Urban Studies Foundation Symposium

7th Nov 2018

Urban Studies Foundation Symposium

13 December 2018, University of Glasgow


The Urban Studies Foundation will be hosting a morning symposium on 13 December 2018, where five of their recently appointed Postdoctoral Research Fellows will present their recent and ongoing work. Presentations will be held at the University of Glasgow from 9:00am until 1:30pm.

All interested scholars, students and other individuals are welcome to attend, but please note that this is a small event and places are limited. If you’d like to attend please fill out this web form and USF will contact you to confirm your place and provide more information.


For more info & sign-up see: https://urbanstudiesfoundation.org/usf2018/


Presenting fellows:

Dr Katie Higgins (University of Sheffield): "Little capital: the super-rich in a second-tier city"

Dr Sage Ponder (University of Minnesota): "The Racialization of Municipal Debt and Urban Infrastructure in Detroit and Puerto Rico"

Dr Stephanie Wakefield (Florida International University): "Miami Forever: Urbanism in the Back Loop"

Dr Katie Wells (Georgetown University): "From Entrepreneurialism to Uberization: Urban Governance in the Age of Apps"

Dr Pablo Arboleda (University of Glasgow): "Ruins versus Neoliberalism: Counter-preservation as a form of resistance"


Any questions about the event should be directed to Joe Shaw at [email protected]


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