Theme VI.2 Urban Studies and the Challenge of Travelling Concepts and Comparative Methods

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 311+312
RC21 Regional and Urban Development (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Yuri KAZEPOV, University of Urbino, Italy, Asato SAITO, Yokohama National University, Japan and Takashi MACHIMURA, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Policies Travel Uneasily: The Comparative, Relational and Translative Work Of Making Urban Policy In a Global Context (Oral Presentation)
Eugene MCCANN, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Kevin WARD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Uncertain Landings and Slippery Cities (Oral Presentation)
Caroline KNOWLES, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

Beyond Generic Urban Theory? Grand Narratives, Assemblages, and Urban Critique (Oral Presentation)
Bart WISSINK, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

From Chicago to Los Angeles: Western Concepts and the Study of Post-Socialist Cities (Oral Presentation)
Ludek SYKORA, Charles University , Czech Republic

Urban Shrinkage As a Travelling Concept (Oral Presentation)
Annegret HAASE, Helmholtz Cntr Environmental Research, Germany; Dieter RINK, Helmholtz Cntr Environmental Research, Germany; Sigrun KABISCH, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany; Manuel WOLFF, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany

Comparing Latin American Migration in Different Urban Settings: Theoretical and Epistemological Issues (Distributed Paper)
Luis GARZÓN GUILLÉN, Universitat Autonòma Barcelona, Spain