Urban Salon hosts the book launch of Urban Geopolitics: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities (Routledge, 2018) edited by Jonathan Rokem and Camillo Boano.
In this event the editors and some of the chapter authors will present the books overarching themes and engage with selected cities.
18.00 Welcome and introduction
Jonathan Rokem (UCL Geography) and Camillo Boano (The Bartlett Development Planning Unit / UCL Urban Laboratory)
18.15 Book chapter presentations
The tale of ethno-political and spatial claims in a contested city: the Muhajir community in Karachi
Sadaf Sultan Khan, Kayvan Karimi and Laura Vaughan (UCL)
The Embodiment of the Ideology of ‘Development’ in the Practice of Marketplace Coordination in Jakarta
Pawda F Tjoa (Cambridge)
The Camp vs the Campus: Revisiting the contested landscapes of an urban Mediterranean encampment in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus
Moriel Ram (SOAS)
The Medellín's Shifting Geopolitics of Informality: The Encircled Garden as a Dispositive of Civil Disenfranchisement?
Catalina Ortiz and Camillo Boano (UCL)
Matthew Gandy (Cambridge)
Sara Fregonese (Birmingham)
Sobia Ahmad Kaker (Goldsmiths)
Followed by a Q&A with the audience and a drinks reception.
No booking required.