On the role and limits of knowledge in urban governance

“I knew the Global Cities Summit would be a different sort of conference when speakers from Makkah (Mecca), London, Toronto, Nairobi, Shanghai, and Barcelona were followed by none other than Michael Jackson. Yes, that Michael Jackson. Between the opening plenary and lunch, the sound system blasted the King of Pop’s "Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’.” Not your typical conference soundtrack. Then again, the Global Cities Summit was not your typical conference.“

Click here to read the rest of my "Postcard from the Global Cities Summit” at the Comment web site.

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