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The Possible City

International Debate in collaboration with the Social Science Research Council

With these debates, the CCCB and the Social Science Research Council (New York) offer reflection on the challenges facing today’s cities, combining theoretical reflection with suggestions of measures that could bring into being a more humane and democratic city.

Diane Davis, Teresa Caldeira and Richard Burdett

The possible city. From urban planning to democracy

How might life in cities be improved? A debate between Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at Harvard University; Teresa Caldeira, anthropologist and Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley and Richard Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and director of the LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme at the London School of Economics.