LSE UPD Presence at American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting

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Many UPD (Urbanisation, Planning and Development) research cluster members presented their work and actively took part as organisers, chairs, discussants and panelists in this year’s AAG (American Association of Geographers) annual meeting, which was held in Boston, USA between 4-9 April 2017.

 

STAFF PRESENCE

Dr Austin Zeiderman

  • Panelist in the Panel Session Author Meets Critics: Hydraulic City (Anand) and Endangered City (Zeiderman)
  • Chair and Panelist in the Panel Session Theorizing Compliance in 21st Century Cities

Dr Julie Ren

  • Presenter, ‘(Extra)ordinary Beijing: On urban ontologies and artistic practice’ in the Paper Session China as Methods I

 

RESEARCH STUDENT PRESENCE

Yi Jin

  • Presenter, ‘Towards Residential Justice or Injustice: Socialist legacy in the regeneration of urban shanty town’ in the Interactive Short Paper Session Food, Retail, Land Use, and Environment Interactive Short Papers
  • Panelist in in the Panel Session Politics, contestations and its mechanism in mega urban project in China

Taneesha Mohan

  • Presenter, ‘Generating unfreedom, creating tied labour: MGNREGA and its impact on female labour in agriculture in India’ in the Paper Session WWW: Women Workers Worldwide – Within and outside the Shopfloor

Carwyn James Morris

  • Presenter ‘Translocal Migration and Theories of Practice: Understanding migration as practice through “mediated co-presence” and “reproduction of locality”‘ in the Paper Session Theorizing migration and mobility across contemporary Chinese society

Pablo Javier Navarrete Hernandez

  • Organizer and Presenter, ‘Unleashing Street Vendors Potential: Supporting Street Markets Upgrade in Santiago de Chile’ in the Paper Session Urban informality in Latin America I
  • Chair and Organizer in the Paper Session Urban informality in Latin America II

Mara Cristina Nogueira Teixeira

  • Chair and Organizer in the Paper Session Urban informality in Latin America I
  • Organizer and Presenter, ‘Engaging with the State: displacement, informality and citizenship in the context of mega-events’ in the Paper Session Urban informality in Latin America II

Do Young Oh

  • Chair, Organizer, Presenter, ‘The Urban Process and Universities in East Asia: a Comparative Study of Korea and Singapore’ in the Paper Session Doing Comparative Urbanism in the Global East

Harry Petit

  • Panelist in the Panel Session Theorizing Compliance in 21st Century Cities
  • Presenter ‘Hopeful City: producing consent through the promise of mobility in Cairo’ in the Paper Session Labor narratives and urban informality in the global South

Meredith Whitten

  • Chair and Organizer in the Paper Session Urban parks and green space: Working for the city (1 of 3)
  • Chair, Discussant, Organizer, Presenter ‘Past in present: Managing urban green space use in contemporary London’ in the Paper Session Urban parks and green space: Working for the city (2 of 3)
  • Chair, Discussant and Organizer  in the Paper Session Urban parks and green space: Working for the city (3 of 3)

Yimin Zhao

  • Chair and Organizer of the Paper Session China as Methods II
  • Organizer and Presenter, ‘Space as Method: Field Sites and Encounters in Beijing’s Green Belts’ in the Paper Session China as Methods I

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