Presentation

Carina Listerborn, Professor in Urban Planning at the Department of Urban Studies, at Malmö University, has a Ph.D. (2002) from Chalmers University on urban safety discourses from a feminist perspective. Her research fields are urban social geography, critical urban theory and feminist urban studies. She is part of the strong research environment CRUSH – Critical Urban Sustainability Hub which is a national research network who put the housing question in the center of sustainability issues and ICCAN - International Collaborative for the Critical Analysis of Neoliberalism. She has previously done research on urban conflicts, violence and uprisings, neo-liberal planning, and right now she is finishing a book on “housing from below” and housing inequalities. Most recent research focusing on intersectional perspectives on smart housing developments. Recent publications: (2017) The Flagship Concept of ‘the 4th Urban Environment’. Branding and Visioning in Malmö, Sweden. Planning, Theory and Practice, Vol. 18(1), pp. 11-33; (2016) Feminist struggle over urban safety and the politics of space, European Journal of Women Studies Vol. 23(3). 251-264.