Manchester Urban Institute Launch: Professor Michael Keith
As part of the Manchester Urban Institute's programme of launch events, Professor Michael Keith, Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, will be giving a talk, titled 'The future’s promise? Technocratic dreams, Faustian urbanism and the cities yet to come'.
Professor Keith has previously been Professor of Sociology, Head of Department and Director of the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has also been a politician in the East End of London for twenty years and was at various times leader of the Council in Tower Hamlets, chair of the Thames Gateway London Partnership (2000-2006) and Commissioner on the National Commission on Integration and Cohesion (2006-07). His research interests focus on the interface between culture, urbanism and migration. His current work develops past projects on the dynamics of urbanism, the study of cultural difference and the impact of migration on structures and processes of governance.
To book, please visit https://mui-launch-prof-michael-keith.eventbrite.co.uk
Further MUI launch events will be announced in the coming weeks. Please see www.mui.manchester.ac.uk for further details.
Travel and Contact Information
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