His research focuses on migration related processes of urban change. His most recent work is the monograph China Constructing Capitalism: Economic Life and Urban Change (2014) and his next a book for Cambridge University Press, Power, Identity and Representation: Race, Governance and Mobilisation in British Society. He has experience outside the academy as a politician for twenty years in the east end of London, serving in the 1990s and early 2000s for five years as leader of a London local authority, Chair of the Thames Gateway London Partnership and a commissioner on the Blair government’s response to the 2005 London bombings, the Commission on Integration and Cohesion.
Link to external profile page: http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/people/staff/michael-keith
Making Cities Tick (Interview with Society Now)
7 September 2018
(Un)plugging data in smart city regions
28 November 2016
How should we plan the cities of tomorrow?
19 October 2016
The way we live now?
29 July 2015