Katalin Gennburg
Katalin Gennburg Elected Member Berlin House of Representatives Berlin, Germany

Biography

Katalin Gennburg is an urban researcher and philosopher of science by training. Her topics include: Right-to-the-City Movements, land and real estate policy, and the reclamation and repoliticisation of public space, particulary in a digital age.
Gennburg is speaker for urban development, tourism and smart city of the Left Fraction in the Berlin House of Representatives and directly elected to the Berlin parliament. www.katalingennburg.de

Sessions

Save to calendar 20-11-2019 11:15 20-11-2019 13:15 Europe/Madrid Sharing Cities: Platform Labour in Urban Spaces

Departing from the Common Declaration of Principles and Commitments for the Sharing Cities (Barcelona, 2018) agreed by around 50 cities, this panel is structured in two parts intertwined. A first part, focused on a discussion about the impact of platform labour in urban spaces. On the other side, a second part centred on the importance of an alliance among cities and the work carried on by the Sharing Cities Action Taskforce. 

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Save to calendar 21-11-2019 13:45 21-11-2019 15:45 Europe/Madrid Right to the city: Housing, Gentrification and Urban Justice

Henri Lefevre’s idea, Right to the City, has been interpreted in many ways. Geographer David Harvey defined it as “the right to change ourselves by changing the city”. The concept encompasses affordable housing, inclusivity, re-greening, tactical urbanism and much more. The implementation of the 2030 Agenda underpins its raison d’être. What should cities do to ensure that we have the freedom to remake our cities to create vibrant communities?

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