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Friday 17 November 2017 14:00 - 17:00

Cities, Mobility and Diversity


In the seminar series Cities and Mobilities, organised by the FMG Centre for Urban Studies, the second edition deals with mobility and diversity,  with a particular focus on Brexit.

Guest speaker Adrian Favell (Chair in Sociology and Social Theory at the University of Leeds) will provide a talk on “Diversity and Mobilities in Eurocities: The Case of London and Brexit”.London in the 2000s was the Eurocity par excellence. It was the destination of choice for a generation or two of Eurostars (Favell 2008): young, professionally mobile, post-national populations from Europe, West and East, who thrived in the cosmopolitan, non-discriminatory atmosphere of the largest and most dynamic global city, in a Europe of open borders.  Will Brexit change all that?

ACCESS EUROPE's Virginie Mamadouh will act as discussant.

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