Decentering Urban Theory: Peripheries, Urbanization, and Popular Participation
Humanities Center, Boardroom
Peripheral Urbanization: Professor Teresa Caldeira, City & Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
Participatory Urban Planning: Professor James Holston, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Papers will draw from extended ethnographic research in Brazil. Comments by Professor James Ferguson (Stanford, Anthropology and African Studies) and Professor Thomas Blom Hansen (Stanford, Anthropology and South Asian Studies) will initiate a cross-regional discussion on peripheries, urbanization, and popular participation.