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Wed, Nov 02


Rome 812

Owning the City: Property Rights in Authoritarian Regimes Book Launch

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Time & Location

Nov 02, 2022, 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Rome 812, The Benjamin T. Rome Building, Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA

About the event

Please register to attend this newly added seminar of the Foreign Policy Institute's Fall 2022 Speaker Seminar on Russia-Europe-Eurasia. Professor Matthias Matthijs is joined by FPI Senior Fellow Charles Gati in moderating a discussion with Dr. Marsha Olive on her upcoming book, Owning the City: Property Rights in Authoritarian Regimes. Published by Columbia University Press, 2022, the link to purchase can be found here:

This book:

  • reveals how private urban property is a source of power as well as vulnerability for Presidents Putin and Erdogan
  • puts cities at the center of the debate on democracy and autocracy, and
  • shows why governance of land is a key success factor for cities in the twenty-first century

Please register via Zoom for virtual participation:

Please register via EventBrite here for in-person participation (with lunch provided).

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