School of Geography

Seminar by Dr Matías Landau - Governing Buenos Aires: City, Politics and Society from the 19th century to the present

17 October 2018

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm
Speaker: Dr Matías Landau
Venue: Geography Building, Room 126, Mile End campus

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The event is co-sponsored by the City Centre at QMUL and Latin American Geographies in the UK (LAG-UK).

Matías Landau is prominent Argentine urban and political sociologist, based at the University of Buenos Aires and a researcher with Argentina’s CONICET. Author of numerous papers and books on urban politics and Buenos Aires, including Politics and Citizen Participation in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (2008, Miño y Dávila) he will be presenting on his recently published book (Prometeo, 2018) entitled "Governing Buenos Aires: City, politics and society, from the 19th Century to the present” that examines the history of governing Buenos Aires from its federalisation in 1880 to today.

For further information please contact: s.halvorsen@qmul.ac.uk