Chiara Valli

Chiara Valli, Postdoc researcher at the department of Conservation at Göteborg University.

She received a PhD degree in Social and Economic Geography from Uppsala University in May 2017 with a thesis titled “Pushing borders. Cultural workers in the restructuring of post-industrial cities”. Her doctoral research critically explored the agency and positioning of cultural workers in the restructuring of contemporary cities, in relation to processes of gentrification, precariousness, political resistance.  Her current postdoctoral research investigates issues of cultural heritage, neoliberal urbanism, gentrification and marginalization in Göteborg. Her research interests include critical urban studies, urban and social geography, political theory, critical heritage studies.

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