- Nicolas Zehner
- Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh UK
- Research Interests
- Cities, urban sociology, Economic Sociology, Imagination, expectations, Sociology of expectations and futures, Dynamics of capitalism, Urban Ethnography, political economy of urban design, economic sociology of imagination
Working title: Economic Imaginaries and the (Global) City - Emergence and Materialisation of Fictional Expectations in the Urban Landscape
Planning for an Uncertain Future: Materialising Urban Visions in Edinburgh (Working dissertation title)
Master of Arts in International Political Economy 2016-2017
University of Warwick
Dissertation: "Social Acceleration and the Imagination of Alternative Economic Futures"
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Politics & Economics 2012-2016
Book reviews / essays
Zehner, N (2019) Double book review of Göran Therborn (2017) Cities of Power. The Urban, the National, the Popular, the Global and Michael Sorkin (2018) What goes up. The Right and Wrongs to the City in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.
"Planning for an Uncertain Future - Storying Urban Visions in Edinburgh", New Directions Conference, Edinburgh, April 19, 2019.
ESRC Studentship 2019-2022