Chisenhale Open Research

The Landscape of Dissent: London 2012 and the transformation of the East End

Saturday 16th June 2012, 2-5pm

As part of the Chisenhale’s OPEN RESEARCH series we organise a panel discussion bringing together researchers and practitioners to critically explore the ways in which the Olympics are transforming the economic, social, political and physical landscape of East London.

Chaired by Mike Raco, Professor of Urban and Regional Governance, The Bartlett, UCL, speakers include, Anna Minton, author of Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the twenty-first-century city, Paul Watt, Senior Lecturer Urban Studies, Birkbeck, Alberto Duman, artist and lecturer, Middlesex University and Laura Oldfield Ford, artist and writer.

Thanks to Urban Geography Research Group for their support.

It was a fantastic turnout. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR TAKING PART and coming along and thanks again to the Chisenhale and UGRG. Thank you too to Melissa for making such delicious cakes!
More photographs going up on our facebook page.