"New cities: Utopian wishes and PowerPoint dreams" by Dr. Sarah Moser
Dr. Sarah Moser is an Assistant Professor in McGill’s Department of Geography and the Director of the Urban Studies Program. Her research explores the Cultural Politics, Geopolitics, and Social Impacts of new master-planned Cities and Urban mega-developments in emerging economies. Dr. Moser is particularly interested in how new cities are strategies for nation-building and transitioning economies. She has published articles on new cities in Malaysia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates and is currently co-editing The Research Handbook on Asian Cities (Edward Elgar, 2018) and working on a forthcoming book, The Atlas of New Cities.