Erik Swyngedouw (University of Manchester)

Erik Swyngedouw (University of Manchester)
10am-1pm; 3pm-5pm
Friday, May 30th
Aula Gamma, Politecnico di Milano
Scuola di Architettura e Società
via Ampère 2

PhD seminar The role of conflicts in water related urban projects
(10 am – 1 pm)

Introduction:
Gloria Pessina
PhD Candidate, Politecnico di Milano
Discussant:
Prof. Erik Swyngedouw
University of Manchester

Alexander Follmann
PhD Candidate, University of Cologne
“Urban mega-projects for a ‘world-class’ riverfront.
The interplay of informality, flexibility and
exceptionality along the Yamuna in Delhi, India.”

Gloria Pessina
PhD Candidate, Politecnico di Milano
“The Sabarmati River Front Development
Project in Ahmedabad, India and the missing

Guido Minucci
PhD, Politecnico di Milano
“Adaptive capacity of water organizations.
The case studies of Bolivia and Morocco.”

The post-political city: open lecture
(3 – 5 pm)

Introduction:
Prof. Serena Vicari, University of Milan-Bicocca

Prof. Erik Swyngedouw
“Insurgent Architects:
Post-Politicization and Spectres
of Radical Urban Politics Today”

Discussants:
Prof. Ugo Rossi, University of Turin
Guido Anselmi, PhD Candidate, University of
Milan-Bicocca

The seminar is organised within the framework of the PhD programmes
in Spatial Planning and Urban Development (SPUD, Politecnico di
Milano) and Urban and Local European Studies (Urbeur, University of
Milan – Bicocca). Info: gloria.pessina@gmail.com

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