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.


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