Public Lecture: The Politics of Space and Protest

In the framework of the graduate course on “Popular Uprisings and Social Movements” (INA 814G) taught by Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury, Julia Tierney (University of California in Berkeley) will give a lecture on “The Politics of Space and Protest”

When? May 22, at 5:30 pm

Where? BB 1309, LAU Beirut Campus

All are welcome to attend.

About the Speaker: Julia Tierney is a doctoral student in City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley where her focus is on urban theory and international development. For her dissertation she is researching the intersection of the politics of security and the neoliberal remaking of Beirut. She graduated with a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012, and prior to that she worked with the World Bank on urban development projects in Brazil.