All roundtables will be occur in the Aula Magna of Facultad de Derecho, UAM.
A radical deconstruction of the ONU-HABITAT III process: elaborating a new alternative urban agenda.
Urban social movements and academics will discuss and deconstruct the urban policies planned and pushed by the ONU- Habitat III agenda, with a basic scope to reconstruct the new urban alternative agenda and put forward a new bottom up alternative agenda.
Urban mobilities: debates over social inequality and the political agenda in contested cities
Mobility inequality is an intrinsic characteristic of contested cities, reflecting the social, gender, age and ethnic inequalities. Such inequalities actually reflect the current rationale in transport planning, thus the norms of production of the city. Discussion will mainly emphasise on issues related to mobility, inequalities and contestation.
Looking at the city. Critical dialogues and reflections over the visual reproduction of the urban question
The new municipalism (local government) debate: urban critical reflections on new policies and the city model.
The 24th May 2015 Spanish local elections created a new momentum in local governance, as in some cities, local governments emerged out of social movements. This roundtable aims to stimulate discussions on the urban policies implemented by the new local governments and the conditions of "new municipalism".