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Richard Florida - From the Creative Class To The Urban Crisis

Welcome to a lecture by KTH's new honorary doctor, Richard Florida.

Time: Fri 2019-11-15 10.30 - 12.30

Location: KTH Library, Ångdomen

Participating: Professor Richard Florida, University of Toronto

The lecture is available to watch on our media channel  .

Please join us for a lecture by Richard Florida, new honorary doctor at KTH, University Professor and Director of Cities, Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto; Inaugural Philadelphia Fellow, Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, Drexel University; and Founder, Creative Class Group. The author of several global best sellers, Florida also serves as senior editor for The Atlantic, where he co-founded and serves as Editor-at-Large for CityLab.

The talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the topic of the urban crisis.


10:30 Richard Florida - From the Creative Class to the Urban Crisis

11:15 Panel discussion - Beyond the urban crisis

  • Hans Westlund, professor KTH
  • Ola Andersson, architect and debater, Andersson Arfwedson
  • Keri Facer, Professor University of Uppsala

Moderator: Tigran Haas, director of the KTH Centre for the Future of Places

The event will be streamed to maximize visibility and reduce climate impact.

Please register by filling out the form.

Limited places available! Note that the registration is binding.

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Belongs to: Centre for the Future of Places
Last changed: Nov 18, 2019