PORTAL Urban@LSE

Link to portal Urban studies and research at LSE Urban@LSE is a portal for masters and doctoral teaching and for research activities on cities and urban issues across LSE. It aims to provide a resource for faculty, researchers and graduate students across the School, as well as an overview of urban teaching and research at LSE for […]

STUDY PROG MSc Regional and Urban Planning Studies. London School of Economics, London, UK.

Link to the program The MSc Regional & Urban Planning Studies is a strongly focused and internationally based planning programme that has a long tradition in training both people seeking careers in urban and regional planning policy and mid-career professionals.  Founded in 1966 by the departments of Economics, Geography and Government, the programme (now housed […]

CONF, CfP British Association of American Studies(BAAS) Conference “Head West”. University of Exeter, UK. 18.-21.4.2013. Deadline: 1.11.2012

“Head West” British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference A 4-day conference to be held at the University of Exeter, 18-21 April 2013 We are delighted to announce that three plenary speakers have already been confirmed: Paul Gilroy, Anthony Giddens Professor of Social Theory at the London School of Economics Dolores Hayden, Professor of […]

CONF, CfP British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference. Panel on ‘Cultures of the American Suburbs’. Deadline: 15.10.2012

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS In 2013, the University of Exeter will be hosting the British Association of American Studies(BAAS) Conference from 18-21 April. Professor Dolores Hayden, author of _Building Suburbia: A Field Guide to Sprawl_ will be the keynote speaker, and the Cultures of the Suburbs Network will be hosting a panel on ‘Cultures of the […]

CONF, CfP Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth – “Space and Childhood in History”. University of Nottingham, UK. 25.-27.6.2012. Deadline: 31.10.2012

Call for Papers, Society for the History of Children and Youth, June 25-27, 2013 Conference Theme: “Space and Childhood in History” The Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth will be held June 25-27, 2013,  at the University of Nottingham in Great Britain. The Program Committee invites scholars to submit proposals […]

CONF, CfP “The Transformation of Urban Britain since 1945”. University of Leicester, UK. 9./10.7.2013. Deadline: 1.2.2013

Call for Papers The Transformation of Urban Britain since 1945 A conference organised by the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, 9-10 July 2013 Plenary Speakers: John Gold (Oxford Brookes); Frank Mort (Manchester); Guy Ortolano (New York University); Selina Todd (St Hildas, Oxford) During the second half of the twentieth century the towns and […]

CONF, CfP “Grassroots in the City: Urban Movements and Activism in Central and Eastern Europe”. Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. 24./25.05.2013. Deadline: 1.12.2012

Call for Papers (pdf) International conference on Grassroots in the City: Urban Movements and Activism in Central and Eastern Europe Conference venue: Södertörn University, southern Stockholm, Sweden Dates: 24-25 May 2013 The conference seeks to gather researchers working in the field of social movements and civic activism in the urban environment of Central and Eastern […]

NETWORK PUKAR Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action and Research

http://pukar.org.in/ Mission PUKAR is an independent research collective and an urban knowledge production center that provides a platform for cross disciplinary, multi-sectoral, community based research for issues related to urbanization and globalization. PUKAR aims to democratize research and broaden access to knowledge among disenfranchised or weakly institutionalized groups and to create a space from which […]

FILM Creativity and the Capitalist City by Tino Buchholz

Movie at: http://www.creativecapitalistcity.org/ Creativity is fancy, glamorous and desirable. Who can be against creativity? At the same time it is used selectively  or economic purposes and consists of precarious and hard work. In this film, the search for creativity is linked to existential struggles for affordable housing and working space in Amsterdam, such as temporary accommodation, squatting, […]