Parent Category: IIRE Activities
Category: Evening Lectures
The IIRE organises in cooperation with the yearbook 'Kritiek. Jaarboek voor socialistische
discussie en analyse' a lecture by Erik Swyngedouw on David Harvey,
geographical materialism and urban social struggles on Thursday, the
Geographer David Harvey has developed his ideas on the interaction between urban
development and politics in many publications. The Marxist criticism
of global capitalism is an important element of his analysis of urban
Erik Swyngedouw will
discuss Harvey's work and show that his theories can be applied in
contemporary urban movements.
Swyngedouw is professor of Geography at the University of Manchester at the School of Environment and Development and completed his PhD
under the supervision of David Harvey.
Location: International Institute for
Research and Education (IIRE), Lombokstraat 40, Amsterdam.