Regan Koch is Lecturer in Human Geography at Queen Mary University of London. His researched is focused on matters of public space, urban sociality and collective culture, and the representation and imagination of urban life. Working between London and various cities across the US, Regan’s work has explored urban redevelopment, novel food trends, the work of social entrepreneurs, licensing laws and government regulations, and changing social norms related to how we live together in cities.
Alan Latham is a senior lecturer at the Department of Geography, University College London. His research focuses on issues around sociality, mobility, materiality, and public space within cities. He has published widely in leading international journals. And his writing has been reproduced in a number of anthologies including The Blackwell Companion to the City and The Routledge Cultural Geography Reader. He is the co-author of Key Concepts in Urban Geography (republished in Chinese translation 2014). He received his undergraduate education in New Zealand, moving to the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, to complete his PhD under the supervision of Nigel Thrift. He has undertaken research in Germany, America, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Sweden on cities as diverse as Auckland, London, New York, Eugene (OR), Malmo, Berlin, and Champaign-Urbana. Before moving to UCL he held academic positions at TU Berlin, the University of Auckland, and the University of Southampton.