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London 2012 Olympics: what happens when global meets local?

Burdett, Ricky, Sinclair, Ian, Hall, Suzi ORCID: 0000-0002-0660-648X, Mollett, Amy and Brumley, Cheryl (2012) London 2012 Olympics: what happens when global meets local? London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Architectural Advisor to the 2012 Olympic Games and LSE Cities Professor Ricky Burdett talks about the primacy of Olympic legacy and the regeneration of East London. Author of Ghost Milk: Calling Time on the Grand Project, Iain Sinclair, takes us on a tour of London Fields in Hackney, a host borough for the Olympic Games, to talk us through what he sees as a negative acceleration of change brought about by the Olympic project. Dr. Suzi Hall, urban ethnographer and lecturer from LSE Cities, leafs through the beautiful architecture books that inspired her interests in the design of cities and urban multiculture. Presented by Amy Mollet. Other Contributors: Cheryl Brumley, Ricky Burdett, Iain Sinclair, Suzi Hall. Produced by Cheryl Brumley. Music and sound came courtesy of the following users at bebeto (Intro music); Harri (Hypno1 and Hypno5) ERH (Swell pad); Tube mash-up: acclivity (mind the gap and stand clear),wim (London underground train arriving 6 and 13), Jerry F (tube train interior), ERH (underground announcement).

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Additional Information: © 2012 London School of Economics and Political Science
Divisions: Government
LSE Cities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2013 09:32
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:18

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