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 […]
26th-29th August 2014 “Co-producing urban contestation across the world: a roundtable with academics and social movement activists” Sara Gonzalez, Stuart Hodkinson and Michael Janoschka Wednesday 27 August 2014, Session 4 (16.50-18.30) Confirmed speakers are: Andrea Carrasco, lawyer and activist in the Platform for those Affected by Mortgages (PAH – Plataforma Afectados por la Hipoteca) in […]
Traditional indoor and outdoor markets have become somewhat residual in many British cities but essential for many low income citizens that rely on their affordability. At the same time, the market is being reinvented for a wealthier type of customer interested more in local, environmentally friendly, ethical and “authentic” shopping experience.
Tom Slater’s talk focused on his recent research of housing estates in the Edinburgh area. His talk focused in particular on how space in the city is reproduced, people are excluded and profit accumulated.