Jean Hillier
RMIT University, Melbourne
06. November 2019 - 06. November 2019

Jean Hillier is Emeritus Professor of Sustainability and Urban Planning at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Her research interests include poststructural planning theory and methodology for strategic practice, planning with non-human animals, and problematisation of cultural heritage practices in spatial planning, particularly in China. Recent books include Connections: exploring contemporary planning theory and practice with Patsy Healey (2015), edited with Jonathan Metzger; Deleuze and Guattari for Planners (InPlanning e-book, 2013); Complexity and the Planning of the Built Environment (2012) edited with Gert de Roo and Joris Van Wezemael, the Ashgate Research Companion to Planning Theory: Conceptual Challenges for Spatial Planning (2010) edited with Patsy Healey. Relevant articles include: 'Is extermination to be the legacy of Mary Gilbert’s cat?' (with Byrne J.) Organization (2016); 'Make kin, not cities! Multispecies entanglements and ‘becoming-world’ in planning theory', (with MacCallum, D., Steele, W., Houston, D. and Byrne J.) Planning Theory (2017); 'Cat-alysing attunement', Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning (2017); 'No Place To Go? Management of Non-Human Animal Overflows in Australia', European Management Journal (2017).