Decentering Urban Theory: Peripheries, Urbanization, and Popular Participation

Teresa Caldeira & James Holston
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 4:30pm

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.