Housing for the Urban Poor
From Local Action to Global Networks

July 11, Pecha Kucha event at the Hong Kong University

Josefine Fokdal gave a brief input on 'Playing the game: Hybrid modes of Collaboration - New Interfaces between the State and Transnational Networks of Urban Poor' at a Pecha Kucha event ...

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June 24, 2014, Lecture at the Hong Kong University

Josefine Fokdal gave a lecture on 'Regional Networks of Urban Poor in the Housing Field and the Changing Interface with the State - the example of Thailand and the Philippines' at ...

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March 28, 2014, Presentation at the Southern Africa City studies Conference in Johannesburg

Astrid Ley gave a lecture on 'Transnational Grassroots Networks. New Tendencies in the Housing Process in Thailand, the Philippines, and South Africa'.

The paper looks at local-global activism as ...

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November 12, 2013, Lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Josefine Fokdal is invited to the School of Architecture and Urban Planning and Urban Studies Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to give a lecture on „From Local Action to ...

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August 31, 2013, Presentation at RC21 Conference ‘Resourceful Cities’ in Berlin

Josefine Fokdal and Astrid Ley gave a presentation on ‘From Grassroots Shacks to the Towers of Power: Relationship Building of Global Grassroots Housing Networks. Experiences from Africa and Asia’ during ...

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Key Note Lecture by Somsook Boonyabancha on "Housing for the Urban Poor. The Impact of Local-to-Global Networks"

'Housing for the Urban Poor: The Impact of Local-to-Global Networks'
Key Note Lecture by Somsook Boonyabancha

Date: Thursday, 30.05. 2013
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Room A 053, Architecture Building ...

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May 15, 2013, Talk and discussion with urban development experts from Africa

A talk and discussion with a group of planners, architects, academics and journalists from African countries about the first findings of the research project was organized at Habitat Unit. Of ...

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May 30 - 31, 2013, Symposium at TU Berlin

The focus of the symposium will be on the influence of international networks of urban poor on local negotiations about land and housing. The aim is to share the preliminary ...

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April, 9, 2013 - Presentation at GIZ Symposium on Transformation and Governance

Astrid Ley is invited to give an input on the topic of “Cities as Incubators for Transformation. The Role of New Urban Players“ during a workshop on "Urban Transition - Learning ...

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February 24 – March 23, 2013, Field Study in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa

Astrid Ley will conduct interviews and focus group discussions with members and partners within the Shack/Slum Dweller International network in South Africa as well as with external actors such ...

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