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Published on Thursday, January 26, 2023

Abstract

In this roundtable, professors Jonathan Wolff (University of Oxford) and Avner de-Shalit (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will discuss their work in progress, focused on the topic of urban injustices. Employing a methodological approach merging normative expertise with applied reflections, supported by data from interviews with over 180 people worldwide, Wolff and de-Shalit set out to conceptualize a city in which individuals relate to each other as equals.

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Presentation

In this roundtable, professors Jonathan Wolff (University of Oxford) and Avner de-Shalit (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will discuss their work in progress, focused on the topic of urban injustices. Employing a methodological approach merging normative expertise with applied reflections, supported by data from interviews with over 180 people worldwide, Wolff and de-Shalit set out to conceptualize a city in which individuals relate to each other as equals.

Participants shall address issues connected to complex phenomena affecting present-day cities, such as spatial and social segregation, gentrification and precariousness, as well as core issues of citizenship and urban policymaking.

Format

  • Date: February 8, 2023
  • Starting time: 2 pm (Brasilia time – UTC-3)
  • Venue: Law School, PUC-Rio. Frings Building, Room 1 (PPGD)
  • Hybrid event: in-person and live-streamed

Confirmed panellists

  • Jonathan Wolff (University of Oxford)
  • Avner de-Shalit (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Bethânia Assy (PUC-Rio)
  • Florian Hoffmann (PUC-Rio)

Registration

Registration by e-mail until February 5, 2023.

To register, please send an e-mail including the event's title, your full name and institutional affiliations (university, organization, company, etc.) to: urbaninjustices@gmail.com

Event organizers

  • Katarina Pitasse Fragoso (CEM-Universidade de São Paulo/Goethe University Frankfurt)
  • Pedro Lippmann (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
  • Bethânia Assy (PUC-Rio)
  • Florian Hoffmann (PUC-Rio)

Institutional supporters

Graduate Program in Law, PPGD, PUC-Rio

Probral Program "Spheres of Citizenship in Rio de Janeiro and Berlin: Rights, Frontiers, Agencies", DAAD-CAPES

Places

  • Ala Frings (Frings Building), 5º Andar (5th floor), Sala 1 (Room1), PPGD. - R. Marquês de São Vicente, 124
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (22451-040)

Date(s)

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023

Keywords

  • equality, urban injustice, gentrification, social exclusion, citizenship, urban planning, urban policymaking

Contact(s)

  • Lippmann Pedro
    courriel : pedro_lippmann [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Pitasse Fragoso Katarina
    courriel : katarina [dot] fragoso [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Lippmann Pedro
    courriel : pedro_lippmann [at] hotmail [dot] com

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« What is an egalitarian city? », Miscellaneous information, Calenda, Published on Thursday, January 26, 2023, https://doi.org/10.58079/1afl

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