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Housing and Urban Citizenship: the role of urban alliances

Henry Halloran Trust Research Incubator Project on urban alliance-building Organising the 21st Century City

The displacement of poor and low-income people from secure and affordable housing is one of the defining issues of contemporary urbanization.

How are citizens organising themselves and what kind of actions are they taking in response to processes such as eviction, gentrification, privatization and touristification?

Speakers: Associate Professor Kurt Iveson and Dr Amanda Tattersall from The University of Sydney’s School of Geosciences. will report on organised citizen action for housing in locations as diverse as Barcelona, Cape Town, Moscow, New York and Sydney.

Refreshments served at 6pm. Event commences at 6.30pm.



University of Sydney
Parramatta and City Roads, Camperdown
VSCC Lecture Theatre, Room 208, Veterinary Science Conference Centre (VSCC)


Monday 10 September 2018 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm


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