Salene Schloffel-Armstrong

Salene Schloffel-Armstrong is an urban geographer based at the University of Auckland. She is currently writing a doctorate on the changing place of public libraries in the contemporary city, but her wider theoretical interests include public space / institutions more generally, infrastructures of care, and housing reform. She is also a co-proprietor of Long Distance Books, and a member of Renters United.

Mar 11, 2021
Exterior of Wellington Central Library, featuring temporary fencing, roadcones and a cyclist

A last bastion of public space? Why the fight over Wellington's library was so fiery

An urban geographer calmly takes stock.

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