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Public lecture and Elite Seminar on “Urban Resurgence: the Making of Inequality in Global Cities”
posted by International Centre for China Development Studies for HKU and Public
Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Social Development & Welfare

Event Details

Public lecture and MAChDS Elite Seminar Series
Abstract: Drawing on his recently published book The Unequal City Professor Short will discuss the major behind the resurgence in central cities around the globe and the displacement of the poor. The role of liquid capital, the revalorization of time and space, urban megaprojects, the importance of demographic trends will be discussed. The consequences of these trends and their unfolding across global cities will be examined. The competing forces of the securitization and democratization of the city will be evaluated.

Speaker: John Rennie Short, Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland.

Prof. Short’s website:

Date/Time22/01/2018 14:30-16:30
VenueSocial Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower

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Registration is open from 11/01/2018 14:00(HKT) to 22/01/2018 12:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

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