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Paul Chatterton Prof Paul Chatterton

Contact details

Room 10.104 Manton
School of Geography
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 36636

Student hours:
Tues 11am - 12pm

Research overview

Paul Chatterton is a writer, researcher and campaigner. He is Professor of Urban Futures in the School of Geography where he co-founded the 'Cities and Social Justice' Research Cluster and MA in 'Activism and Social Change'. He is currently Director of the University's Sustainable Cities Group. He is co-founder of the public charity 'Antipode' dedicated to research and scholarship in radical geography and an associate editor of the journal 'City'. Paul is also co-founder, first secretary and resident of the pioneering and award winning Leeds based low impact housing co-operative Lilac ( His new book just published on...


Latest publications

  • Baborska-Narozny M; Stevenson F; Chatterton P (2017) Understanding opportunities and barriers for Social occupant learning in low carbon housing, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 67, pp.61-87. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-52076-6_3
  • Chatterton P (2017) Being a Zapatista wherever you are: Reflections on academic-activist practice from Latin America to the UK, Towards just and sustainable economies: The social and solidarity economy North and South, pp.235-255.
  • Chatterton P (2016) Building transitions to post-capitalist urban commons, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 41, pp.403-415. doi: 10.1111/tran.12139
  • Pusey A; Chatterton P (2016) Commons, In: Jayne M; Ward K (Ed) Urban Theory: New Critical Perspectives, Routledge.
  • Chatterton P (2016) The Rocky Road of Post-Capitalist Grassroots Experimentation, In: Dastbaz M; Gorse C (Ed) Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design: Selected Proceedings from the International Conference of Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS), Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32646-7


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