Dr Philipp Horn


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Philipp Horn is a Lecturer in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.  He has a BA in Politics and Economics from the University of Mannheim and an MA in Development Studies from the University of Manchester. His PhD focused on the role of indigenous rights in urban policies and planning in a context of constitutional changes that have taken place in Bolivia and Ecuador. He completed his PhD in Planning at the University of Manchester in 2015. Prior to joining the University of Sheffield, Philipp worked as Research Associate in the Department of Development Policy and Practice at the Open University.

His research and teaching interests centre around inclusive urban development planning and identity politics in the global South, with a regional focus on Latin America. His research and teaching is highly interdisciplinary and engages with debates in urban studies, planning, geography and global development. It also tries to actively influence international policy debates, particularly those around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the New Urban Agenda. Within this broad agenda, he works on two interrelated areas: (1) urban indigenous worlds and (2) citizen-led and participatory planning.

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Twitter: @Philipp__Horn