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Koch discusses her book The Geopolitics of Spectacle on BBC Radio

March 15, 2019


Natalie Koch

Natalie Koch

Natalie Koch, associate professor of geography, was recently interviewed on BBC Radio for the segment "Spectacular Cities - from Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates." Koch discusses her book, The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synecdoche, and the New Capitals of Asia (Cornell University Press, 2018), in which she evaluates how autocratic rulers use spectacular projects, such as “lavishly built landscapes and celebrations,” to govern and legitimate their power. 03/15/19

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