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City-Regionalism and Infrastructure in the USA: The Contingent Geopolitics of Capitalism

Professor Andy Jonas, University of Hull, Dept of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences
Tuesday 8th October 2013 - 5:30pm
Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building

Public lecture hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit.

This lectures connects city-regionalism to struggles around the funding of infrastructure inside the competition state.

Drawing on examples from the USA, it examines the variety of city-regional assemblages involved in delivering urban economic development and the collective provision of infrastructure.

It argues that city-regionalism is a particular expression of the contingent ‘geopolitics of capitalism’.