OBLSE

Urbanisation, Planning and Development

Seminar Series

These research seminars are a series of expert-led discussions. Unless otherwise noted, they take place at LSE on Thursdays, 1pm-3:30pm in the Michael Wise Room, STC 3.14. The seminars are open to all.


Centner UPD Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2019

10 October

Dr Katie Meehan (King’s College, London)
‘Cities of the unplumbed: Race, income inequality and water poverty in urban America’

24 October

Prof Anna Secor (Durham)
‘The neighbour that might kill you: Difference, politics, and ethics in Turkey’

14 November

Dr Julia Corwin (LSE)
‘Analogue labour in a digital world: Repair and jugaad in India’s used electronics economy’

21 November

Dr Romit Chowdhury (Durham)
‘The social life of transport infrastructures: Masculinities and everyday mobility in Kolkata’

5 December

Dr Creighton Connolly (Lincoln)
'Planning “portopolis”: Melaka, Malaysia and the geopolitics of urban infrastructure’

This series is organised by Dr Ryan Centner. Contact r.o.centner@lse.ac.uk with any questions.