|Associate professor at the University of Geneva since 2014, Laurent Matthey is in charge of the master’s programme in Urban and Regional Planning. He also codirects the UNIGE-EPFL MAS in Urban Planning. His research, which lies at the intersection of ethnography and literary studies, looks at the political issues that pertain to the narrative making of the city. He is a member of the EspaceSuisse board and the RAMAU scientific council.
Laurent Matthey’s research activities belong to the general field of the epistemology of urban planning knowledge and practices. They are divided into two strands: the first relates to planning discourse studies, and the second to the ethnography of urban projects.
Planning discourse studies, narratology, urban planning professions, epistemology of urban studies.
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Prof. Laurent Matthey
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