Erik Swyngedouw: Designing the Post-Political City and the Insurgent Polis

Department of City and Regional Planning Spring 2011 Lecture Series

Erik Swyngedouw is a professor of geography at the University of Manchester in its School of Environmental and Development. Swyngedouw has published extensively on urban political economy, urban political ecology, urban governance, and socio-spatial theory. He has an M.S. in bio engineering, an M.S. in urban and regional planning, and a Ph.D. in geography and environmental engineering.