Johannes Novy


Johannes will be discussing the implications of city tourism as a powerful force of contemporary urban change, drawing examples from his latest publication Protest and resistance in the tourist city (with Claire Colomb) and specifically Berlin


Johannes Novy works as Lecturer in Spatial Planning in the School of Planning and Geography at Cardiff University (UK). He studied urban planning and urban studies in Germany, Italy and the United States and holds a PhD in Urban Planning from Columbia University, New York.  An associate member of the Berlin-based Center for Metropolitan Studies (CMS), Johannes divides his time between the UK and Germany and researches, teaches, writes and consults on a wide range of issues related to urban development, planning theory as well as urban tourism (politics). Among his most recent publications are “Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City“ (Routledge, 2016), co-edited with Claire Colomb, and “Railway Station Mega-Projects and the Re-Making of Inner Cities in Europe“ (Built Environment 38/1, 2012), co-edited with Deike Peters.


Image credit: B&M Fotografie

Date of publication

Thu 10 Nov 2016