Join us in Munich, at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, from the 16th to the 18th of February 2017 for an International Conference entitled

From Stigma to Brand: Commodifying and Aestheticizing Urban Poverty and Violence

This conference investigates the motives, processes and effects of the commodification and global representation of urban poverty and violence. We welcome papers from a range of disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, geography, sociology, and urban studies. Deadline for abstract submission is September 15, 2016

Check out the complete call for papers here or download it cfp_stigma2brand

NALACS Conference

On the 16th and 17th of June our ‘Inequality Tourism’ research group will meet in Delft to attend the The Netherlands Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (NALACS) 2016 Conference. We will be presenting a panel entitled “Selling Poverty and Violence: Inequality Tourism in Urban Latin America and the Caribbean” on the 16th at 2pm. You can find more information about the conference here.