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 Theater
Monday 16th February 5-7pm
Austin Zeiderman “Endangered City: The Politics of Security in Bogotá”.
Ryan Centner, “Urban fractiousness: The nexus of citizenship, scale, and space in Buenos Aires”
Mobility, transport and social differentiation in Buenos Aires
Tuesday 17th February 5-7pm
Jorge Blanco, is a professor in Geography at the University of Buenos Aires, visiting Leeds as part of the contested cities research network
Commercial Gentrification in Santiago, Chile
Wednesday 18th February 5-7pm
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.
Accumulation by dispossession in cities: UK, China, Argentina
Thursday 19th February 5-7pm
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. For more information contact Sara.
We are launching a new Master in Global Urban Justice for 2015-16. Check out the program and available scholarships: www.globalurbanjustice.com
Photos Pablo Vitale