Dr Sebastien Darchen

Lecturer

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
s.darchen@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53910

Overview

Research Interests

  • Urban regeneration
  • Urban and regional planning
  • Creative industries
  • Globalisation

Research Impacts

Dr. Sébastien Darchen joined the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) at the University of Queensland in 2011 after being affiliated with the Faculty of Environmental Studies (York University, Toronto) from 2009 to 2011. He was a Faculty member of the City Institute in Toronto. Previously, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Canada Research Chair on the Socio-Organizational Challenges of the Knowledge Economy (Teluq-UQAM, Montreal) from 2007 to 2009. He holds a PhD in Urban Studies obtained in 2008 from INRS, Urbanisation, Culture et Société (Montréal, Canada).

Dr. Darchen studies the political economy of the built environment with a focus on the strategies of urban stakeholders involved in the provision of the built environment (Developers, City Planners, etc.).

Hi main research area is the urban regeneration of city centres and inner-city suburbs (Canada, U.S, France and Australia). Dr. Darchen also analyzes creative economy policies and their effects on the localisation of creative economy firms (e.g., video game companies). His current research is on the factors influencing the emergence and growth of local music scenes in cities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Urban Planning, Université Paris VIII
  • Master in Urban Planning, Université Paris VIII
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Urban Planning, Paris West University Nanterre La Defense
  • Master of Philisophy, UCT(ZA)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, L'Université du Québec à Montréal

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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