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Simon Batterbury, Brunel University, Political Ecology, Scale and Time: Re-encountering Development and Understanding Environmental Change in Africa

Mona Domosh, Florida Atlantic University, A Feminine City?: Women, Shopping, and the 19th Century Downtown

Cindi Katz, The Graduate School, City University of New York, Disintegrating Developments: Global Economic Restructuring and the Question of Social Reproduction, Reflections on Sudan and New York

Caroline Nagel, University of Kentucky, Beirut, Inc: Urban Entrepreneurship and the Construction of Nationhood in the 'Ancient City of the Future'

Gearoid O Tuathail, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Postmodern Geopolitics: Risk Society and Global Change

Maureen Sioh, University of British Columbia, Fractured Reflections: Rainforests and Plantations in Malaysian Development

Adrian Smith, University of Sussex, Multiple Transitions: Economic Geographies of Change in East-Central Europe

Neil Smith, Rutgers University, Third Wave Gentrification in New York: The Reassertion of Economics