Brown Bag Seminars – Spring 2020

Claudia Fonseca Alfaro Brown Bag Seminars

The IUR’s Brown Bag Seminar Series will continue next year, same time, same place.

12:00 – 13:00, NI C826

January 15. Stig Westerdahl. Value in Urban Development – a Pragmatist View 

January 29. Mikael Stigendal. Approaching capital at the urban level – expectations and risks

February 12. Paula Mulinari, Johanna Sixtensson and Carina Listerborn. Consumption, everyday racism and everyday resistance. Presentation of a new research project 

February 26. Tullia Jack. Living alone – sociological and sustainability perspectives

March 4. Lina Olsson. Fixing Tracks: Urban Land Valorization through Land Value Financing of a New Tram Line in Lund, Sweden  

March 26. Rebecka Lennartsson. Behind the scenes of the city. The hidden, the forbidden, the forgotten. (Please note that this seminar will take place on a Thursday).

April 8. Christina Lindkvist and Jakob Allanson. Tensions between policy objectives for climate change and everyday practices – emotional engagement in transport planning

April 22Patience Mususa. The geopolitical dimensions to smarting southern Africa’s cities

May 6. Isaac Tchuwa and Thoko Mtewa. Climate change related water security and sustainable communities: The case of Lilongwe peri urban areas, Malawi

May 20. David Örbring. Space and Place in School Geography in Sweden

June 3. David Gogishvili. The Urbanism of Exception? Investigating Panorama Tbilisi Mega-project

Feel free to bring your own lunch!

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