June 8, 2020
Set the Night on Fire: Urban Crisis with Mike Davis, Jon Wiener and Glyn Robbins
June 8, 2020
6.00pm - 7.30pm
Set the Night on Fire details a decade in the life of a city with influence beyond its time and place, and for this live LSE online event the authors will discuss the book's relevance today, in particular focussing on urban crisis.

Join Mike Davis, Jon Wiener and Glyn Robbins for a discussion about the relevance and background of Davis and Wiener's new book, Set the Night on Fire, with a particular focus on urban crisis.

This virtual event is hosted by the LSE Department of Sociology. It will take place on Monday 8 June from 6-7.30pm BST.

You can register for free here.

Mike Davis is the author of City of QuartzLate Victorian HolocaustsBuda’s Wagon, and Planet of Slums. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the Lannan Literary Award.

Jon Wiener (@jonwiener1) is a longtime Contributing Editor at The Nation and host and producer of Start Making Sense, the magazine’s weekly podcast. He is an Emeritus Professor of U.S. history at UC Irvine, and his books include Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files and How We Forgot the Cold War: A Historical Journey Across America. He lives in Los Angeles.

Glyn Robbins (@robbins_glyn) is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Sociology, LSE and a housing worker and campaigner.