Decentring Critical Urban Scholarship: conversations with IJURR

Hosted by the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

MAR.1.04, Marshall Building


Prof Hyun Bang Shin

Prof Hyun Bang Shin

Professor of Geography and Urban Studies, LSE; SEAC Director

SEAC is pleased to announce a hybrid public event to mark the IJURR 2022 editorial board meeting in London, which will be a lively occasion for board members to engage with readers and potential authors and also showcase some of the on-going dialogues at IJURR.

A video of this event can be viewed here

17.00 – 17.10: Welcome and Introduction

17.10 – 18.20: Practicing Critical Urban Scholarship

Tuna Taşan-Kok| Professor of Urban Governance and Planning, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands | Chair of UGoveRN

Claire Mercer | Professor of Human Geography, LSE, UK

María José Álvarez-Rivadulla | Associate Professor of Sociology, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Moderated by Liza Weinstein | Associate Professor of Sociology, Northeastern University, USA.

18.20 – 18.35: Break

18.35 – 19.45: Doing Critical Urban Scholarship from ‘Southern’ Cities

Mona Fawaz | Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, American University of Beirut, Lebanon | Co-founder of Beirut Urban Lab

Nausheen Anwar | Professor of City and Regional Planning, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi,
Pakistan | Director of Karachi Urban Lab

Eduardo Marques | Professor, University of São Paulo, Brazil | Director of the Center for Metropolitan Studies

Tom Goodfellow | Professor of Urban Studies & International Development, University of Sheffield, UK | Associate of the Urban Institute

Michele Lancione | Professor of Economic and Political Geography, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy | Director of Beyond Inhabitation Lab

Moderated by Hyun Bang Shin | Professor of Geography and Urban Studies, LSE, UK | Director of Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

19.45 – 20.00: Conclusion

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