2021-2022 Seminar Agenda (Spring semester)

14 janvier 2022

Programme of the Cities are Back in Town Seminar Series



Second Semester

(Thursdays, 5.30-7.15pm CEST/CET online, 5-7pm in-person)

Cities Webinar, 27 January 2022, online:

Yuri Kazepov (Professor of International Urban Sociology and Compared Welfare Systems, University of Vienna) & Michael Friesenecker (Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Sociology and the Department of Geography, University of Vienna)

Still a just city? Recent (dis-)continuities in Vienna’s housing and environmental policy

Discussant: Pierre Wokuri (CEE, Sciences Po)

Cities Webinar, 10 February 2022, online:

Gabriel Feltran (Professor of Sociology, Universidade Federal de São Carlos)

Launch and presentation of the book Stolen Cars: A Journey Through São Paulo’s Urban Conflict, Wiley/IJURR, 2021

Discussant: Laurent Fourchard (CNRS, CERI, Sciences Po)

Cities WIP (Work in Process), 24 February 2022, in-person:

(Beware: this session will be held exceptionally from 5:30pm to 7pm)

Joost de Moor (Assistant Professor in Political Science, CEE, Sciences Po Paris)

Cities Webinar, 10 March 2022, online:

Eleonora Pasotti (Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz)

Presentation of the book Resisting Redevelopment. Protest in Aspiring Global Cities, Cambridge University Press, 2020

Discussant: Gilles Pinson (Professor of Political Science and Researcher at the Centre Emile Durkheim, Sciences Po Bordeaux)


Cities WIP (Work in Process), 31 March 2022, in-person:

Beatriz Botero Arcila (Assistant Professor of Law at Sciences Po Paris and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University)

Cities Webinar, 5 April 2022, online:

Isabelle Anguelowski (ICREA Researcher, Director of the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

(Beware: this session will be held exceptionally on a Tuesday)

Presentation of the book The Green City and Social Injustice. 21 Tales from North America and Europe, Routledge, 2021

Discussant: Joost de Moor (CEE, Sciences Po)


Cities WIP (Work in Process), 28 April 2022, in-person:

Walter Nicholls (Associate Professor of Planning and Policy, University of California, Irvine)


Cities Webinar, 5 May 2022, online:

Javier Auyero (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Professor, Sociology Department, University of Texas, Austin)

Discussant: Côme Salvaire (Associate Researcher, CERI, Sciences Po)