AESOP Lecture Series / Lecture 15

Published at: 16 September 2019

AESOP Lecture Series / Lecture 15


Manuel Aalbers and Iván Tosics

From the financialization of the city to planning for efficient housing


Hosted by Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa

30 October 2019, 17h00 - 20h00


The 15th Lecture Series will take place at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal and will feature two talks by Manuel Aalbers and Iván Tosics.

The Lecture is organised in collaboration with the final conference of project exPERts: Making Sense of Planning Expertise (coordinated by Marco Alelgra; The Lecture will be chaired by Marco Allegra and Simone Tulumello and introduced by an AESOP ExCo representative.

In the first talk, Manuel Aalbers will argue that a new form of urban development is emerging in which processes of financialization play a key role, and focus on the implications for the emerging, global housing crises. In the second talk, Iván Tosics will reflect on how planning can contribute to efficient and inclusive housing, and the role of the various actors at stake.