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Understanding Urbanisation Today Subject spaces: On the ethics of urban research

Tid: 2017-11-17 14:00 -- 2017-11-17 16:00
Plats: Niagara Auditorium, B2, Ground floor
Målgrupp: All interested

We are pleased to invite you to the Urban Seminar series at Malmö University Autumn 2017. We have invited four exciting scholars who will speak on the topic of Understanding Urbanisation Today. In collaboration with HUS network Sustainable housing, Urban Renewal and Social Justice 

Welcome to the third seminar Subject spaces: On the ethics of urban research Professor Nik Theodore, Great Cities Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Nik Theodore

Nik Theodore is a Professor in Urban Planning and Policy and Associate Dean, University of Illinois (UIC) at Chicago's Great Cities Institute. His work focuses on neoliberal urbanism, labor organizing, migration, urban informality and informal economies and urban political economy. He is a highly cited researcher in social science. His research has been published in economics, public policy, and urban studies journals as well as in media. Prior to joining UIC he was an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy at the University of Manchester (England). He is also an editor of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography and on the board of IJURR (International Journal of Urban and Regional Research).

Some references:


  • Theodore N (2016) "Worlds of Work: Changing Landscapes of Production and the New Geographies of Opportunity," Geography Compass 10(4): 179-189.
  • Theodore N and Habans R (2016) "Policing Immigrant Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 42(6): 970-988.
  • Peck J and Theodore N (2015) Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Brenner N, Peck J and Theodore N (2012) Afterlives of Neoliberalism. London: Bedford Press/Architectural Association.
  • Brenner N and Theodore N, eds. (2003) Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.


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