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Event Series: Think and Drink Kolloquium

Inside the „21st Century City“

Book launch and Panel at Think and Drink Colloquium


Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm


Institut für Sozialwissenschaften



In this Book Launch, Suzi Hall, one of the editors, and Christine Hentschel and Talja Blokland, contributing authors, will in a panel discussion present some key themes and arguments of "The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City". This book focuses on the dynamics and disruptions of the contemporary city in relation to capricious processes of global urbanisation, mutation and resistance.  

An international range of scholars engage with emerging urban conditions and inequalities in experimental ways, speaking to new ideas of what constitutes the urban, highlighting empirical explorations and expanding on contributions to policy and design. The handbook is organised around nine key themes, through which familiar analytic categories of race, gender and class, as well as binaries such as the urban/rural, are readdressed. The discussion will in particular involve the theme of 'conflict'  and of 'civility', two of the key themes of the volume.

Further information

Organizer: Stadt- und Regionalsoziologie, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Speakers: Prof. Suzanne Hall; Prof. Christine Hentschel; Prof. Talja Blokland
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Talja Blokland

Further information on the event's website


Kaspar Metzkow
Phone: 030 2093-4208


Universitätsstraße 3b.Institutsgebäude
Room: 002