Lieu : Montréal (Canada)
Dates : 14-18 avril 2021
Date limite de réponse à l’appel : 03 juin 2020
Studies of the global city have mainly centered on understanding the flows of finance capital and the consequences of neo-liberal policies that support corporate and private interests. Urban governance and commerce are often discussed through a macro-lens, and migration is commonly recognized as a consequence to the movements of capital and information. Overlooked are the ways in which the urban built environment has long been shaped intentionally by immigrants who find and make work often at the margins of these larger developments, creating their own particular transnational flows of goods, communication, and knowledge and claiming agency through transient and local acts of reuse, adaptation, and manipulation of structures, materials, and objects.
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