Revisiting Urban Changes in Iran: Story of Making Tehran, a Paradox City of Cities
Date and time: April 29, 2020, 12 to 1:30 pm Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
Mina Akhavan is currently a postdoctoral research fellow and adjunct professor at Politecnico di Milano Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, where she received her doctorate in spatial planning and urban development (2015) with a thesis on port cites, port infrastructures and their impact on urban development, focusing on the Middle East. Her research interest also concerns the globalization trends and logistics network; transnational urbanism; mobility and aging; sharing economy and new emerging workplaces. She is also part of the management committee of the European Cost Action 18214 “The Geography of New Working Spaces and the Impact on the Periphery” (2019-2023).