Presenters

18 February 2021

Session 1&2

a non-occidentalist west: learning from theories outside the canon

Nobukhosi Ngwenya
18 February 2021
9:30 – 10:00
Unlearning within the canon: A critical reflection on navigating ‘Western’ theory’s Eurocentricism in the global South

Nelson Carroza Athens
18 February 2021
10:00 – 10:30
The Popular Habitat: Decolonizing the Genealogies of Urban Thought in Latin America

Bruna Ferreira Montuori
18 February 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Cartography of hidden narratives: reconfiguring planning practices through the case of Maré, Rio de Janeiro

Nipesh Palat Narayanan
Twitter: arnippo
18 February 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Informality as a privileged manifestation of urban theory built on southern empirics

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Session 3&4

a non-occidentalist west: learning from theories outside the canon

Vladimir Rizov
Twitter: @vlad_rizov
18 February 2021
14:20 -14:50
Towards a Critique of Lefebvre’s Production of Space: The Limits of Eurocentrism and Idealism

Simone Vegliò
Twitter: @simoneveglio7
18 February 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Postcolonizing Planetary Urbanization: Aníbal Quijano and an Alternative Genealogy of the Urban

Greta Scolari & Lorenzo De Vidovich
18 February 2021
15:50 – 16:20
Manifold theories for a lexicon. How to navigate post-suburbia?

Cancelled
18 February 2021
16:20 – 16:50

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19 February 2021

Session 5&6

a non-occidentalist west: learning from theories outside the canon

Burcu Yigit Turan and Mia Ågren
Twitter: @BurcuYigitTura1
19 February 2021
9:30 – 10:00
White landscapes: tracing socio-spatial epistemologies of whiteness in contemporary Swedish planning

Eija Meriläinen
19 February 2021
10:00 – 10:30
Gendering planetary urbanisation in Northern Finland

Rachel Mc Ardle
19 February 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Intersectional Climate Urbanism: the inclusion of Irish Traveller voices

Magdalena Novoa
Twitter: @magdanovoae 
19 February 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Insurgent Heritage: Memory, place-based care and cultural citizenships

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Session 7&8

a non-occidentalist west: learning from theories outside the canon

Ben Purvis
Twitter: @benpurvis42
19 February 2021
14:20 -14:50
The boundaries of urban studies: what space for ‘urban science’?

Jens Kaae Fisker and Letizia Chiappini
Twitter: @Molly_Ulysses
19 February 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Coding the Urban Differently: Thinking Parasitic Platform Urbanism with Serres and Lefebvre

Miguel Montalva Barba
19 February 2021
15:50 – 16:20
To Move Forward, We Must Look Back: White Supremacy and Settler Colonial Logic at the Base of Urban Studies

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18 March 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1&2

places “off the map”: bringing to light the hidden locations of urbanisation

 

Heini-Emilia Saari
18 March 2021
9:30 – 10:00
Re-constructing the Finnish taajama: Spaces of fragmented urbanisation in the Northern peripheries

Francesca Ferliccaa
18 March 2021
10:00 – 10:30
Collective action and co-production of the city in the Guernica land-seizures process in the periurban periphery of the Metropolitan area of Buenos Aires. 

Esther Yeboah Danso-Wiredu
18 March 2021
11:00 – 11:30
How The Urban Poor Define Preferred Places, Accra’s Old Fadama Slum Dwellers Case

Raffael Beier
18 March 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Ordinary Neighbourhoods – Stigma and Realities in Casablanca’s Shantytowns

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Session 3&4

places “off the map”: bringing to light the hidden locations of urbanisation

 

Clarissa Cordeiro de Campos
18 March 2021
14:20 -14:50
Situating the Right to the City: the meaning of centrality for squatting movements in three urban areas in Brazil, Spain, and the Basque Country

Laleh Foroughanfar
18 March 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Negotiating (in)Visibility: Street-making on the Margins of Malmö

Thomas Betschart
18 March 2021
15:50 – 16:20
Intersections of Power. The Negotiation of Ethiopia’s urban future through Transportation Infrastructure along the Addis-Nairobi Corridor.

Ankur Parashar
18 March 2021
16:20 – 16:50
Making of an Infrastructural Citizenship and Colonial Urban Space

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19 March 2021

 

 

Session 5&6

places “off the map”: bringing to light the hidden locations of urbanisation

 

Olivia Engström
Linkedin  
19 March 2021
9:30 -10:00
‘Spatial Resilience Tactic of Urban Public Space Repurposing in the Shrinking City: The Sustaining Community of Estonian Border City of Narva’

Yegor Vlasenko
Facebook: Yegor Vlasenko
19 March 2021
10:00 – 10:30
“Decommunization” and National State-Building in Ukraine

Chemi Shiff
19 March 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Contested narratives in the face of neoliberal development: the case study of the Terminal House in Jaffa, Israel

Laura Belik
Twitter Instagram
19 March 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Temporary Spaces of Hope, Permanent Structures of Power:
Concentration Camps in Ceará, Brazil 

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Session 7&8

places “off the map”: bringing to light the hidden locations of urbanisation

 

Noel A. Manzano Gómez
19 March 2021
14:20 -14:50
Informal urbanization and “urban inertia”. The legacy of historical self-built peripheries on contemporary European cities

Asa Roast
Twitter: @roastfkll
19 March 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Empty land: the production of informal commons outside/within the urban

Patricia Capanema Alvares Fernandes
19 March 2021
15:50 – 16:20
Urban history and theory from “off the map”: the case of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Aireen Grace Andal
19 March 2021
16:20 – 16:50
Children’s Spaces in Coastal Cities: Challenges to Conventional Urban Understandings and Prospects for Blue Urbanism and Urban Island Studies

