It is our pleasure to share the details of our seminar series for spring 2021. All talks are given online via Zoom and the links are to be made available on this page, https://tinyurl.com/updseminars-spring2021.
In this series, we welcome back two of our alumni, Dr Lewis Asante (MSc Urbanisation and Development alumnus) and Dr Sin Yee Koh (PhD Human Geography and Urban Studies alumna).
Unless otherwise noted, they take place on Thursdays, 1pm-2:30pm online via Zoom. The seminars are open to all. If you have any queries, please contact the seminar series convener, Dr Ryan Centner.
21 January 2021
Dr Eray Çayl? (LSE)
‘Urban political ecologies of emergency in Turkey’s Kurdistan: Notes from a neighbourhood on the banks of the Upper Tigris’
4 February 2021
Dr Lewis Asante (Kumasi Technical University)
‘Politically induced displacement in Ghana: How clientelist politics shape African urban regeneration’
18 February 2021
Dr Kate Dawson (LSE)
‘Between plastic and sand: Living in Accra’s Anthropocene’
4 March 2021
Dr Sin Yee Koh (Monash University)
‘The interurban migration industry: “Migration products” and the materialisation of urban speculation at Iskandar Malaysia’
18 March 2021
Dr Deen Sharif Sharp (LSE) and Dr Salem Al Qudwa (Harvard University)
‘Open Gaza: Architectures of hope’