Urban Infrastructure and its Afterlife

Urban Infrastructure and its Afterlife: in this panel we propose to explore the centrality of logistics and infrastructure in changing urban processes and governance. Logistics and infrastructure decisively organize and produce power relations and social hierarchies within cities. Historically, logistical modes of governance can be conceived of as a grid of responses reacting both to social changes and crises. Such responses often became the norm or everyday mode of governance in a ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Urban History Association
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012
Event Location: 
New York
Abstract due date: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Categories: 
Interdisciplinary
Popular Culture
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Classical Studies
Cultural Studies
Environmental Studies
Film
TV
& Media
Back to Top