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Events

11 February 2020
13:00 - 17:00
Janskerkhof 15, room 101, 3512 BL Utrecht

Urban Ecologies Graduate Seminar 19-20 Session 1: Transformative Cities

The first session of the [urban interfaces] graduate seminar 2019-2020: Urban Ecologies. The theme of this session is Transformative Cities. How can design of urban interfaces and infrastructures contribute to socially and ecologically sustainable urban futures?

Readings:

  • Jasanoff, Sheila. 2015. “Future Imperfect: Science, Technology, and the Imaginations of Modernity”. In: Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power, edited by Sheila Jasanoff and Sang-Hyun Kim. pp. 1 – 33. https://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.001.0001.
  • Tozer, Laura, and Nicole Klenk. 2018. “Discourses of Carbon Neutrality and Imaginaries of Urban Futures.” Energy Research & Social Science 35: 174-181. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.10.017.
  • Raworth, Kate. 2017. Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist. Ch. 6 “Create to Regenerate: From ‘Growth Will Clean it up Again’ to Regenerative by Design.” pp. 128 – 150.

More information about the seminar can be found here, you can register for the seminar series by emailing urbaninterfaces@uu.nl.

note: change of rooms: not MCW Lab but JK15, room 101!