Stories by Madeleine Wahlund
Madeleine is an affiliated researcher with the Barcelona Laboratory for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability (BCNUEJ). She holds an international MSc in Human Geography and Urban Studies from Lund University and a BSc in Geography from Stockholm University. She has worked with self-administrative processes and practices of neighborhood groups in the acquisition of land-rights and community development in Bolivia. She is interested in the dynamics and conflicts around the greening of cities and is currently researching the extent to which practices of community self-organization can contribute to the construction of new models of environmentally resilient and just cities. Madeleine works on BCNUEJ's GREENLULUs project, assisting with sourcing, processing and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data on green gentrification and strategies for social mobilization in Europe and North America.