Program 2017-2018

Fall 2017
The Political Life of Urban Streetscapes


September 14: The Urban Streetscape as Political Cosmos / Panel: The Politics of Street Naming in the City of Victoria
Reuben Rose-Redwood
Chair of the Committee for Urban Studies and Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Victoria

October 26: The Political Life of Numbers: The History of House Numbering in European Cities
Anton Tantner
Lecturer, Department of History, University of Vienna

November 30: Space of Passions: Populism and the Politics of "Us" in the Urban Streetscapes of Europe
Emilia Palonen
Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki




Spring 2018
Sex and the City


January 25: Panel: Social Justice and Sex-Work in the City of Victoria
Panelists include Bobby Dick, Breanne Gornall, and Sarah Smith, facilitated by Rachel Phillips (Peers Victoria Resources Society)

February 22: Sex Workers Organizing for Change: Self-Representation, Community Mobilization, and Anti-Trafficking Work
Annalee Lepp
Associate Professor, Department of Gender Studies, University of Victoria

March 22: Sex-Work, Social Citizenship, and the Ethics of Care in the Contemporary City
Ebru Ustundag
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Tourism Studies, Brock University