21 Feb 201812:00pm - 2:00pmSeminar room SG2, Alison Richard Building

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The Production of ‘Difference’ and Inequalities in Urban Spaces

Dr Felipe Hernández (University Senior Lecturer, Fellow of King’s College, Director of Studies for Christ's College and King’s College, Cambridge University)

 

The session will discuss the production of alterity, racism and inequalities in urban spaces. The presentation will approach the idea of difference and its constitution and representation through space. It will shed light on how spaces are materialised in everyday interactions. The presentation will be followed by an open discussion.

Dr Felipe Hernández has been working on Urban Spaces of Internal Displacement and the reproduction of inequalities. His research addresses racial discrimination (prevalent racists attitudes) and their expression on the urban form (urban exclusion and socio-spatial injustice). He is also Chair of Cities South of Cancer (CSC), an interdisciplinary Research Group whose members work on a wide variety of urban issues in Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the USA.

Open to all.  No registration required

Part of Power and Vision: The Camera as Political Technology Research Group Seminar Series
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