from the University of Buenos Aires gave a talk on 17th February as part of Contested Cities Leeds Week of talks called Global Urban Justice: Voices and Struggles from Latin America. His talk focused on transport and mobility in Buenos Aires. The video live stream of the event is available to watch again […]
Half way through Contested Cities Leeds week of talks: Global Urban Justice; voices and struggles from Latin America.
Contested cities week has begun and so far we have had two fascinating days of talks discussions and field trips in Leeds. Jorge Blanco’s talk is now available online, with more to come in the following days. For live streaming of the talks check the Contested Cities Leeds Youtube channel at 5pm GMT 16th- 19th […]