Urban and Urbanization

One hand clapping: Notes towards a methodology for debating planetary urbanization

This is an edited, curated transcript of the discussion that took place at a workshop on planetary urbanization in 2016. It is an effort to attend to the strategies that proved effective at sustaining dialogue across areas of theoretical disagreement. Precisely because an embodied conversation works differently than written papers exchanged between assumed theoretical adversaries, it might offer ideas for moving the debate forward. 'One hand clapping' is an invitation to engage beyond logic, to think beyond binaries, and to reflect on the change that can come from one side of a relationship

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