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Multilingual Streets: London's litmus strips of change

Public lecture hosted by London Festival of Architecture and LSE Cities

LSE Cities and the London Festival of Architecture hosted a lecture by Suzanne Hall on ‘Multilingual Streets: London’s litmus strips of change’, followed by discussion and drinks. Suzanne discussed how accelerated change is expressed in the cultural and economic life of London’s streets. Focusing on Peckham Rye Lane and the Walworth Road, the urban dimensions of spatial and social exchange was explored. Suzanne leads the ’Ordinary Streets’ research project at LSE Cities, and is author of City, Street and Citizen: The measure of the ordinary (Routledge, 2012).

You can download the slide presentation as a PDF here and a podcast of the event here.

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  • Suzanne Hall

    Suzanne Hall

    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Senior Research Associate, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science