UCL Urban Laboratory


Cities Methodologies 2014: Book launch: The New Urban Question by Andy Merrifield

29 April 2014, 6:00 pm

The New Urban Question Book Cover

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Slade Research Centre, UCL, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0HB

With regret this event has been cancelled - apologies for any inconvenience.

Andy Merrifield, Bartlett Visiting Research Fellow, will launch his latest book, The New Urban Question (Pluto Press, 2014), on Tuesday 29th April as part of UCL Urban Laboratory's week-long Cities Methodolgies exhibition. The book traces the connections between radical urban theory and political activism.  Andy will present his book, followed by a drinks reception. 

Andy Merrifield is a writer, social theorist and urban geographer. He is co-editor (with Erik Swyngedouw), of The Urbanization of Injustice (1995) and author of eight books, including Metromarxism (2002), Dialectical Urbanism (2002), Guy Debord (2005), Henri Lefebvre: A Critical Introduction (2006), Magical Marxism (2011) (which was shortlisted for the 2012 Bread and Roses Prize), and most recently, The Politics of the Encounter: Urban Theory and Protest under Planetary Urbanization (2013).

Cities Methodologies is an ongoing programme of events and exhibitions dedicated to presenting, sharing and experimenting with new methods of urban research. You can see the other events lined up for the week here.