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Dr Mara Ferreri

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences


Geography PhD November 30 2013

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

I am an urban and cultural geographer working on issues of precarity, commons, housing and urban temporariness. Previous research was published in international journals such as Transactions of the IBG, cultural geographies and Geoforum. I am a founding editor of the open-access international Radical Housing Journal. Prior to joining Northumbria I held a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, and worked on the project Commoning Housing

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Learning from temporary use and the making of on-demand communities in London’s Olympic “fringes”, Ferreri, M. 21 Oct 2019, In: Urban Geography
  • Planning and the So-Called ‘Sharing’ Economy / Can Shared Mobility Deliver Equity?/ The Sharing Economy and the Ongoing Dilemma about How to Plan for Informality/ Regulating Platform Economies in Cities – Disrupting the Disruption?/ Regulatory Combat? How the ‘Sharing Economy’ is Disrupting Planning Practice/ Corporatised Enforcement: Challenges of Regulating AirBnB andOther Platform Economies/ Nurturing a Generative Sharing Economy for Local Public Goods and Service Provision, Kim, A., Brown, A., Nelson, M., Ehrenfeucht, R., Holman, N., Gurran, N., Sadowski, J., Ferreri, M., Sanyal, R., Bastos, M., Kresse, K. 15 Mar 2019, In: Planning Theory and Practice
  • Vacancy at the edges of the precarious city, Ferreri, M., Vasudevan, A. 1 May 2019, In: Geoforum
  • Platform economies and urban planning, Ferreri, M., Sanyal, R. 1 Nov 2018, In: Urban Studies
  • Self-precarization and the spatial imaginaries of property guardianship, Ferreri, M., Dawson, G. 1 Jul 2018, In: Cultural Geographies
  • ‘This is a private-public park’, Ferreri, M., Trogal, K. 4 Jul 2018, In: City
  • Living precariously, Ferreri, M., Dawson, G., Vasudevan, A. 1 Jun 2017, In: Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers
  • Notes from the Temporary City, Ferreri, M., Lang, A. 2016


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