LSE Cities’ Austin Zeiderman at ‘New Urban Formations: A Conference on Comparative Urbanization’, Beijing

20 November 2013

On 15-16 November 2013 at ‘New Urban Formations: A Conference on Comparative Urbanization’, the¬†Stanford Center at Peking University in Beijing, Austin Zeiderman gave two lectures. The conference was focused on putting Chinese urbanisation in comparative perspective and bringing insights from Latin America, Africa, South Asia, and Europe.¬†Austin’s first talk looked at the history of Latin American urbanisation and contemporary challenges to urban governance in the region. The second was on land, dispossession, and urbanisation in Colombia.