About Urban Beyond Measure:
The Urban Beyond Measure initiative was launched by Thomas Blom Hansen, James Ferguson, and Sylvia Yanagisako of the Department of Anthropology. In 2012 the initiative received initial support from Ann Arvin, Vice-Provost of Research, for its attempt to build and extend interdisciplinary conversations at Stanford. In 2013, Stanford Global Studies agreed to support the initiative as a part of its overall mission of strengthening international and inter-regional conversations and research at Stanford University. Read More.
The Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation is acknowledged for providing funding for Dr. Henrik Ernstson to organize this first Urban Beyond Measure conference during his postdoctoral studies at Stanford University.