Slums in Times of Corona: How Coronavirus might change how we deal with informal urbanisation

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting


    On Tuesday 14th April, Dr. Roberto Rocco, Associate Professor of Spatial Planning and Strategy at the Department of Urbanism, TU Delft, will be presenting Slums in the time of Corona: How the Coronavius Pandemic Might Change How We Deal With Informal Urbanisation. In the face of COVID-19, the risks posed to inhabitants in informal settlements is vast. In some places, the option to isolate or socially distance is impossible. Will this pandemic alter the way we approach the topic of slums?
    Period14 Apr 2020
    Held atPOLIS Urbanism Students Association (TU Delft), Netherlands
    Degree of RecognitionInternational


    • slums
    • Global South
    • informal urbanisation
    • COVID-19
    • Coronavirus and urbanisation
    • Urbanisation post-pandemic
    • Housing post-pandemic
    • Housing policy