2019 IUR Brown Bag Seminars

Claudia Fonseca Alfaro Brown Bag Seminars

The IUR is organizing a seminar series during 2019.

The first seminar will be hosted by Guy Baeten who will present “How not to build a smart city and the role of urban research.”


12:00 – 13:00, NI C826

  • May 8. Bo Bengtsson. Swedish housing politics in theoretical perspectives. Introducing a book project
  • May 22. Chiara Vitrano. Mobility, Access, and Temporal Inequalities. An empirical study on accessibility to night-time activities by public transport
  • June 5. Martin Grander and Tapio Salonen. Studies in housing and welfare – an interdisciplinary research environment on housing provision and equal living conditions
  • June 12. Tina Gudrun Jensen. The transformation of Vesterbro: an ethnographic film project on gentrification in Copenhagen
  • August 28. Magnus Nilsson. Urban perspectives in working class poetry
  • September 4. Claudia Fonseca Alfaro. Smart Cities in the Global South: a Case from Mexico 
  • September 18. Defne Kadıoğlu. Different Ways, Similar Results? Case studies of Gentrification from Istanbul and Berlin
  • October 2. Maria Engberg. The Data Society Research Program
  • October 16. Hoai Anh Tran. Public space and the Performance of Property. The case of Apple’s attempted store in the King’s garden Park in Stockholm
  • October 30. Lorena Melgaço. Epistemic dialogues South-North: decolonising the smart city agenda
  • November 27. Peter Parker. Discourses of property in the Swedish planning and building act
  • December 11. Guy Baeten and Carina Listerborn. Publication strategies in urban research 

Feel free to bring your own lunch!

If you don’t have access to the 8th floor, please contact the IUR (iur@mau.se) one day before and someone will meet you at the reception desk (ground floor) 10 minutes before the start of the seminar.