Ricard Gomà
Ricard Gomà Director Barcelona Institute of Regional and Metropolitan Studies Barcelona, Spain

Biography

Professor of Political Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
Researcher at the Institute of Government and Public Policiy (IGOP-UAB)
Director of the Institute of Regional and Metropolitan Studies (IERMB)

Sessions

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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