How should we study the territorial dimensions of urbanization? In what ways are inherited territorial landscapes being urbanized? In this colloquium, a group of GSD doctoral students and faculty reflect on these questions in relation to diverse arenas of historical and contemporary research on cites, regions, infrastructures and states.
Paper session 1: 2:00-3:15pm
Samaa Elimam, Measures of Utility: Inscribing Public Works in the Nile Delta
Tommy Hill, Space in the Equation: the Problem of Space in Contemporary Systems Thought
Paper session 2: 3:30-4:45pm
Maria Atuesta, Planning for the Vast, Uncharted Interior: Infrastructure and Resource Redistribution in Post-Conflict Colombia
Tamer Elshayal, Territory, Infrastructures of Mobility, and State Power in Late Postcolonial Egypt (1970-2010)
Roundtable discussion: 5:00-6:30pm
Research Horizons on urbanization and territory: a conversation with Eve Blau, Neil Brenner, and Antoine Picon
This event is jointly organized by the Urban Theory Lab, the History/Theory Platform and the PhD Program in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning.
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