Urban Development in Xinjiang: A Conversation with Prof. Lauren Restrepo


Friday, November 4, 2022


1:00 PM


2:30 PM


Join the SCRC as we welcome Prof. Lauren Restrepo from Bryn Mawr College to discuss her research on urban development in Xinjiang in conversation with Prof. Andrew Mertha, Director of the SAIS China Research Center.

**Uyghur lunch will be provided**

Event Guests

Prof. Lauren Restrepo

Assistant Professor in Growth and Structure of Cities, Bryn Mawr College

Prof. Lauren Restrepo is an Assistant Professor of Growth and Structure of Cities at Bryn Mawr College, with research areas around Chinese city planning; Chinese bureaucratic politics; Uyghur ethnopolitics; post-conflict development; critical development studies; urban theory. She is also working toward a Xinjiang Data Project. Prof. Restrepo has numerous publications and peer-reviewed presentations at meetings and conferences.

Prof. Restrepo is also currently Chair of the Committee on Libraries, Information, and Computing Member of the Advisory Council, and Reviewer SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship.