2010-2011: New Directions in Urbanism

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Sept. 17: Prof. Gary Bridge (Centre for Urban Studies, Bristol University, UK) “Rethinking the Urban”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

Oct. 15: Focused reading/discussion led by Prof. Christoph Lindner (ASCA) “Other Cities, Other Worlds”, Location: Vondelzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

Nov. 18-19: “Paris-Amsterdam Underground” workshop, Location: Doelenzaal (University Library, Singel 425).

Dec. 10: Dr. David Pinder (School of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, UK) “Utopia and Critical Urban Theory”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

Feb. 18: Prof. CJ Lim (University College London) “Smartcities+Eco-warriors”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

March 18: PhD Research Forum: Esra Almas (University of Amsterdam) “Politics of Hüzün: Orhan Pamuk’s Urban Imaginary”, and Anna Nikolaeva (Aarhus University) “Visions of the International Airport as a Public Space”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

April 15: Focused reading and discussion “Actor-Network Theory and Urban Studies”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.

May 13: Dr. Jeroen de Kloet (University of Amsterdam) “Factories and Slaughterhouses. Creativity and the Asian City”, Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal (University Library, Singel 425), Time: 3-6pm.