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15 April 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1&2

challenging methodologies and methods

 

Pavel Grabalov
15 April 2021
9:30 – 10:00
Life of Russian deathscapes: A study of people’s uses and experiences of Vvedenskoe cemetery in Moscow

Josefa Maria Stiegler
15 April 2021
10:00 – 10:30
A digital urban ethnography? Methodological challanges

Sven Daniel Wolfe
Twitter @sdvolk
15 April 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Research in a minor key: Working with the seemingly mundane in authoritarian spaces

Veronica Hendel
15 April 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Counter Geographies of Danger: Young Migrants and Urban Mobility in Argentina

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Session 3&4

challenging methodologies and methods

 

Clara Rivas Alonso
15 April 2021
14:20 -14:50
Okmeydanı as a contested site of urban (re)production: occupying trajectories of hope(lessness) in Istanbul

Camila Saraiva
Twitter: @CamilaSaraiva99  
15 April 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Designing a comparison on informal settlements upgrading policies in three Southern American cities

Simone Tulumello
Twitter @simtulum 
15 April 2021
15:50 – 16:20
Blasting dichotomies open: multi-scalarity, relationality and comparability seen from an “othered” North

Mennatullah Hendawy
15 April 2021
16:20 – 16:50
The local yet global urbanism: Research contexts in the mediatized world. Case of Cairo

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16 April 2021

 

 

Session 5&6

challenging methodologies and methods

 

Michael Rafferty
16 April 2021
9:30 -10:00
Maintaining unsustainability: A relational-comparative assessment of rapid urban transformation in Dublin and Beirut

Frances Brill
16 April 2021
10:00 – 10:30
Practicing Comparative Urbanism: methods and consequences.

Carola Fricke
16 April 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Towards a Topological Thinking of Housing Policies: Mobility, Translation and Materialization

Bahar Sakizlioglu
16 April 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Revisiting Gentrification- Social Reproduction Nexus: A Feminist Ethnography of Gendered Dispossessions in Gentrifying Tarlabasi, Istanbul

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Session 7&8

challenging methodologies and methods

 

Dalia Milián Bernal
16 April 2021
14:20 -14:50
Online arenas and narrative inquiry: Navigating the methodological challenges of studying temporary uses in Latin America

Francesca Blanc
16 April 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Testing comparative spatial planning studies in the Latin American context: theoretical implications and decolonial perspective.

Aparna Parikh & Karen Paiva Henrique
Twitter: @pappupoppins @karenphenrique  
16 April 2021
15:50 – 16:20
Landscapes of in/justice

Ayse Gümeç Karamuk
16 April 2021
16:20 – 16:50
Planning law as a shared feature: Rethinking power mechanisms, planning principles and right to the city

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17 May 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1&2

revisiting the concepts of critical urban studies

 

Nathalie Bergame
Twitter: @BergameNathalie 
17 May 2021
9:30 – 10:00
Revisiting commons as emancipatory practice to claim the right to the city

Mika Hyötyläinen
17 May 2021
10:00 – 10:30
The urban commons and the neglected land question

Fırat Genç
17 May 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Rethinking Enclosure: Space and Power in Cities in Conflict

Ebba Brink & Emma Li Johansson
Twitter: @EbbaHBrink @emmalijohansson
17 May 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Ecosystem-based adaptation in the Merchandise City: analysing the interplay between climate gentrification and climate vulnerability in Rio de Janeiro

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Session 3&4

revisiting the concepts of critical urban studies

 

Amanda Winter
17 May 2021
14:20 -14:50
Thinking through the peri-urban and the implications for governing climate adaptation

Constantina Theodorou
Twitter: @CityIssue
17 May 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Climate justice in the context of planetary urbanization and the revision of spatial hierarchies

Debolina Majumder
17 May 2021
15:50 – 16:20
“Ephemeral urbanism” revisited: Internal labour migration and a class-analysis of urban landscape formation in Indian megacities

Li Fan & Nadine Appelhans
17 May 2021
16:20 – 16:50
“Conceded informality”: Theorizing urban informality in China from urban villages to post-industrial spaces

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18 May 2021

 

 

Session 5&6

revisiting the concepts of critical urban studies

 

Chiara Valli & Helena Holgersson
18 May 2021
9:30 – 10:00
Beyond the “Is this Gentrification?” question. Dis-placing and re-placing gentrification in Swedish political economy.

Gözde Orhan & Yonca Güneş Yücel
18 May 2021
10:00 – 10:30
Revisiting the Concept of Gentrification on Rural Scale: An Anthropological Approach

Elton Chan
18 May 2021
11:00 – 11:30
Retracing Commodification in Critical Urban Studies

Johan Pries
18 May 2021
11:30 – 12:00
Public space in a city of streets and sidewalks: repackaging urban critical theory in the development of eastern Malmö. 

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Session 7&8

revisiting the concepts of critical urban studies

 

Saila-Maria Saaristo
Twitter: @maria_saila
18 May 2021
14:20 -14:50
Makeshift Urbanism by Occupation. Negotiating evictions and housing rights in Lisbon, Portugal

Alize Arıcan
18 May 2021
14:50 – 15:20
Figuring It Out: Care, Futurity, and Urban Transformation in Tarlabaşı, Istanbul

Catalin Berescu
18 May 2021
15:50 – 16:20
What is the opposite of public space?

Nick R. Smith
Twitter: @urbanismith
18 May 2021
16:20 – 16:50
The Naturalistic Fallacy in Urban Studies: Reconceptualizing Urbanization from Contemporary China

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