Brown Bag Seminars – Spring 2021

Claudia Fonseca Alfaro Brown Bag Seminars

12:00 – 13:00. Selected Wednesdays

Zoom webinars

27 January. Jon Helt Haarder. Oh, Danish Ghetto! A Literary History of Modernist Mass Housing in Denmark

10 February. Vitor Peiteado Fernández. Resistance to housing financialisation: how local protest challenge the expansion of indebtedness

24 February. Stephen Marr. DIY Urbanism and Everyday Practices of Sustainability in Detroit: Lessons from Urban Africa in America’s “Comeback” City

17 March. Myrto Dagkouli-Kyriakoglou. No one to host. Challenges and opportunities for Airbnb hosts and tourism in Greece during Covid-19 times.

31 March. Magnus Andersson, Helena Bohman and Peter Palm. International Housing Transactions 

7 April. Jennie Gustafsson. “They had already sold”: Uncovering Relations among the Local State, the Market and the Public in the Case of Municipal Housing Privatization, in Rosengård, Sweden”

21 April. Carina Listerborn. Smart Housing and its role in smart urbanism

5 May. Erica Righard. TBA.

26 May. Frans August Runo Af Malmborg. Policy entrepreneurs and narratives in EU AI policy formation.

9 June. Guy Baeten, Chiara Valli and Adriana de la Peña. Social sciences, smart cities, and city officials: preparing an online course


We will continue with a webinar format this semester. If you would like to participate in one of the seminars, please contact Defne Kadioglu to obtain a Zoom link.