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Professor Libby Porter is a scholar in planning and urban geography at the Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University.
Her work is about displacement and dispossession in cities.
She has contributed to debates about the relationship between Indigenous rights in planning and urban development, as well as the displacement effects of urban regeneration, urban governance, and the politics of urban informality.
Libby has worked in planning and urban policy practice and taught in planning and geography schools at the Universities of Birmingham, Sheffield, Glasgow and Monash University.
As an activist, Libby has coordinated anti-eviction campaigns in Glasgow against the Commonwealth Games and is currently engaged in community-based actions to defend public housing in Melbourne.
Libby co-founded Planners Network UK, a progressive voice for radical planning in the UK and is an active member of the International Network of Urban Research and Action.
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