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IAS Lecture: Professor Chris Hamnett

  • 13 June 2018
  • 12pm-1pm
  • CC021, James France Building

About this event

Professor Chris Hamnett is regarded as a leading international expert on housing wealth and inheritance and a leading researcher in the fields of social polarization, gentrification and housing. He will be leading a talk about the Reproduction of Regional Inequality Through The Gaokao and University Entrance Requirements in China.

He is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Electronics, Science and Technology, Chengdu, China, and Emeritus Professor of Geography at King's College London. 
He has held numerous visiting positions including UBC, George Washington University, ANU, the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, Nuffield College Oxford, where he held the Sir Norman Chester Senior Research Fellowship, and recently at Sciences Po, Paris. 
He was elected an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2007 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2010. He was awarded the Back Award from the Royal Geographical Society in 2010.

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