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Urban Intersections at the Margins

Venue: TBC

‘Urban Intersections at the Margins’ is a three-day programme of events (30 June - 2 July 2022), sponsored by the BISR Urban Intersections Working Group, exploring different disciplinary perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches to urban 'marginality' and 'margins'.

The programme includes:

  • The Migrant’s Paradox: Inhabiting Multiple Displacements: Dr Suzi Hall (LSE) gives the Cities Annual Lecture co-sponsored by Birkbeck's Department of Geography. 30 June 2022.
  • Reimagining Urban Margins: An informal workshop bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches to imagine new methods and new ways of seeing urbanisation at the ‘margin’, both in the Global South and North. Postponed to Autumn Term 2022
  • Baronesa: Gendered Experiences of Everyday Life in Brazilian Favelas: A screening of Baronesa (Brazil, 2017), co-sponsored by the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, followed by a roundtable discussion with Dr João Tonucci (Federal University of Minas Gerais) and Dr Mara Nogueira (Birkbeck). Postponed to Autumn Term 2022
  • Tech Urbanism at the Margins: An interactive walking tour exploring the King’s Cross redevelopment and the marginalities produced by an emerging ‘tech urbanism’, co-sponsored by the ECREA Media, Cities and Space section and led by Dr Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck). 2 July 2022.

Most of the events are free and open to the public. Please follow the links above for more details and/or to book your place.

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