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professor alan mabin
Time and place: Sep. 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts Hus, University of Oslo (Blindern Campus)

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: What Need for Southern Theory of Cities? by Alan Mabin.

Portrait Martin Dijst
Time and place: May 29, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Pathways to Healthy Urban Living by professor Martin Dijst.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, University of Oslo (Bindern Campus)

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series.

The Extraordinary Rendition of Circulations: grounding dispossession in the mega-event accumulation regime. By Christopher Gaffney

Breakfast is served from 09:00

Portrait, Dr. Mattias Bernt
Time and place: Nov. 14, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts hus, A-block

ISS welcomes Matthias Bernt, Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space.

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts Hus, University of Oslo (Bindern Campus)

Rodrigo Firmino is an Associate Professor in Urban Management at the Pontifical Catholic University (PUCPR) in Curitiba, Brazil, and a CNPq (Brazil’s National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) Research Fellow. "Besides the hype and enthusiasm surrounding the possibilities of an increasing capacity for central control of the urban environment justified by the dream of smart urbanism, the city is also made up of a series of scattered networks of technologies and practices."

Time and place: June 8, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka: Auditorium 4

Simin Davoudi, Professor of Environmental Policy & Planning at School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, and Associate Director of the Institute for Sustainability at Newcastle University will critically review different methodologies that have been employed to define the city-region before focusing on the prevailing conception of the city-region as a functional economic space and the dominant top-down methodology which is used for defining its boundaries.

Time and place: Apr. 14, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus

Martin Zebracki – Reconfiguring the City through Digital Practices: User-Created Contents and Conflicts in Public Art Engagements.

Digital (mobile) technologies pose new challenges to understanding the city and making sense of virtual urban life. Zebracki will present a study on digitally mediated engagement with the urban public, and discuss the conceptual and methodological implications to wider research on the digital urban condition.

Andy Merrifield
Time and place: Mar. 14, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

As the inaugural speaker of the Cities and Society seminar series, we are excited to present urban scholar Andy Merrifield.