Urbanisation, Planning and Development

Seminar Series

These research seminars are a series of expert-led discussions. Unless otherwise noted, they take place on Thursdays, 1pm-2:30pm at 32L.G.24, but are also streamed online. The seminars are open to all. 

Centner UPD Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2021

30 September

Dr Ryan Centner (LSE) and Manoel Pereria Neto (Havard University) 
'Peril, privilege & queer comforts of occlusion: The performative geographies of expatriate gay men in the transnational Gulf'

Zoom link available here

14 October

Dr Sarah Abdel (University of Cambridge)
‘Permanent markers: Race, the body & genomic ancestry mapping in the US & Brazil'

Zoom link available here

28 October 

Dr Joseph Pierce (University of Aberdeen)
'Ownership is a habit of mind: Fictions of urban property & the political potential of community land trusts'

Zoom link available here

11 November

Dr Rae Rosenburg (University of Edinburgh)
'Social & cultural architectures of difference: Queer urban sites of hegemonic masculinity'

Zoom link available here

25 November

Dr Rana al-Mutawa (NYU-Abu Dhabi)
'Everyday life in the “glitzy” city:Navigating belonging & exclusion in Dubai'

Zoom link available here

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