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New York and London as Neoliberal Cities-Doreen Massey - 2008

Introduction

Doreen Massey (Open University), author of "World City" examines the similarities and differences between London and New York and analyses the regional, national and international consequences of London as a centre of finance capital.

NEW YORK AND LONDON AS NEOLIBERAL CITIES
MONDAY 9TH JUNE 2008
ST ETHELBURGA'S CENTRE FOR RECONCILIATION AND PEACE
78 BISHOPSGATE
LONDON EC2N 4AG
 
SESSION 1

7.30    Kim Moody (University of Hertfordshire), author of "New York from Welfare State to Real Estate" will talk about regime change in New York City since the 1970s, and draw on contemporary struggles in New York City against gentrification and working class displacement.


8.00    Doreen Massey (Open University), author of "World City" will examine the similarities and differences between London and New York and analyse the regional, national and international consequences of London as a centre of finance capital.

8.30    Questions, Discussion and Summing-up

          Chaired by Michael Edwards (Kings Cross Railway Lands Group)

9.20    Short Break

SESSION 2

9.30    OPEN FORUM on current glocal struggles in London
Chaired by Pauline Rowe (Defend Queens Market Campaign, Newham)

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Credits

Date: 9 June 2008
Location: St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
City: London, England
Crew: Mark Saunders, Lara Barbier, Hideto Sakai
Organisation: London Social Forum
Event: London Social Forum Open Meeting
Original Format - colour, mini DV, 30 mins
Language versions - english

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