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KSTU 2320 - GOVERNING, PLANNING AND HOUSING GREATER LONDON AND GREATER PARIS

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 27

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

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Course Description

The aim of this seminar is to introduce students to the metropolitan governance and the planning tools of the metropolises of Greater Paris and Greater London. The nine-week seminar will cover the main debates and controversies around planning systems, transportations policies, housing programmes and densification goals. Students will have the opportunity to conduct their own field-research through a comparative analysis of an urban policy in the two metropolitan areas.

Teachers

BOISSEUIL, Clément L. (PhD Candidate, CEE - Sciences Po)

Pedagogical format

Nine three-hour sessions

Course validation

Validation of 4 credits ECTS. - One presentation based on selected texts on one urban issue (35%) - One collective research paper based on a comparative of one policy in Greater Paris and Greater London (50%) - Participation and contribution to the collective debates (15%)

Workload

Two papers to read per week. Strong emphasis on participation. One collective research project.

Required reading

  • Cluzet, A. (2017), Le Grand Paris, l'accélération du monde, Paris, Infolio
  • Minton, A. (2017), Big capital: Who is London for?, London, Penguin

Additional required reading

  • Gilli, F. (2014), Le Grand Paris : l'émergence d'une métropole, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po
  • Travers, T. (2015), London's Boroughs at 50, London, Biteback Publishing