Dr Deen Sharp will launch his co-edited book Open Gaza: Architectures of Hope at the LSE Middle East Center on Monday, 22 February 2021 at 4pm-5pm GMT. To attend please register here, all are warmly welcome and the event will be simultaneously translated into Arabic.

The launch will be followed by an in-depth discussion, as part of the Urbanisation, Planning and Development seminar series, on 18 March 2021 with the Gazan architect Salem Al Qudwa and his contribution to Open Gaza. In this UPD seminar we will also discuss the contribution of Michael Sorkin to creating beautiful, just and sustainable cities and his long advocacy for urban justice in Israel-Palestine.