Erik Swyngedouw (UK)

Professor Swyngedouw is a recognized leading international expert in environment-society relationships and the analysis of the capitalist space economy, with an emphasis on socio-environmental conflict, water politics, political economic crisis and urban political movements. He is author of “Social Power and the Urbanization of Water” (Oxford University Press, 2004). He also co-edited “In the Nature of Cities” (Routlede, 20006). He recently co-edited (with Japhy Willson) The Post-Political and its Discontents: Spectres of Radical Politics Today (Edinburg University Press, 2014). His book with MIT-Press, Liquid Power, focuses on water and social power in 20th century Spain and was published in April 2015.