IV International Seminar City, Retail and Consumption

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During this week (12th – 16th September) an important international seminari is currently in progress: the IV edition of the International Seminar “City, Retail and Consumption”, titled “Retail, Consumption and the New Forms of Urban Governance”.

In the IGOT (Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território) more than 90 works will be presented in four discussion axes: retail urban landscapes, the rationales of new businesses, consumption-led urban regeneration and consumption lifestyles.

Our LXNIGHTS member Jorge Sequera is doing a presentation of his work in the Lavapiés market (Madrid): “Mercado Habitado: el mercado de Lavapiés (Madrid) en disputa”. The presentation will take place in the framework of Discussion Axe III: Retail- and consumption-led urban regeneration and the new forms of city governance: projects, actors and processes. Specifically in session 6: Public Markets and consumption, that will be occur Thursday, September 14th from 11:00 to 12:45.

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About Daniel Malet Calvo

I have a PhD in Urban Anthropology (2011) from University of Barcelona where I also have graduated with a BA in Social and Cultural Anthropology (2005), and a BA in History (2011). My thesis work puts forward a historical and ethnographic research focused on the most emblematic space in Lisbon's downtown: Praça do Rossio. I have been trained through many investigation projects, research grants and ethnographic works on Lisbon and Barcelona during my thesis, mainly focused on anthropology of urban space, city policies, collective action and olisipography. I'm also did research on Santiago island (Cape Verde archipelago), where I acquired experience on mobility conceptions, risk practices and urban renewal projects. Currently, as a post-doctoral researcher in the CIES-IUL (Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa) I'm investigating ERASMUS students as a short-term migration actors involved on heritagization processes, space production and transnational dynamics. Besides this, I'm an active member of the Grup de Recerca sobre Exclusió i Control Socials (GRECS) in the Anthropology Department of the Universitat de Barcelona, and of the Institut Català d'Antropologia (ICA)

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