2018, Thu, Nov 08

Democracy Lecture 2018: Richard Sennett—The Struggle for the City

With Richard Sennett, Francesca Bria, Andrej Holm, moderated by Tamara Tischendorf

Richard Sennett | © Thomas Struth

Richard Sennett | © Thomas Struth

The city is booming: By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will be living in urban areas. This dynamic threatens to intensify existing problems still further, as gentrification, tourism, and rising rents are leading to urban displacement and housing shortages.