Thursday, 15 January 2015

Contradictions, learning and a campaign for the right to the city

Public talk: Contradictions, Learning and a Campaign for a Right to the City

John Krinsky, CCNY and New York City Community Land Initiative

Thursday January 22nd, 3.00 - 4.30 pm
Seminar Room, Auxilia Building, north campus, NUI Maynooth (

John Krinsky is associate professor of political science at the City College of New York. A sociologist and urban planner by training, he is author of Free Labor: Workfare and the Contested Language of Neoliberalism, co-editor (with Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, and Alf Gunvald Nilsen, of Marxism and Social Movements) and has written about labor and community organizing in New York and about the transformation of public work (with Maud Simonet).

He is a co-founder of the New York City Community Land Initiative.

All welcome.

Organised by the MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism and the Dept of Sociology, Maynooth.