Lecture: Urban warfare

16 October 2019 09:30 till 12:30 - Location: Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Berlage rooms - By: Communication BK

On 16 October, Raquel Rolnik gives the lecture 'Urban warfare: Housing under the empire of finance'.

In this lecture, Rolnik (Architecture and Urban Planning School, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil) presents her recently launched book 'Urban warfare: Housing under the empire of finance'. Rolnik is a former UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context. Her work has been highly influential in raising global awareness on the role of financialisation processes in the current housing affordability crises across the world.

Programme

09:30Welcome, by Darinka Czischke
09:45Lecture, by Raquel Rolnik
10:30Discussion panel, moderated by Darinka Czischke
Panel members: Marja Elsinga, Roberto Rocco, Nelson Mota
11:30Signing of book 'Urban warfare' by Raquel Rolnik