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Launch of Critical Cities Vol 3

Date uploaded: September 26, 2012

Launch of Critical Cities: Ideas, Knowledge and Agitation from Emerging Urbanists - Vol 3
Tuesday 9th October, 7:15pm at the Royal Festival Hall

(Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX)

Leave behind status-quo thinking about contemporary cities and leap into the knowledge, actions and ideas of sharp critical urbanists from across the globe. Critical Cities Vol 3 offers provocative and transformative perspectives from multiple urban contexts including São Paulo, Zagreb, Hong Kong, London, Bogota, and Nicosia.

“There is a dearth of critical commentaries examining the changes in cities wrought by neo-liberalism. At last a multi-disciplinary collection of writing that brings together some of the best.”
— Anna Minton, author of Ground Control

“This collection explicitly and honestly wears its politics on its sleeve, a necessary counterpoint to the political disavowal or equivocation of too many urban actors. The exhilaration in the book lies in the stories told and in their transformative potential.”
— Professor Jeremy Till, author of Architecture Depends

The launch is an opportunity to meet and celebrate the book with the contributors, folks who pre-ordered copies, the MCP & TINAG team and many others.

The launch will test some of the questions raised in the book around public space by being held in one of the many open spaces within the Festival Hall.

Please RSVP via facebook or email [email protected] so we can best coordinate with our sponsors for the evening.

Book details:
ISBN 978-0-9563539-3-1
Myrdle Court Press, London, 2012​
£17.99 /  211 x 140mm​

Visit www.criticalcities.net