Half way through Contested Cities Leeds week of talks: Global Urban Justice; voices and struggles from Latin America.
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 February 2015
Seminar: The right to the city in Brazil. A discussion on housing struggles, favelas and anti-mega events movements with Federico Venturini (PhD st University of Leeds), Marianna Fernandes and Rafael Da Costa Goncalves de Almeida (PhD st Federal Univ of Rio de Janeiro).
With colleagues from the London School of Economics
Austin Zeiderman “Endangered City: The Politics of Security in Bogotá”.
Seminar: Urban struggles in Buenos Aires with contributions from Pablo Vitale, Debora Swistun, Jorge Blanco and Ricardo Apaolaza from University of Buenos Aires and Vicky Habermehl (PhD st Leeds)
Lecture: Mobility, transport and social differentiation in Buenos Aires
Jorge Blanco talk from 17th February on transport and mobility in BsAs as part of Leeds Contested Cities Week. Catch up here: