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Seminar Lawrence Berg: Space, Neoliberalism and White Supremacy

Wanneer:di 24-06-2014 10:00 - 17:00
Waar:Harmoniegebouw, room 13.15.0037

The Centre for Canadian Studies, the Faculty of Spatial Sciences and the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen invite you to attend:

Space, Neoliberalism and White Supremacy

A workshop with Prof. Lawrence Berg, University of British Columbia

This workshop aims to discuss challenges of diversity in a sustainable society.

PhD students and Research Master students interested in, and/ or currently working on research related to questions of diversity, inclusion, and pluralism are invited to participate and to give a short presentation on their current research.

Register at: canstudy@rug.nl

(Please indicate if you would like to present)

Lawrence D. Berg is Professor of Critical Geography at the University of British Columbia. Lawrence has published more than 80 articles in peer reviewed journals and books, specializing in the study of place and the politics of identity.  In 2002 he was founding co-editor of the platinum open-access journal, ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, and he remains a member of the ACME Editorial Collective.  Lawrence held the Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Diversity & Identity, and he is presently the director of the UBC Centre for Social, Spatial, & Economic Justice.  His present research focuses on two areas: the politics of academic knowledge production and white supremacy in settler colonial states like Canada.