The 14th David M. Smith Annual Lecture, 'Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Revolt, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City' was given on Thursday 30 November 2017 by Don Mitchell, Professor of Cultural Geography in the Department of Social and Economic Geography at Uppsala University, Sweden.
Previous lectures include:
2019 Professor Iwona Sagan (Department of Socio-Economic Geography, University of Gdansk, Poland) 'From communism to neoliberalism and back to populism: changing models of (not only) urban policy'
2018 Professor Gill Valentine (University of Sheffield) 'Popular understandings of tolerance: what can we learn from European societies with contrasting levels of diversity?'
2017 Professor Don Mitchell (Uppsala University) 'Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Revolt, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City'.
2016 Tom Slater (University of Edinburgh) 'From territorial stigma to territorial justice: a critique of vested interest urbanism'. The lecture formed part of a wider event, a reunion for former students and staff in geography, geology and environmental science at QMUL. View photos of the event on Flickr and view the recording of the lecture on YouTube